Cartersville Goodwill Hosts Job Fair in its Career Center
The organization will hold eight job fairs on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Cartersville will be the site of one of eight job fairs hosted by Goodwill of North Georgia on Wednesday, Feb. 6, giving job seekers across the region the chance to connect with dozens of employers.
Goodwill will hold the job fair at eight of its career centers. Employers will be on-site at each location recruiting workers for professional, warehouse and retail positions.
Job Fair Attendee Requirements
- Professional interview attire
- Several copies of their résumés.
“Each of our career centers holds regular job fairs, but this is the first time we’ve combined our efforts to create a single-day impact,” says Elaine Armstrong, director of public relations. In addition to Cartersville, Goodwill has career centers in Athens, Atlanta, Decatur, Duluth, Oakwood, Rome and Woodstock.
Cartersville Goodwill Career Center
929 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy., Cartersville
Most other locations will host a job fair from 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Area employers are recruiting workers for jobs that include:
- Shaw Industries: various flooring warehouse positions (all shifts)
- Deep South Industries: CDL drivers/laborers
- Steak N Shake: all positions (for Cartersville location opening in March)
- Bojangles: all positions (for Cartersivlle location), managers(for Calhoun location)
- Rollins Child Development: childcare teachers
- King’s Detail Shop: automobile detailers
- Adams Lawn care
- Simply Staffing: numerous positions and industries
- 2 Work Staffing: numerous positions and industries
- Home Depot: cashiers, lot, sales and freight team
“We know many people start the year looking for new job opportunities. This one-day event will allow us to help them connect with employers, while highlighting the myriad of resources each location offers every day,” Armstrong said.
Job seekers can use the location finder on Goodwill’s website to find their nearest career center.
The nonprofit, known for its donation centers and stores, uses the money from its donated goods program to fund its career centers and employment services. Goodwill representatives say the facilities have become a resource for more than 30,000 job seekers and thousands of area businesses looking to hire staff.
Goodwill career centers are free and open to the public. They are equipped with computers, résumé-writing tools, local job postings, photocopiers, telephones and other resources. Goodwill also provides recruitment fair space, interview rooms and other services for local employers.