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A number of local companies, including Shaw Industries, Georgia Power and Wynn Buick GMC, will be at the Nov. 1 expo, set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 400 on Chatt Tech's North Metro Campus in Acworth.
It's set to feature a number of employers, educational institutions and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. Employers will be hiring or discussing current and future employment opportunities, while other organizations will provide educational and other resources.
Bring plenty of resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available job openings. Dress professionally to improve your opportunities for employment.
Businesses and organizations expected to participate in the expo include A-One Staffing, Aaron’s, AFLAC, American Intercontinental University, Assurant, Authorized Service, Avant Gardener, Axis Teknologies, Belhaven University, Bettis Electric Company, Brickman Group, Caraustar Industries, Car Max, Carolina Handling, Child Care Careers, City of Woodstock, CNN/Turner Broadcasting, Compass Technology, Crete Carrier Corporation/Shaffer Trucking, CTC-C&ED Department, DeVry University, FCI Talladega, Fox 5-Atlanta, Georgia Power Company Georgia Department of Public Safety, Georgia State University, Granny Nannies, Hire Dynamics, Home Depot, IMMCO, Kaiser Permanente, Kauffman Tire, Kelly Services, Kennesaw State University, Life University, Life Well Lived Services, Medline Industries, Modern Woodmen of America, Mutual of Omaha, National University, North Georgia Staffing, Pike Nurseries, Pivotal Consulting, Race Trac Petroleum, Resurgens Hospitality Group, RGC Restaurants, Rock Creek Manor, Salem Communications-Atlanta, Shaw Industries, Six Flags Over Georgia, Southern Company, Southern Polytechnic State University, Teachers R Us Placement Agency, The Pantry, Traylor Business Services, U.S. Marines, University of Phoenix, Voice Today, Well Street Urgent Care, WUPA-TV CW 69, Cable 10 and Wynn Buick GMC.
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