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Labor of Love career expo coming up

8/29/2014, 6 a.m.

The Labor of Love career and resource expo will take place Sept. 6 at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.

The 10 a.m.-to-1 p.m. expo, co-hosted by the Georgia Department of Labor and Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless, will feature employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies tThe Labor of Love career and resource expo will take place Sept. 6 at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.hat provide assistance to job seekers.

Employers will be hiring or discussing current and future employment opportunities. Other organizations will provide education and other resources.

Job-readiness workshops on positive attitudes, soft skills, filling out job applications and interviewing, salary negotiations, and dressing for success will begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue every 30 to 45 minutes throughout the event.

HFTH will provide groceries and back-to-school items for the needy.

Job seekers should bring plenty of resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available job openings.

They also are encouraged to dress appropriately.

Participants include Alorica, Arden’s Garden, Areas USA, Avon, Comcast Corp., DeKalb Fire and Rescue, DeKalb Police Department, DeKalb Workforce Development, Kroger, Goodwill Industries, Lanier Parking LLC, Legal Shield, MDF Executive Marketing, MMP Staffing and Catering Solutions LLC, PetSmart, and Primerica Financial.

The Georgia International Convention Center is at 2000 Convention Center Concourse.

Employers seeking to register and for more information, email Janice.Burley-Black@gdol.ga.gov or Crystal.Davis@gdol.ga.gov or call 404-679-5200.