Fulton County will host the 2015 workforce development exhibition

Fulton County District 4 Commissioner Joan P. Garner and the Fulton County Office of Workforce Development will co-host the 2015 Job Fair on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

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The event begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m. in the Adamsville Regional Health Center located at 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30331.

Job Readiness Workshops will be held on the following dates and times:

Thursday, May 14, 2015 – 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 – 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

In 2014, Commissioner Garner and Workforce Development hosted a Job Fair in the Government Center, which is located in the Commissioner’s previous district. Last year’s Job Fair attracted over 500 participants and 40+ employers resulting in employment for 80 participants.

Overall, in 2014, the Office of Workforce Development helped over 900 people to land jobs. Skills update opportunities were provided to over 200 Workforce Development customers and over 60 Job Readiness Workshops were offered. The Workshops are held throughout the year in Fulton County Career Centers.

Help is available for unemployed workers throughout the year from the Office of Workforce Development. Employment search services and job training services are also offered for the long-term unemployed who may need help in improving their resumes and interviewing skills. Additionally, job seekers who want to know more about obtaining that first opportunity for an interview or receiving information about making it past the first interview to the second interview can obtain the following services:

• Career Advisement to help set career goals and education requirements
• Assistance with resume preparation
• Job Readiness Workshops
• ‘Dress for Success’ tips and advice on how to complete in-person applications successfully and preparation to make the best of their attendance at interviews and job fairs
• Free training for unemployed citizens who meet eligibility criteria

Fulton County offers Workforce Development services at the following locations:

Adamsville Career Center inside the Adamsville Regional Health Center
3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Atlanta, GA 30331
404-613-6381

North Fulton Career Center
North Fulton Service Center
7741 Roswell Road, Suite 205
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
404-613-4480

South Fulton Career Center
5710 Stonewall Tell road, Suite 160
College Park, GA 30349
770-306-5202

For more information, call 404-613-6381. The Office of Workforce Development is a division of the Housing and Community Development Department.

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in alternative format should contact the Disability Liaison in the Housing and Community Development Department at 404-613-7944. For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.

 


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