Goodwill of North Georgia and Georgia Square Mall to Co-Host Job Fair

5/26/2017


 

ATHENS, Ga. – Job seekers looking for their first job or a better one will have an opportunity to connect with more than 10 local employers at Goodwill of North Georgia’s job fair, hosted at Georgia Square Mall. The job fair take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sears Court on the upper level of the mall.
 
Companies will be on site accepting applications and résumés from job fair attendees. Employers will be looking to fill various positions, including warehouse and industrial positions, administrative positions, utility officers, accountants, legal assistants, hospitality professionals and more. “We’re excited to partner with Georgia Square Mall for this event,” says Summer Dunham, director of public relations for Goodwill of North Georgia. “Goodwill’s mission is to put people to work, and collaborating with the mall will help us do just that. This year we will place 23,000 North Georgians into jobs.” Attendees are strongly encouraged to pre-register for the by creating a profile on careerconnector.org.
 
Job seekers should plan to dress professionally, bring several copies of their résumé and have a blue or black ink pen on hand at the event. For more information about the event call (706) 395-1560 or (706) 395-1596.
 
About Georgia Square Mall
Georgia Square Mall is a 686,517 sq. ft. enclosed mall featuring more than 100 stores and eateries and is anchored by Macy’s, JCPenney, Belk, and Sears. Prominent national retailers include Aéropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, The Children's Place, and Victoria's Secret.  The mall is located just five miles west of the University of Georgia (UGA).  With over 36,000 enrolled students, UGA is the state’s largest and the nation’s oldest public university.  Georgia Square Mall is leased and managed by Hendon Properties, LLC of Atlanta, Georgia.
 
About Goodwill of North Georgia
The mission of Goodwill of North Georgia is to put people to work. The nonprofit has provided services in the region for more than 90 years. In fiscal year 2016, Goodwill of North Georgia provided job training and employment services to 49,691 people and helped 20,903 people find jobs or start new businesses. This year it’s goal is to help 23,000 North Georgians find work. The organization currently operates 58 stores and nearly 60 attended donation centers. Revenues generated from Goodwill’s retail program help fund job training and placement programs. 

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