2017 New Year. New Job.

12/29/2016


 

NORTH GEORGIA — Job seekers looking for a fresh start in the new year can look to Goodwill of North Georgia's annual "New Year. New Job." resource and job fair. Throughout the week, all 13 of its career centers will participate, giving people across the region the chance to connect with several local employers on a single day. From January 9 - 13, employers will be on-site at each location recruiting workers for professional, warehouse and retail positions.
 
“The holiday season can add financial strain for many families,” says Elaine Armstrong, vice president of marketing. "With New Year. New Job. people looking for a new job or a better one can get started by networking in person with local employers." Participating career center locations are in Atlanta, Athens, Cornelia, Dawsonville, Decatur, Duluth, Cartersville, Oakwood, Rome, Smyrna, Stockbridge and Woodstock. Each location will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For information on which day each center will host the event, visit goodwillng.org/betterjob
 
Known for its donation centers and stores, Goodwill uses revenue from its donated goods program to fund its career centers and employment services. Career center facilities have become a resource for more than 40,000 job seekers and thousands of local 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. Centers also provide recruitment fair space, interview rooms and other services for local employers. “The new year is a popular time to search for new job opportunities. This multi-location event allows Goodwill to connect job seekers with employers, while highlighting the many resources our locations offer every day,” Armstrong explains.
 
Job fair attendees should arrive in professional interview attire and bring several copies of their résumés. Attendees can find their nearest career center by visiting Goodwill's online location finder.
 
Employers by Date and Location (List will be updated as employers are confirmed)
 
Monday, January 9
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Northeast Plaza Goodwill Career Center
678.891.0235
Attending Employers:
Best Bank
Childcare Career Connection
Kroger
Old Navy
Domino’s
Goodwill of North Georgia
Go2Perimeter
Wagner Staffing
Staples
Target
Amada
Reliable Heating and Air
Lawrence Animal Hospital
Waffle House
 
Tuesday, January 10
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Decatur Goodwill Career Center
404.554.9600
Attending Employers:
Ricoh USA
Amerigroup
AccuClean, Inc.
Top Job Hospitality
Cost Plus Processing LLC
Childcare Careers
GA.DHS/DCSS Outreach Program
Goodwill of North Georgia
DeKalb Count Veterans Treatment Court
Goodwill of North Georgia
CSL Plasma
LGC Hospitality
Wagner Service Solutions
Georgia Community Support & Solutions
Express Employment Professionals
Top Notch Staffing
Waffle House
Ark Temporary Staffing
Amada Senior Care
Partnership for Community Action
Brightview Landscaping
Tyson Foods
Johnson Service Group
Golden Corral
 
Oakwood Goodwill Career Center
770.538.4209
Attending Employers:
PepsiCo
Koch Foods
Randstad
Wagner Service Solutions
Lee Arrendale State Prison
Express Employment Professionals
Home Goods
Classic Window Coverings
Etcon Employment Solutions
Staffing Advantage
Labor Finders
Lowe's
KIK Custom Products
Mobil Staff Solutions
Resource MFG
Manpower Staffing
Avita Client Services
Arby's
Office Depot
Dynamic Security
 
South DeKalb Goodwill Career Center
404.728.8605
Attending Employers:
DeKalb Fire Rescue
Everest Institute
Goodwill of North Georgia
Georgia Department of Labor
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Insure Georgia
Nu Republic
Peach State Health Plan
Recovery Consultants of Atlanta
 
Stockbridge Goodwill Career Center
678.514.0670
Attending Employers:
Manpower Staffing
CoWorx Staffing
Employer Solutions Resources
IBM SECU
 
Wednesday, January 11
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Athens Goodwill Career Center
706.395.1560
Attending Employers:
Family Care
ResCare
Axiom
Hitachi
Williams and Sonoma
Hire Dynamics
Athens Community Council on Aging
Crossmark
Paxen
WIOA
Waffle House
 
Cornelia Goodwill Career Center
706.894.4905
Attending Employers:
Flexicrew Express Employment Professionals
Lee Arrendale State Prison
Gold Creek
Securitas Security Services
 
Dawsonville Goodwill Career Center
706.344.3409
Attending Employers:
Automation Personnel Service Inc.
Belk
Brightview Landscaping
Brenau University
The Budd Group
Insure Georgia
Chico's
Koch Foods
Kroger
Gold Creek Foods
Labor Finders
Panera Bread
Paradise Valley Resort
Wagner Staffing
 
Duluth Goodwill Career Center
770.564.2447
Attending Employers:
Randstad
First Step Staffing
Etcon Employment Solutions
Varsity Facility Services
Automation Personnel
Resource MFG
Childcare Careers
Jibe Staffing
Reliable Heating & Air
Goodwill of North Georgia
Technology Center Inc.
U.S. Army
Top Job Hospitality
Jewish Family & Career Services
Wagner Services
Primerica
 
Rome Goodwill Career Center
706.292.3304
Attending Employers:
Mohawk
Mercy Care
Apollo Staffing
Beaulieu
HUD/FHA
GAPHC
Hays State Prison
Aramark
Subway
Ashton Staffing
Randstad
Legal Shield
 
Thursday, January 12
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Cartersville Goodwill Career Center
770.276.7036
Attending Employers:
NOTS Logistics
Toyo Tire
Zep
Apollo Staffing
Hays State Prison
HUD/FHA
Pilgrim’s Pride
 
Smyrna Goodwill Career Center
678.766.8173
Attending Employers:
Brenau University
Department of Juvenile Justice
High Grove Partners
Labor Smart
Pirate Staffing
Teachers R Us
TurfPride Lawn Care
 
Friday, January 13
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Woodstock Goodwill Career Center
770.874.0901
Attending Employers:
Comfort Community Center
Taco Bell
Department of Juvenile Justice
Hoover Foods - Wendy's 
DeVry University
Help at Home, Inc.
Goodwill of North Georgia
LGC Hospitality

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