Goodwill Helping Job Seekers Get Back on Track in 2019
Annual Career Fair and Health Expo Scheduled for January
NORTH GEORGIA – Starting on Monday, January 14, 2019, Goodwill of North Georgia is hosting a series of career fair and health expos, opening the door to thousands of job seekers who are looking for a job or an even better job in the new year. Each of the nonprofit’s 13 career centers will host a multi-employer job fair and each location will also provide an onsite healthcare resource.
“We know that many people start off the new year with aspirations to improve,” says Jenny Taylor, vice president of career services. “If you’re looking for a job or want to learn new skills, we are here to help.”
The 2019 New Year, New You job fair will bring more than 100 hiring employers across 13 locations, including companies such as Coco-Cola, Devry University, Cobb County School District, and Kroger. Goodwill encourages job seekers to pre-register for the job fairs at www.careerconnector.org. For a full list of employers, please visit www.goodwillng.org/new-year-new-you.
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 2018, Goodwill of North Georgia provided job training and employment services to 50,872 people and helped 24,902 people find jobs or start new businesses. The organization currently operates 61 stores and about 57 attended donation centers. Revenues generated from Goodwill’s retail program help fund job training and placement programs. For more information about Goodwill of North Georgia, visit GoodwillNG.org.