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Large job fair to be held at Norcross church

NORCROSS - A job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Norcross First United Methodist Church on Beaver Ruin Road in Norcross.

The event is being sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor and the Norcross Cooperative Ministry.

There will be about 50 employers seeking to fill job openings at the job fair. Other employers will be discussing future opportunities with attendees and several organizations will be providing job seekers educational and other resources.

Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available job openings.

More than 40 employers and 700 applicants attended the event last year, according to a Department of Labor press release.

IF YOU GO

• What: Job Fair and Career Expo

•When: Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

•Where: Norcross First United Methodist Church, 2500 Beaver Ruin Road

•Employers expected to participate at the job fair:

Advance Auto Parts

AFLAC

AT&T/Cingular

Atlanta Electrical Contractors

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Best Buy

Broder Brothers

Corporate Temps

Corporative Mortgage

Cracker Barrel

Farmers Furniture

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

Good Samaritan Health Center

Goodwill Industries

Guardsmark

Gwinnett County Government

Hilton Hotel Atlanta Northeast

Home Depot

IKON Office Solutions

Lake Lanier Islands

Manpower

McKesson

NAPA Auto Parts

Pepsi Bottling Group

Perimeter Staffing

Phillips Correctional Institution

Roadway Express

Smart Document Solutions

Staffmark Transportation

Sunbelt Office Products

Target

Toys R Us

United Parcel Service

U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons

Marine Corps and Navy

Waffle House