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Regional job fair Wednesday


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Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., job seekers are invited to the Mississippi University for Women''s Pohl Gym for the Golden Triangle Employment Expo. 


More than 50 employers are registered to attend the event, including All American Check Cashing, The CPI Group Inc., Primerica Financial Service, Severstal, the Mississippi Department of Human Services'' Division of Family and Children Services, the state Department of Employment Services, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Gulf Coast, Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol, Avon, Sitel, U.S. Army Recruiting, Physicians Mutual, Ikon Office Solutions, DynCorp International LLC, Urban Radio Broadcasting, the Truck Driver Institute, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., American Eurocopter, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Job Corp and Empire Truck. 


After the public event, beginning at 5 p.m. at the WIN Job Center on North Frontage Road near the Golden Triangle Airport exit on Highway 82, around 22 representatives from medical, educational and other veteran advocacy groups will meet with veterans for Veteran Education and Assistance Night.




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Article Comment notajobfair commented at 10/7/2009 1:34:00 PM:

Very disappointed in what was called a Job Fair. Most of the hosts were rude and no one was accepting any applications or resumes. My roommate paid a visit to the Four County booth and was treated very rudely by the lady there at the booth. Apparently she was having to work during her lunch hour. The ship building contractor from the Gulf Coast was even at the booth to talk to people. Don't they realize that a lot of people have to come during their lunch hour to visit this so-called Job Fair.

When people need jobs so badly these days you would think the organizers would do a better job of making sure the employers understood that they need to be at their booth the entire time.


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