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Gainesville Job Fair to feature more than 35 employers

By on September 10th, 2012

The annual Gainesville Job Fair is Tuesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The center is located at 1028 NE 14th St.

More than 35 employers with available job openings will be participating. These employers include AAA Auto Club, Gainesville Health and Fitness, Gainesville Police Department, North Florida Regional Medical Center, Prioria Robotics and more, according to a recent article in The Gainesville Sun.

City Commissioner Yvonne Hinson-Rawls said she recommends people attending the fair bring resumes, letters of recommendation, cover letters, as well as Social Security cards and photo identification.

Attendees also have the opportunity to attend workshops about resume writing and how to find a job online.

Veterans qualify for early admission and can enter the fair at 9 a.m. In addition, lunch will be provided at the event.

FloridaWorks is a partner of the Gainesville Job Fair, along with the City of Gainesville Office of Equal Opportunity, Gainesville Regional Utility and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce.

According to the FloridaWorks website, its goals include entrepreneurship training and job matching.

Cassandra Vangellow edited this online story.


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