Job fair in Forsyth County Feb. 25



CUMMING, Ga. -- Nearly 75 northeast Georgia employers looking to fill immediate job openings and future positions are scheduled to participate in a career expo Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Forsyth County.

The expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lanier Tech’s Forsyth campus, 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd. in Cumming. It is sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL), Lanier Technical College and the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce.

Positions to be filled include: maintenance technicians and mechanics, electrical refrigeration technicians, office managers, IT network, certified nursing assistants, medical assistants, EMTs, LPNs, therapists, production and assembly-line workers, firefighters and fire medics, early childhood education teachers, associate control systems engineers, autocad, and drafters.

Job seekers will also be able to participate in a live chat with experts on topics ranging from resumes, interviews and career transition.

The live chat is designed to assist Georgia job seekers find their way back into the workforce.

The questions will be fielded by experts from the GDOL, Lanier Tech and the Chamber of Commerce.

Members of the public are encouraged to follow the conversation on Twitter and participate using #NEGAExpo. Questions may also be submitted in advance to @GeorgiaDOL via Twitter or via Facebook at

All questions will be answered during the chat.

Employers from manufacturing, staffing, retail, government, education, healthcare, computers/technology, industrial and other fields are registered to recruit at this event.

An updated list of participating employers can be found at, under upcoming events.

Job seekers taking part in the career expo should dress professionally, bring several copies of their resumes and be prepared to interview on site.

For more information about the expo, email or visit

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