Fulton Commissioner Garner to host major employers in June 16 job fair


ATLANTA – Major employers are seeking to hire, including Coca Cola, FedEx Ground, MARTA, the Georgia World Congress Center, Wal-Mart eCommerce Fulfillment Center and Gate Gourmet. They will be on site during the June 16 job fair in Fulton County.

The job fair will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Adamsville Regional Health Center at 3700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Atlanta, GA 30331.

District 4 Commissioner Joan P. Garner and the Fulton County Housing and Community Development Department, Workforce Development Division will host the job fair.   The event will feature personnel representatives from 16 metro Atlanta employers.

At least 10 other public and private firms will be participating on site, the commissioner stated, including: 

  • Zoo Atlanta
  • IKEA
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta
  • Dunbar Armored
  • Gwinnett County Police Department
  • Zaxby’s
  • Chatcomm911
  • Manpower
  • Ark Temporary Staffing
  • Ranstad

Job readiness Workshops will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 to help applicants prepare for the Job Fair.  Resume Writing will be held at 11:00 a.m., Interview Skills at 1:00 p.m. and the workshops will end with a session on Dress for Success at 3:00 p.m.

Throughout the year, Workforce Development assists unemployed citizens and those seeking to improve their incomes to meet their needs and/or the needs of their families (See Attached Success Stories).  Assistance is provided in the following areas:

  • Career Advisement to help set career goals and education requirements
  • Assistance with resume preparation
  • Schedule participation in a Job Readiness Prep Workshop
  • Learn appropriate ways to dress to file in-person applications or attend interviews and job fairs
  • Obtain free training if the employment seeker meets eligibility criteria

Workforce Development services are also available at the following locations:

North Fulton Career Center

North Fulton Service Center

7741 Roswell Road, Suite 205

Sandy Springs, GA 30350


South Fulton Career Center

5710 Stonewall Tell road, Suite 160

College Park, GA 30349


The Office of Workforce Development is a division of the Housing and Community Development Department.

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact the Disability Liaison in the Housing and Community Development Department within five days of the event at 404-613-7944.  For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.

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