Coweta jobseekers and those from surrounding areas will have the opportunity to look for a job and even get vaccinated at the same time Thursday.
The Multi-Industry Job Fair is being collaboratively hosted by the Newnan FUMC Job Networking Group, Goodwill and the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce. The job fair will be held at Newnan First United Methodist Church’s parish hall in downtown Newnan Thursday, Sept. 16. 4-6 p.m.
More than 30 companies, including retail, food service, professional and manufacturing, will be in attendance. The latest list of employers includes:
Center for Testing and Engineering
Mauser Packaging Solutions
Progressive Heating, Air, and Plumbing
ResourceMFG and ProLogistix
Safran Aerosystems Services America
The Flying Locksmiths - South Atlanta
Toyota of Newnan
West Georgia Technical College
Andy Whitlock, of the founding members of the Job Networking Group, said job seekers should always come prepared with several copies of recent resumes.
“They should dress for success, and be prepared to interview for jobs on the spot,” Whitlock said in an email statement.
Whitlock said safety is also a top priority, so masks will be required for entry.
Free vaccines will be available courtesy of Lee-King Pharmacy. The free vaccines will really be helpful and important, especially since Pres. Joe Biden announced his new mandate regarding vaccines in the workplace. The rules mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require their employees to be vaccinated or be tested for the virus weekly, affecting about 80 million Americans, according to the Associated Press.
Since 2003, The Job Networking Group has been helping unemployed Cowetans get back to work. Organizers changed the group’s format to focus on hosting job fairs instead of monthly meetings because of the rise in employment.
For more information, contact the First United Methodist Church at 770-253-7400.