Job seekers tune in for job fair - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Job seekers tune in for job fair

Posted: Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Unmasked man robs Albany gas station

    Unmasked man robs Albany gas station

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 4:01 AM EDT2014-09-17 08:01:48 GMT
    Around 1:30 Wednesday morning an unmasked man walked into a north Albany Flash Food store and robbed a clerk.More >>
    Around 1:30 Wednesday morning an unmasked man walked into a north Albany Flash Food store and robbed a clerk.More >>
  • Art raises money for Albany Humane Society

    Art raises money for Albany Humane Society

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:18:25 GMT
    May Gillespie and Lauren GallMay Gillespie and Lauren Gall
    Supporters of the Albany Humane Society used art to raise money for the shelter. The Albany Museum of Art hosted Artists for Animals. More >>
    Supporters of the Albany Humane Society used art to raise money for the shelter. The Albany Museum of Art hosted Artists for Animals. More >>
  • Man makes cross country trip to raise childhood cancer awareness

    Man makes cross country trip to raise childhood cancer awareness

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:14:16 GMT
    Jason Rogers, Cycling for Mattie's MissionJason Rogers, Cycling for Mattie's Mission
    A Waycross man is making a unique cross-country trip to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer. Jason Rogers rode into Albany Tuesday night on day 23 of his triathlon from Seattle to Jacksonville.More >>
    A Waycross man is making a unique cross-country trip to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer. Jason Rogers rode into Albany Tuesday night on day 23 of his triathlon from Seattle to Jacksonville.More >>

By Christian Jennings - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Thousands of Georgians remain unemployed.  But the Georgia Department of Labor hopes an interactive approach will get some people back to work.

The WALB News 10 studio turned into a virtual job fair this afternoon.

A phone bank was set up here as well as in Atlanta and Macon to take calls from job seekers with questions about job openings.

The two hour broadcast highlighted 100 job openings across the state. But you can find more openings at your local career center.

"There's hope out there. There are still jobs available. There are employers that are still hiring. And they need to seek out those services that's available to them. Georgia Department of Labor offers a very wide range of services that help people find work," said Mikell Fryer with the Georgia Department of Labor.

A career expo was also set up in Macon today where job seekers got the chance to come out and meet potential employers.

The Georgia Department of Labor encourages everyone looking for work to stop by their local career for not only jobs but also tools to help you stand out in this tough market.

Feedback


©2009 WALB News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.