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Tennessee Department of Human Services to hold virtual job fair Friday

The event is to help job seekers connect with employers in Tennessee.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Human Services, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Labor, is holding a a virtual job fair from noon until 2 tomorrow afternoon to help job seekers safely communicate with employers.

Employers in the logistics, hospitality, grocery and retail fields will all be in attendance. Some specific companies involved include Speedway, Goodwill Industries of Knoxville, MasterCorp Hospitality, P.L. Marketing, Beretta USA Corp. and the University of Tennessee.

“We are able to build strong families when we connect Tennesseans with employment and educational opportunities,” said TDHS Commissioner Danielle W. Barnes. “The COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the way our department provides these connections, but it hasn’t changed our commitment to supporting families. With the assistance of technology and cooperation from our business partners we can continue building a thriving Tennessee.”

Before you can take place tomorrow, the TDL and TDHS ask you to register by 11 a.m. (10 a.m. Central Time) and provide career goals and interests that will be provided to employers. 

After registering, participants will then be given information on how to take place in online meetings and participating employers.

The Department of Labor has hosted over 100 career and resource fairs since they began in 2017. 

The Tennessee Department of Human Services gives tips for job seekers on their website.

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