Job fairs scheduled

Job fairs scheduled

Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:10 pm

The Tennessee Department of Labor has joined with Dollar General and several major employers in Tennessee to connect veterans with jobs.
The Paychecks for Patriots initiative will include hiring fairs to be held on Thursday in 13 Tennessee Career Centers throughout the state, including in Dyersburg from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 439 McGaughey Street. It will feature local employers interested in putting veterans to work.
Dyersburg’s hiring fair features Colonial DPP, Dollar General, ERMCO, NORDYNE and Unilever. They will have representatives on-site who will be accepting resumes or referring applicants to online applications. Tennessee Career Centers are equipped with computer workstations to facilitate online applications and job searches through their jobs database at
Several agencies are contributing to the event including Labor and Workforce Development, Economic and Community Development, Military, Veterans Affairs and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.
Paychecks for Patriots hiring fairs will concurrently be held in Chattanooga, Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Crossville, Jackson, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis (Poplar Avenue), Nashville (Metro Center), Talbott and Tullahoma.

Published in The Messenger 10.24.12


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