Wilson Job Fair to feature more than 1,200 openings

Staff Reports • Updated May 2, 2014 at 10:05 AM

The Wilson County mayor’s office, in cooperation with the Tennessee Career Center and Cumberland University will hold a job fair May 13 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Cumberland University’s Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.  

The Wilson County Job Fair is open to the public, and attendees are encouraged to bring copies of a resume and dress professionally.  

“We are very excited to be the driving force of this job fair for not only our community, but also the surrounding communities,” Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto said.  “This is a great opportunity for people who are looking for employment to have a variety of employers in one setting.” 

There are more than 40 employers with 1,200 potential openings for people who attend this event. Companies such as All About Care, Best Buy, Comcast, Fortune Plastics, Lebanon Police Department, LoJac Holdings Corp. Inc., Prospect, Inc., Verizon Wireless and Wilson County Sheriff’s Department are some of the representatives that will be involved in the job fair. 

“We are trying to promote the job fair to good employers who need good workers,” Hutto said. “Whether it’s a veteran, a person getting out of school or someone who is looking for permanent or seasonal help, this job fair will be a great step into that position.”

For more information on how to become involved, contact Jaylene Younge at jaylene.younge@tn.gov

For a full listing of participating employers, visit jobs4tn.gov.  

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