Job fairs

May 31, 2019 - 3:00 pm
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Amazon is looking to fill about 500 part-time and full-time positions during a job fair in Georgia. The company announced Friday that on-the-spot job offers will be made during the hiring event for Amazon's fulfillment center in south Bibb County. The event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p...
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May 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's largest detention center is facing a serious staffing shortage and officials are looking to hire those looking for work. WCIV-TV reports there are about 90 vacancies currently out of nearly 400 jobs at the Al Cannon Detention Center. Deputy PJ Skipper says...
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December 01, 2017 - 8:42 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Cone Denim will hold a job fair for about 200 employees who will lose their jobs when a North Carolina plant closes at the end of the year. The Greensboro News & Record reports the Cone Denim spokeswoman Delores Sides said at least 11 textile and other manufacturers will...
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October 04, 2017 - 10:37 am
ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — More than 50 Jordanian and international companies have advertised hundreds of jobs in textiles, construction and agriculture at a job fair for Syrian refugees, part of an EU-sponsored effort to help the displaced become more self-reliant during what could be...
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August 14, 2017 - 5:13 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Thousands of people searching for work following the abandonment of a nuclear power project in South Carolina are invited to job fairs this week. Gov. Henry McMaster plans to attend the first "Employ SC" job fair Monday. It will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Center for...
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Amazon workers run past a line of applicants waiting to enter a job fair after greeting them with high-fives, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at an Amazon fulfillment center, in Kent, Wash. Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses during the recruiting event. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 02, 2017 - 11:01 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company held a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses. Although the wages offered will make it hard for some to make ends meet, many of the...
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Amazon workers run past a line of applicants waiting to enter a job fair after greeting them with high-fives, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at an Amazon fulfillment center, in Kent, Wash. Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses during the recruiting event. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 02, 2017 - 7:57 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company held a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses. Although the wages offered will make it hard for some to make ends meet, many of the...
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Amazon workers run past a line of applicants waiting to enter a job fair after greeting them with high-fives, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at an Amazon fulfillment center, in Kent, Wash. Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses during the recruiting event. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 02, 2017 - 1:32 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of people showed up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company held a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses. Though it's common for Amazon to ramp up its shipping center staff in August to prepare for...
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In this April 6, 2017 photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent gives information about working for the agency to 24-year-old Ric Kindle, of the Phoenix area, at the Country Thunder Music Festival in Florence, Ariz. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the parent agency of the Border Patrol and of Office of Field Operations, set up the recruitment booth at the festival in an effort to hire more agents and customs officers. President Donald Trump has ordered 5,000 new Border Patrol positions. (AP Photo/Astrid Galvan)
May 03, 2017 - 2:29 pm
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires. This was no average job fair. This was Country Thunder, one of the nation's largest country...
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