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17th Annual Business Expo & Jobs Fair on tap at Mobile Civic Center April 30

Get those resumes ready.

The 17th Annual Business Expo & Jobs Fair will transform the Mobile Civic Center Expo Hall into a job seeker’s paradise Thursday, April 30.

Roughly 100 businesses and organizations are slated to participate in the employment extravaganza from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., discussing job opportunities and accepting resumes.

Both parking and admission to the event – hosted by the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission – are free to the public. Veterans and military spouses are encouraged to attend.

In addition, participating businesses will have the opportunity to showcase and market their products and services, while free informational workshops will be held throughout the day to assist with everything from resume development and interviewing skills to networking skills and private consultations. Click here for the complete workshop schedule.

For more information call (251) 652-0585 or (251) 433-6541 or click here to visit the commission’s website. Click here to view the complete list of participating exhibitors and employers as of April 24.

Platinum-level sponsors for the event include both Mobile Works Inc. and BAE Systems.

Gold-level sponsors include the Alabama Army National Guard, Alabama Department of Commerce’s Office of Small Business Advocacy, Alabama Department of Economic Development & Company Affairs, Alabama ESGR/H2H, Alabama State Port Authority, Austal USA, G. A. West & Co. Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding, Mobile County Commission, Mobile Gas, Navy Federal Credit Union, Quincy Compressor Inc., Walmart and Woodforest National Bank.

Silver-level sponsors include the Alabama Department of Senior Services, Alabama Technology Network, AM/NS Calvert  and the Mobile Society for Human Resource Management.

April 27, 2015

Kelli Dugan | By Kelli Dugan |

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