Goodwill to host job fair for 12 employers

More than 100 positions to be available during Goodwill-hosted hiring event

COOKEVILLE –The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 565 S. Jefferson Ave. in Cookeville will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday,Oct. 8, for 12 employers seeking to fill more than 100 positions in Putnam, White and surrounding counties.

Employers include APEX, H&R Block, Taco Bell, Randstad at Ficosa, Home Instead Senior Care, Excel Temporary Service, Candlewood Suites, ABM, Pacesetters, Bledsoe County Correctional Complex, UCHRA (STAR Program) and Goodwill. 

Openings include marketing consultant, customer service representative, retail associate, food preparation, general labor, entry-level welding, maintenance, die-casting, paint operator, molding operator, assembly, corrections officerand other positions. Rates of pay reach $15.63 per hour.

Representatives from these companies will be on-site and interviews are possible, so job-seekers should dress for success. Job candidates are encouraged to bring a resume, photo ID and their Social Security card or birth certificate. 

JOB FAIR FOR 12EMPLOYERS

When:            Tuesday, Oct. 8

                        10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where:          Goodwill Career Solutions

                        565 S. Jefferson Ave.

                        Cookeville, Tenn.

The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Cookeville now hosts job fairs on the second Tuesday of each month. More information on job fairs and job training can be obtained by calling (931) 520-8789or visiting www.giveit2goodwill.org/careersolutions.

About Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.

For more than 60 years, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee has provided job training and job placement free of charge to people with disabilities or other barriers to employment through the sale of donated items.  Goodwill’s vision is that all people will have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential through the power of work. More information about Goodwill’s Career Solutions, retail stores and donation centers can be obtained online at www.giveit2goodwill.orgor by calling 1-800-545-9231.

Michelle Price is the managing editor of the Upper Cumberland Business Journal and can be reached via email. Send an email.

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