Goodwill to host job fair for seven employers

More than 100 positions tbavailable during Goodwill-hosted hiring event

COOKEVILLEThe 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,July 9, for seven employers seeking to fill more than 100 positions in Putnam and White counties.

Employers include Qualified Staffing, Pacesetters, UCHRA: Self-Sufficiency Training and Results Program, Five Star Food Service, Bledsoe County Correctional Complex, ABM and Goodwill. Openings include cashier, processor associate, caregiver, custodial, production, warehouse, cook  and other positions. Rates of pay reach $15 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. 


When:            Tuesday, July 9

                        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) 520-8789 or visiting

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 or by calling 1-800-545-9231.

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