Date:April 14, 2011
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Veterans and General Public Job Fair to be Held April 20 in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission will hold a job fair for veterans and the general public on Wednesday, April 20, at the Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza Hotel at 4728 Constitution Ave.

The first two hours, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., are reserved for veterans only. The final two hours, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., are open to everyone.

Scheduled to participate include Hancock Bank of Louisiana; Crowne Plaza Hotel; Convergys - Baton Rouge; Veterans Upward Bound Program; Cox Communications; Baton Rouge Vet Center; La. Dept. of Veteran Affairs; WVLA NBC33 / WGMB FOX44 / WBRL CW21 / KZUP RTV19; Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.; Strategic Restaurants - Burger King; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of La.; PepsiCo-Frito-Lay; Schneider National; Career Center - River Center Branch - EBR Parish Library; Guaranty Broadcasting Company of Baton Rouge, LLC; Cintas; American Commercial Lines, Inc.; Louisiana Troops to Teachers Program; PEC/Premier; United Blood Services - Baton Rouge; RaceTrac Petroleum; Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge; Woodmen of the World; Veterans Administration; Fugro Chance, Inc./Fugro GeoServices; Inc./John Chance Land Surveys, Inc.; Military Higher Education Coordinator/South Region; St. James Place; Barrister Global Services Network, Inc.; Express Employment Professionals; Baton Rouge Community College; The Blood Center; ISC Constructors; LLC, Lofton Staffing; Circle K Convenience Stores; and LATAN.

Job seekers should bring copies of their résumé and be prepared to interview.

Workforce Commission services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers.

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