Date:March 26, 2010
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Veterans and General Public Job Fair to be Held April 1 in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission will hold a job fair for veterans and the general public on Thursday, April 1, 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, the United States Army, Louisiana Troops to Teachers Program, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Piccadilly Restaurants, Convergys - Baton Rouge, Veterans Upward, Bound Program, La. Department of Public Safety & Corrections, La. Department of Civil Service, Associated Grocers, Teche Federal Bank, United Blood Services, Cox Communications, RaceTrac Petroleum, Advantage Personnel, Inc., Baton Rouge Vet Center, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Dollar General, La. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Baton Rouge Recreation and Parks (BREC), Liberty National Insurance, Lofton Staffing & Security, Quad Vets, Cintas, Superior Energy Services, Sysco New Orleans, Race Trac, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, AutoZone, V.A., U.S. Army, Coca-Cola, S.H.R.M., WVLA NBC33 / WGMB FOX44 / WBRL CW21 / KZUP RTV19, Home Depot, PEC/Premier Safety Management, Inc., The SMART Institute, Frito Lay, Danos & Curole and American Gateway Bank.

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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