Understanding the challenges faced by job seekers in the current economy, University of Phoenix – Savannah is hosting a career expo Tuesday, June 16 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to connect job seekers with employers.
With unemployment still on the rise in Georgia, the event is expected to draw participants from greater Savannah and South Carolina.
The most recent figures indicate that local unemployment is about 7.7 percent.
“There are so many local residents in search of a good job,” said Lisa Nucci, University of Phoenix – Savannah campus director. “We’re thrilled to present this opportunity for people to network with local employers and improve their situation.
Around 30 companies will be participating in the career expo, including AirTran, Allied Barton, Chatham County, Lowe’s, Pier 1 Distribution Center, Statewide Healthcare and many more. University of Phoenix – Savannah 8001 Chatham Center Drive, Suite 200, Savannah, GA 31405
Employers will be available to speak about the jobs they are hoping to fill and what they are seeking in terms of applicants.