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Greater Bristol Job Fair at Foundation Event Facility

December 10, 2012

Jobs seem to be at the top of everyone’s list for Christmas. Everyone is talking about jobs, where are they, what do you need to acquire one or who can you talk to about a job. Christmas has arrived early for job seekers in the Tri-Cities in the form of a job fair. On Wednesday, December, 12, 2012 the Greater Bristol Job Fair is being hosted at the Foundation Event Facility, located at 620 State Street and is being offered free to the public. No pre-registration is required. The fair begins at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 3:00 p.m. Various employers will be on hand looking for qualified applicants to fill their many available positions; companies include Bell Helicopter, Eastman, Wellmont Health Systems, US Solutions, and many others. There will be job counselors on site to review resumes and provide recommendations to individuals for resume improvements. **Many local colleges will be on hand in the event attendees are interested in possibly entering a new field and need new skills to do so. . The Bristol Public Library’s Adult Learning Lab will also be participating in the event offering help with GED preparation, computer skills, English as a second language, college entrance exams, and more. **Skilled professionals will be present to assist and offer advice to those interested in starting their own business in today’s economy. **Scott Tollett, the bestselling author of “Bounce Forward” will be speaking at the event. Tollett has successfully navigated six major career crises while also increasing his job responsibilities, influence and compensation at the same time. He will be sharing his first-hand experiences and will outline his job search formula in a clear, yet practical way. Tollett will be speaking at 10:30 a.m. and again at 1:15 p.m.
**Prepare for success and wear proper business attire, remember first impressions count, bring copies of your resume, and arrive with a positive attitude.
**For more information about the event contact Kristi Haulsee 423-652-0184 or Michael Parker at 423-279-7193.