Job fair for veterans, general public, happening today

Job fair for veterans, general public, happening today

POSTED: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 7:37am

UPDATED: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 10:15am

NBC33 News is just one of the many businesses out at a local job fair happening today at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 4728 Constitution Ave.

The job fair is specifically focused on providing opportunities for veterans, but is also open to the general public. Veterans will get first access to all the employers, as the job fair is reserved specifically for them for the first two hours (9 a.m. to 11 a.m.). The job fair will then open to the general public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you plan to attend, you should bring a copy of your resume and be prepared for an interview. Who knows, you could end up with a great job by the end of the day.

Scheduled to participate include Hancock Bank of Louisiana; Crowne Plaza Hotel; Convergys - Baton Rouge; Veterans Upward Bound Program; Cox Communications; WVLA NBC33 / WGMB FOX44 / WBRL CW21 / KZUP RTV19/ThisTV; Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of La.; PepsiCo-Frito-Lay; Schneider National; East Baton Rouge Parish Library Career Center; Guaranty Broadcasting Company of Baton Rouge, LLC; Cintas; Louisiana Troops to Teachers Program; United Blood Services - Baton Rouge; Volunteers of America; Veterans Administration; St. James Place; Barrister Global Services Network, Inc.; The Blood Center; University of Phoenix Military Division; Piccadilly; Turner Industries; CAP Technologies, LLC; Capital Area Technical College; United States Army; Kansas City Southern; Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc.; La. Dept. of State Civil Service; Blake International USA Rigs, LLC; Dept. of Transportation and Development; and U.S. Customs - Border Protection.

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