Job fair being held Saturday at GRB

September 18, 2009 6:35:36 AM PDT
There's a huge job fair in Houston tomorrow, promising more than 1,000 positions immediately available.[FIND A JOB: See listings for jobs around the Houston area]
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The City of Houston and Congressman Sheila Jackson Lee are hosting the job fair Saturday at the George R. Brown Convention Center downtown. Participants are asked to dress to impress and have copies of your resume on hand. The event runs from 9 am until 4 pm.

The 1,000 positions include jobs with private companies and also with government agencies. The job fair is expected to draw thousands. Now, you can pre-register for tomorrow's job fair by going to any HoustonWorks USA location. Click Here for the list of locations.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee's office will be providing transportation from the following locations.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
9318 Homestead Road
Houston, Texas 77016
713-631-2595

Acres Homes Multi-Service Center
6719 W. Montgomery
Houston, Texas, 77091
713.694.9274

Employers present will include: Aramark Regional Staffing, Art Institute of Houston, Catherines, City of Galveston, City of Houston Police Department, City of Houston-Human Resources Department, City of Houston-Office of the Mayor, Comcast Cable, Department of Veteran Affairs, Dept. Highway and Safety, Dept. of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection, Dept. of Interior-US Geological Survey, Dept. of Public Works and Engineering, Dish Network, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Everest Institute, EZ Pawn, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FedEx Ground, FEMA, Fort Bend Human Resources, Hilton Americas Houston Hotel, Host Staff, Interactive Response Technologies, Jobing.com, Lee College, MEMCO, Memorial Hermann, Metro, Parsons, Reliable Life Insurance, Rice University, Richmond State School, Social Security Administration , Stevens Transport, Texas Dept. of Public Safety, Texas National Guard, Texas PRIDE, US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, US Army, US Citizenship & Immigration Service, US Department of Energy, US Dept. of Commerce-US Census Bureau, US Dept. of State: Diplomatic Security Service, US, Marine Corps, Wharton County Junior College, Workforce Solutions, Affiliated Computer Service-ACS, and many more...

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