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Here are a few of the companies looking for workers at Gainesville job fair
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The Georgia Department of Labor office is located at 2756 Atlanta Highway in Gainesville. - photo by Scott Rogers

A job fair featuring employers from a wide range of fields is set for noon-3 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Georgia Department of Labor’s Gainesville Career Center at 2756 Atlanta Highway

Job seekers can meet with employers in several fields, including food service, retail, corrections, social services, health care, janitorial/housekeeping, factory and assembly work, direct caregivers, fire and water restoration services, and educational and community resources.

More than 20 companies are participating, with more expected to sign up, according to the labor department.

Companies include Kubota, Avita, Lee Arrendale State Prison, Goodwill, Koch Farms, Taco Bell and Sherwin-Williams. Employers interested in the fair can register at

If there’s bad weather, the event will be rescheduled to noon-3 p.m. May 5.

The Hall County area’s jobless rate is at 2.5%, up from 2.4% in February but still lower than the 2.9% in March 2021, according to the labor department.