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People searching for jobs flood the convocation center

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Employers and potential employees wereconnecting at the Arkansas State University Convocation Center Thursday.

The Arkansas Workforce Center teamed up with the ArkansasDepartment of Workforce Services to host a career expo for all of NortheastArkansas.

Mike Gleghorn is with theParagould Workforce center and said that as soon as the doors opened at 10 peopleflooded in.

"They'll be able to receive services here anywhere," saidGleghorn. "From creating a resume to having their resume critiqued. They canattend one of four workshops that gives them information about interviewingtechniques, job search skills."

The expo was hosted by 99 vendors. The event was free and openedto the public.

 

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