Linda Gates, EMCC's district director of Job Placement and Work-based Learning, is one of the organizers of the East Mississippi Job Fair.
"If you're out of work, now is the time to speak with potential employers and let them know what you can do," Gates
"Some local projects that had been on hold are moving forward again, and we expect to see a large group of business and industry leaders at this year's job fair - including, for the first time, Toyota of Mississippi
This year, the East Mississippi Job Fair will also include employers from health care fields.
"In the past, EMCC
held a separate job fair for health care and it was not open to the public.
This year, we're combining the two job fairs and welcoming both students and members of the community," Gates