Roswell Inc, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Labor, will host the first-ever Roswell Hospitality Career Expo sponsored by Gas South at the Holiday Inn Express on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

The first in a series of career expos by Roswell Inc, this event will focus on bringing together employers and qualified applicants specifically in the hospitality industry.

“This career expo series is unique in that each event strategically focuses on the staffing needs of a key industry,” executive director of Roswell Inc., Steve Stroud said. “The hospitality industry is one of Roswell’s leading industries, and with three new hotels and a number of restaurants and attractions set to open within the next year, it continues to grow. We are excited to help support that growth through the Roswell Hospitality Career Expo.”

The event will feature an exhibit hall with more than 35 of Roswell’s restaurants, breweries, hotels and attractions. Some companies present inlcude Chick Fil A, Gate City Brewing Company, Osteria Mattone, Double Tree by Hilton and Chattahoochee Nature Center. Employers will have the opportunity to promote available positions and recruit job seekers at their individual company table.

“Doubletree Atlanta Roswell is thrilled to have an opportunity to participate in Roswell Inc’s first Roswell Hospitality Career Expo,” Human Resources Manager Lakeya Lighty said. “We’re excited to explore the community’s fresh new talent and look forward to growing our team. We hope to meet individuals looking for an excellent place to learn, develop, and excel!”

Additionally, businesses will have the option to participate in one-on-one interviewing in a separate, more private meeting space. The Georgia Department of Labor along with other local job networking groups are helping to promote this event to their extensive network of job seekers.

Other career expos that are currently in the early planning stage include automotive and medical career expos.

The event will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 909 Holcomb Bridge Road.

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