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Video: EMCC Hosts Annual Job Fair

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MAYHEW, Miss. (WCBI) — Job seekers and companies looking for good workers are meeting in one place today.

East Mississippi Community College is hosting its annual job fair.

Local, state and national employers are there accepting resumes and meeting with prospective employees.

There are more than 50 employees filling positions in manufacturing, banking, and more.

“I’m hoping I can find a job in Phlebotomy. I have my certification in home health and hospice. I’m trying to find anything that’s available in the Starkville area, Columbus, and West Point … Anything,” Job seeker Samantha Chandler.

“There’s a couple of engineering jobs on the MDES website. That’s MDES.ms.gov. All our job postings are run through there. They have a couple of engineering jobs and then there is maintenance and those type jobs,” Jud Robinson with Yokohama Tire Manufacturing said.

The job fair will go on until 2:30 p.m. this afternoon in the Lyceum Auditorium on the Mayhew Campus.

It’s open to all college students and anyone in the community.