One of the largest job fairs of the year will take place Thursday at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center, 801 Front Ave.
Hours for the event are 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
It is organized by the Georgia Department of Labor and sponsored by Clear Channel Radio.
About 100 employers are expected to be on hand, including businesses, organizations, law enforcement agencies and educational institutions.
South Korea-based automaker Kia Motors is among the firms that will be attending. The company needs to fill 2,500 positions for its assembly plant in West Point, Ga., when it opens in November 2009.
The Labor Department anticipates more than 2,000 job seekers showing up for the fair. Assistance for those needing help updating their resumes and filling out online applications will be available.
The job fair is one of three large recruiting events held locally each year. The others typically take place in May at Fort Benning and in September at a Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Victory Drive.
For more information, contact the Labor Department's Columbus Career Center at 706-649-7423.