Job fair taking place Friday at Goodwill Success Center in Columbus

Those in need of a job should head to the Goodwill Success Center in Columbus Friday.

Goodwill, along with the Georgia National Guard Family Program and the Georgia Department of Labor’s Columbus Career Center, are sponsoring the event 1-3 p.m.

The Goodwill Success Center is located at 2601 Cross Country Drive, off Macon Road and near the OfficeMax store.

The lineup of employers and other agencies attending include NCR, Aflac, Accounting Principles, American General Life and Accident Insurance Co., CiCi’s Pizza, Columbus Police Dept., Event Operations Group, LaGrange Police Dept., Muscogee County School District, Spherion, Rescare Homecare, and Pezold Management.

Some of the companies on hand will be hiring, according to the Labor Department, while others will be seeking prospects for possible jobs in the future.

Bring plenty of resumes and be prepared to interview on the spot, said the department, which will have staffers available to assist people with preparing a resume and applying for positions online.

For more information, contact the Goodwill Success Center at 706-256-1837 or the Columbus Career Center at 706-649-7423.

— Tony Adams