4th Annual AOD Community Career Fair is a Success!

Written by AOD Staff
Category: Career Fair
on 23 March 2015
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The 4th Annual Community Career Fair, held March 16th, 2016, is in the books. We appreciate all who helped plan, conduct, and spread the word about the event.  Volunteers included Valerie Curtis of Valerie Curtis Enterprises, Amy Devers of Devers Consulting Group, Mary Gladden of Quantech Services, Robert Holt of ZLA Solutions, AOD board member Tony Russell, and AOD board member Jeff Dennison.  Thank you!

We are also grateful to the Huntsville Housing Authority for having conducted a Resume and Interview Skills Workshop on March 8, 2016 which was open to the public and attracted 17 jobseekers.  Thank you, Ms. Lindsay Pollard, Public Relations/Workforce Development Manager, Huntsville Housing Authority and community partner Terry Heights Hillandale Neighborhood. Topics included:

  • Choosing your path
  • Clarifying your purpose
  • The resume body:  what's old and what's new
  • 5 ways your resume bullet points get your hired
  • Knowing your professional/monetary value
  • Interviewing skills:  10 best job interview tips for job seekers
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Our next AOD Community Career Fair has been tentatively scheduled for March 8, 2017.  We'll start planning that event in December 2016.  Please check back here frequently to stay up-to-date as more information becomes available.

Exhibitors at our 2016 event included the following 38 employers, 6 schools, and 4 non-profits:

Employers

#

Name

Website

1

Ability Plus

http://web.ability-plus.org/

2  AIDT

www.aidt.edu

3

Alabama Department of Corrections

http://www.doc.alabama.gov/

4

Alabama Public Television

www.aptv.org

5

Alorica

http://www.alorica.com/

6

Always There In Home Care

www.alwaysthereinc.com

7 Automation Personnel Services (APS)

http://www.apstemps.com/

8 Behavioral Health Hospital Huntsville

http://thmgt.com/locations/behavioral-healthcare-center-at-huntsville

9

Buffalo Rock Pepsi

http://www.buffalorock.com/

   

10

Burger King

Premier Kings operates 33 Burger King restaurants in Northern AL and TN.
11

Coast Personnel

http://www.coastjobs.com/

12

EPSCO Staffing

 http://wisestaffinggroup.com/

13

Express Employment Professionals

 https://www.expresspros.com/huntsvilleal/

14

FirstLight Home Care

http://www.firstlighthomecare.com/

15

FMI Hansa Medical Products, LLC

http://www.fmihansa.com/

16

Frito Lay, Inc.

http://www.fritolay.com/careers.htm

17

GATR Technologies

 http://www.gatr.com/about/employment

18 H.G. Peake Co.

H.G. Peake Co. has been in the screen printing industry for 35 years. We print on sportswear for the athletic and consumer markets. We also provide commercial printing for decals, labels, data plates and instrument panels.

19 Home Depot

http://www.homedepot.com

20 Home Instead Senior Care

 https://www.homeinstead.com/250/ppc/pages/home-care-services.aspx?adpos=1t2&gclid=CMmzideEnsoCFckdgQod0IYETA

21

Huntsville Hospital

www.huntsvillehospital.org

22

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

http://www.jeffcosheriff.net/

23

Life South

https://lifesouth.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=lifesouth

24

M&D Mechanical Contractors

http://www.mdmechanical.com/

25

McDonald's (Johnson Partners franchisee)

https://www.facebook.com/Johnson-Partners-Inc-dba-McDonalds-of-Huntsville-104529932958495/

26

Onin Staffing

http://www.oninstaffing.com/

27

Redstone Village/Redstone at Home

http://www.redstonevillage.org/   http://www.redstonevillage.org/redstone-at-home/

28

Regions Bank

https://www.regions.com/about_regions/careers.rf

29

Rocket City Drywall

http://www.rocketcitydrywall.com/

30

Sam's Club

Info coming soon

31

Senior Helpers

http://www.seniorhelpers.com/huntsville

32

SMX Staffing

http://www.staffmanagement.com/

33

Spherion Staffing

http://www.spherion.com/locations/huntsville-alabama_113/ 

34

University of Alabama in Huntsville

www.uah.edu/hr

35 U.S. Space and Rocket Center

http://rocketcenter.com/

36

Verizon

www.verizon.com/jobs

37

WAFF-48

www.waff.com

38

Waffle House

www.wafflehouse.com 

Schools

#

Name  

Website / Notes

1

Athens State University

www.athens.edu

2

Calhoun Community College

www.calhoun.edu
3

ESD School, LLC

www.esdschool.com

4

ITT Technical Institute

www.itt-tech.edu

5

J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College

http://www.drakestate.edu/

6

Oakwood University

www.oakwood.edu

Non-Profits/Others

#

Name

Website / Notes

1

Gideons International

http://www.gideons.org/ 

2

Job Corps

www.jobcorps.gov

www.abcworks.net

3

 NACEE (North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence)

http://nacee.net/

4

 WEDC Foundation

www.wedcfoundation.org