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Amid businesses closing and employees getting laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Forsyth County and Greater North Fulton chambers of commerce will host an event this week to connect job-seekers and employers.
From 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 8, the chambers will host a virtual hiring event at no cost to either companies or those looking for a new job.
"As the business climate continues to evolve as a result of COVID-19, many individuals are enduring layoffs from employment at a time when industries that remain operational are seeking employees at higher demands," officials with the chambers said in a news release. "The collaborative workforce efforts of the Forsyth County Chamber and the Greater North Fulton Chamber seek to connect industry with potential labor forces via a series of virtual hiring events. Representatives from local retailers will briefly discuss open positions, qualifications, and how to apply. Attendees will also be able to participate in a break out session with an employer to ask questions about their company and specific opportunities."
Amazon, Ingles and Aldi will be among the companies hiring at the virtual event