MEDIA ADVISORY

Some 40 employers to recruit at Latin American Association’s Career Expo
Annual job expo is Atlanta’s premier career fair for bilingual job seekers

 

WHAT/WHO:
The Latin American Association presents its 35th Annual Career Expo, a job fair that matches bilingual professional and semiprofessional job seekers with some of Atlanta’s top companies. This year’s Career Expo will attract 40 companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies, including Delta Air Lines, Turner, Wells Fargo, The Home Depot Online Contact Center, Georgia National Guard, Equifax, the cities of Roswell and Brookhaven, Zoo Atlanta and many more.

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 20, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE:
Latin American Association, 2750 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

REGISTRATION:
The Career Expo is free, but job seekers must register at http://bit.do/dkqKX

WHY:
As Atlanta-area corporations become more global, they are increasingly looking for bilingual talent to gain a competitive edge.

“For companies it is important to have a workforce that is diverse,” says Sandra Achury, managing director of Workforce Development at the Latin American Association. “Corporations now see diversity in a more strategic way and it is a priority for many to recruit a diverse and bilingual workforce.”


MEDIA CONTACT:

Aixa Pascual: apascual@thelaa.org, 404-234-4143

 

Thank you to the Career Expo sponsors:

Gold sponsors: Delta Air Lines, Georgia National Guard, Turner

Silver sponsor: Wells Fargo, The Home Depot Online Contact Center

Presenting media sponsor: Univision 34 Atlanta

Media sponsors: El Patrón 105.3, MundoHispánico, WSB-TV, Más 100.9 FM