The 2021 Mid-South Area Job Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 26th, at the Landers Center off Pepperchase Dr. and I-55 in Desoto County.
The annual Governor’s Job Fair is open to the public without charge and provides participants the chance to meet with employers and discuss potential job opportunities.
Adam Todd, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network, said, “We’ve been working with our community partners on this event for the last few months. The Southaven Chamber of Commerce and the Desoto County Economic Council have been great partners. We are excited to partner with them for another year to help connect Mississippians with jobs.”
Important information about the job fair:
- Dress for success
- Be prepared for on-site interviews
- Bring plenty of resumes (Copiers/scanners will NOT be available at the Job Fair)
- Review the list of participating employers and have a game plan
- Please bring your mask if you are not vaccinated. They will be required during the event.
- Social distancing will be observed.
Pre-registration is highly encouraged. To pre-register for the event, visit jobfairs.ms.gov. Please print your registration confirmation and provide this at the check-in station on the day of the job fair.
“On-the-spot hires frequently occur at our job fairs, so please be patient with us during this event,” said Todd. “Events like the Mid-South Area Job Fair, which connects Mississippi’s talented workers with employers looking to hire, are a critical part of our efforts to strengthen our innovation in today’s economy.”
For a list of registered employers, go to: https://www.jobfairs.ms.gov.