Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless holds job fair

Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless holds job fair

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ATLANTA -

Hundreds of job seekers turned out for a job fair Thursday hosted by Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless.

The agency teamed up with the Georgia Department of Labor and nearly three dozen companies for a unique job fair for the poor and working poor.

Organizers say the mission was to match job hunters with potential employers and equip them with skills to compete in today's job market.

Georgia's employment outlook continues to improve. The state labor department reports the jobless rate dipped slightly to 8.6 percent in July, down from 8.8 percent in June.

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