HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A free, virtual career fair is coming to North Alabama from July 14 to July 16.
Companies and job seekers can register for the Upwards Career & Training Fair online. This event is a collaboration between all 13 North Alabama counties.
The event is free and aims to match job seekers with employers.
According to the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber, unemployment figures for May show that region one in North Alabama has a 7.8% unemployment rate. Region one includes the following counties: Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston.
Here are the specific times in which job seekers and companies will interact with each other:
- July 14, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- July 15, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (optional)
- July 16, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
More information regarding the career fair can be found here.
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