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John's Island hosting job fair Wednesday

Local residents can get job assistance at John's Island Regional Library's Job Fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, August 21.

Job seekers can meet local employers, get assistance with writing a winning resume and cover letter, learn tips to improve online job searches and find out how to get a criminal record expunged. And, for anyone interested in starting their own business, counselors will be available to provide help with everything from writing a business plan, researching potential competitors and developing marketing strategies.

Some of the local employers planning to attend are: Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Charleston County School District, Charleston County Government, East Coast Migrant Head Start and Sea Island Habitat for Humanity.

Additionally, residents can get help with their job search from organizations like: S.C. Works, SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives), the Ninth Circuit Solicitor's Office, Sea Island Chamber of Commerce and Sea Island Habitat for Humanity.

Charleston County Councilmember Anna Johnson will be there from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. to meet area residents, hear their concerns and answer questions.

The job fair is jointly sponsored by Charleston County Public Library in addition to Charleston County Government and Kiawah Cares.