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Job fair in Greenbrier Co. gives job-seekers hope

FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- With hard economic times impacting families across the Two Virginias, today's career fair in Greenbrier County offered a bit of hope.

More than 25 employers from multiple counties came out to the Greenbrier Valley Career Fair at the mall in Fairlea.

Some were ready to take applications and get to know job-seekers.

Employers told us they are hiring, and looking for good candidates.

Experts said career fairs can be a great resource to those looking to land a new job.

Janet Shelton with the Greenbrier Valley Workforce West Virginia said getting hired is about getting out there.

"Get out to events like this where you really get to see an employer face-to-face," she said.

"Opportunities like this are where you can go talk to someone, tell them about your skills and abilities, and actually get to interview."

She added that the biggest part of the job hunt is not giving up.

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