If you’re one of those people who have written off the NAACP National Convention as an event to just address race and politics you’re wrong. The organization has partnered with other groups to find those without work a job. With a national joblessness rate sitting just above 8% the time couldn’t be better to put on a job fair. Here’s more about the event in cooperation with the NAACP:

NAACP Job Fair

If you are unemployed or interested in a new career, here’s some exciting news — the NAACP Professional & Executive Diversity Job Fair is coming to Houston, and you’re invited.

This event provides a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with companies that are hiring and looking for experienced candidates just like you.

Employers are seeking candidates with experience and interest in sales, engineering, government, security, education, military, medical, banking, financial services, and more. The Professional & Executive Diversity Job Fair is free and open to everyone with a four-year degree or above.

Tuesday, July 10 12:00PM – 6:00PM

Wednesday, July 11 10:00PM – 4:00PM George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avendia de las Americas Houston, TX 77010

Exhibit Hall C

So tidy up your resume — bring plenty of copies and get ready to jump into gear with a new career!

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