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CGTC’s Putnam County Center Connects Employers to Job Seekers

Eatonton, Ga. –  Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Putnam County Center recently hosted its 3rd Annual Job*Fest, a Putnam community job fair, committed to connecting job seekers to local employers.
“Our staff hopes that employers had the opportunity to meet qualified prospective employees and that job seekers were able to meet with representatives from diverse job markets,” said Carrie Dietrich, the director of the Putnam County Center. “Hosting this job fair is a further example of CGTC’s commitment to stimulating economic growth in Putnam County through workforce development.”
Twenty-four employers were on hand to meet with approximately 100 job seekers in attendance. 
In addition to partnering with the community in employment, the CGTC Putnam County Center serves the community by offering college credit, adult education, and continuing education classes, as well as business and industry customized training.
Summer semester begins May 16. Prospective students can apply in-person at a CGTC campus or center, or online at
On May 16, an 8-week certificate program course in Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) is set to begin at the Putnam County Center, and those interested are encouraged to apply. CDL jobs are readily available to participants who complete the program. 
For more information contact, Carrie Dietrich, at or 706-923-5000.
Job seekers meets with employers from diverse job markets at the CGTC Putnam County Center Job*Fest.


Submitted by JoBen Rivera-Thompson
April 24, 2017


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