Sumter County job seekers meet with employers

Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 3:10 PM CDT
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LIVINGSTON, Ala. (WTOK) - A hiring event with nearly 20 employers was held at the Livingston Civic Center on Tuesday.

“[There’s] a lot of service providers, non-profits that are here with us providing resources to the community for folks who are looking for jobs,” said Lauren Collier, the outreach and program manager for West Alabama Works!

The Sumter County Hiring Event was sponsored by the City of Livingston and West Alabama Works!

“The employers that are here, they are looking for good people to come and work,” Collier said. “They pay well, the benefits are really good, so if you have any questions about any of the employers here today, go to”

Staff with West Alabama Works! say there’s a lot of people looking for employment and employers are eager to hire them.

“Turnout’s been really good, we kicked off at 9 a.m. and we had folks waiting at the door, and it’s been steady ever since,” Collier said. “It’s been really good.”

Click here for a full calendar of events with West Alabama Works!

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