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Mid-South Drive-Thru Job Fair Announced

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For Immediate Release
Date: September 4, 2020

Southaven, MS ---

Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security on behalf of the Southaven Chamber of Commerce  announced that a Mid-South Drive-Thru Job Fair in Southaven, MS is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 29. It will be in the the South East lot of Landers Center off Pepperchase Dr. and I-55 in Desoto County. The annual Governor’s Job Fair as always, is open to the public without charge and provides participants the opportunity to meet with employers and discuss potential job opportunities.

“This is a great chance to provide support for Mississippians who want to work during these difficult times. Opportunity is out there, and we want to unlock it for the people of this great state,” said Governor Tate Reeves.

Adam Todd, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network stated, “We have been working with our community partners on this event for a while now. The Southaven Chamber of Commerce reached out to us about putting this event on and we are excited to partner with them on this innovative way to help connect Mississippians with jobs.”

Important information about the job fair:

  • Dress for success
  • Be prepared for on-site interviews
  • Bring plenty of resumes (Copiers/scanners will NOT be available at the Job Fair)
  • Review the list of participating employers and have a game plan
  • Please bring your own Masks. They will be required while interacting with businesses or event staff
  • Attendees will NOT be allowed to leave their vehicles

Pre-registration is highly encouraged. To pre-register for the event, visit Please print your registration confirmation and provide this at the check-in station on the day of the job fair.

“On-the-spot hires occur frequently at our job fairs, so please be patient with us during this event. We will get you through as quickly and efficiently as possible,” said Todd. Events like the Mid-South Drive-thru Job Fair, which connect Mississippi’s talented workers with employers looking to hire, are a critical part of our efforts to strengthen our innovation in today’s economy.

"We're excited to host this unique job fair event as it allows us to keep everyone safe and meet new candidates who are looking for meaningful employment,"said Todd.

For a list of registered employers, go to: