Thousands apply for jobs in DeSoto County

(Southaven, MS) There were more than 2,000 eager job seekers at the Landers Center for DeSoto County’s Job Fair Tuesday.

Organizers told News Channel 3 companies accepted more than 5,000 resumes and held nearly 400 on-site interviews during the event which paid off for people like Tyson Sims who was hired on the spot.

“I got a job being a substitute teacher so I’m happy because it’s a new start for me,” Sims said.

The event is expected to give thousands of people jobs in DeSoto County and is part of the Mississippi Governor’s Job Fair network.

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