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  A Jobfair couple hundred people turn out in the first two hours of a St. Pete job fair for older workers — more than expected — but find few are hiring.

The demand is so high for jobs that some employers ran out of applications and scurried to make copies at oday's event at the Sunshine Center in downtown St. Petersburg. Employers included Goodwill Industries, Avon, AARP, Morgan Stanley and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

"This is a bust,'' said Robert F. Morris, 48, of Pinellas Park, a former IT worker who said he was laid off about a year ago and has been looking for work ever since.

Are you out of work and seeking a new job? If so, what kind of creative job-hunting strategies are you using? What are you doing to avoid having your resume join a pile of hundreds of others?

Photo: Cherie Diez | Times

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 3:50pm]


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