Desoto County News

2023 Mid-South Area Job Fair

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) has announced the 2023 Mid-South Area Job Fair will be held Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the Landers Center in Southaven.

MDES, through the Governor’s Job Fair Network, partnered with Three Rivers Planning and Development District, the DeSoto Council, the Southaven Chamber of Commerce, and other local organizations for this event.

“The Mid-South Area Job Fair is a great opportunity for any Mississippian seeking employment,” said the Gov. Tate Reeves. “If you are interested in entering the workforce or finding a career, I encourage you to attend this job fair.”

“The Governor’s Job Fair Network and local partners have brought together businesses seeking to fill positions,” said Adam Todd, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network. “We have over 40 employers participating in this job fair. We are grateful to our partners that helped bring this event together.”

Attendees are recommended to dress for success and review the list of participating employers before the event. Copiers and scanners will not be available at the job fair, so attendees are encouraged to bring plenty of resumes. 

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 at the job fair.

“We have a variety of employers with positions to fill,” said Todd. “On-the-spot hires do occur at our job fairs, so please be prepared if you are asked for an interview.”

For more information about the job fair and a complete list of participating employers, please visit  

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