04/05/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Will Work for Work: Voices From A Job Fair (VIDEO)

(This story comes courtesy of the OC Register's WORK section)

It's a full-time job trying to get a job. Take, for instance, the job fair, a kind of frightful free-for-all for the unemployed. Here, the jobless have about 30 seconds to make an impression on a potential employer. Actually, several potential employers, making it like a long, nine-inning game on a hot summer afternoon. There's the windup...the pitch...and then...a long car ride home. These job-seekers attended a job fair in Santa Ana last week.