Job fair draws hundreds in Pelham

Hundreds looking for work made their way to Pelham on Thursday.

People started lining up for a job fair at the Pelham Civic Center early Thursday morning.

The fair, hosted by Employment Seeker, looked to fill 500 positions with more than 30 employers present.

A new report shows that confidence is up among job seekers. The last job fair at the Pelham Civic Center was in October 2012.

Attendance at this fair was down, but in October unemployment stood at 8.1%{} Now, it's at 7.2% in Alabama.