Join us Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM for a job fair for veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the USFSP University Student Center 200 6th Ave South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701.
This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.
This U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Hiring Our Heroes” event is being conducted by the U. S. Chamber Foundation, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, CareerSource Hillsborough and Pinellas, FL, the FL Committee Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR), U.S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, American Legion, Goodwill Industries International, NBC News, and other local partners.
The Hiring Our Heroes job seeker employment workshop is led by HR and workforce professionals and covers a variety of topics including resume building, networking, and interview tips, taking into account the job seeker’s military background and lifestyle. Hiring Our Heroes digital tools, including the Resume Engine, are also integrated into the workshop curriculum. The workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.
Employers are invited to attend a Brunch & Learn prior to the hiring fair. Our trainers will provide insight on how to brand your company as military friendly, how to find the right veteran talent, and how to keep them engaged in your work force. Brunch will be served - free for employers, recruiters and HR professionals. The workshop begins at 9:00 a.m.
This Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop is led by HR and workforce professionals and covers a variety of topics including resume building, networking, and interview tips, taking into account the job seeker's military background and lifestyle. Hiring Our Heroes digital tools are also integrated into the workshop curriculum. Immediately following the workshop, volunteer career coaches will help you develop an elevator pitch, participate in a mock interview, and create a more effective resume.
You can register for the workshop during the Job Seeker registration process.
Employers and Military Job Seekers register at HiringOurHeroes.org
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