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U.S. Marines attend career summit in Okinawa, by LCpl Krysten Gomez, from DVIDS.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) initiative launched in March 2011 as a nationwide effort to connect veterans, service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities. Working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s vast network of state and local chambers and strategic partners from the public, private, and non-profit sectors, the goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of communities where veterans and military families return every day.
Make the Connection: Meet with hiring managers and HR reps for national veteran and military spouse ready employers at a career fair. Not ready to apply for jobs? The hiring far is also a great place to start building your professional network.
Career Workshop: Explore different industries and career paths through a variety of career planning workshops. Plus, hear expert tips on evaluating and negotiating pay and benefits.
Cutting-Edge Resources: Learn about resume building tools designed for veterans and military spouses and hear the latest best practices for digital networking. You’ll even receive LinkedIn profile coaching and get a free professional headshot.
The Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit will visit San Antonio, Texas on July 25-26, 2019. With the main session on July 26th at the Rackspace Global Headquarters, attendees will be able to connect with military-ready employers and make professional connections needed to grow their network.
Here are the event details:
When: July 25-26, 2019
Eligible Attendees: This event is free and is open to active duty service members, Guard and Reserve, veterans and military spouses.
Full Agenda – click here
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Not in San Antonio? Here is a list of upcoming Hiring Our Heroes Career Summits:
Fort Hood - August 19-20
Travis AFB - September 5
Fort Carson - September 18-19
Buckley AFB - September 20
Joint Base Lewis-McChord – September 24-25
Camp Lejeune – October 2-3
Cherry Point – October 4
Fort Campbell – October 17
Camp Pendleton – October 23-24
Schofield Barracks – October 29-30
Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Kaneohe Bay – November 1
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling – November 6
What is your tip for making the most of a career fair? Please share in the comments!
Related Information About Hiring Our Heroes:
Related Information on Military to Civilian Career Transition
This event is sponsored by USAA
The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.
About the Author: Chad Storlie is a Retired US Army Officer, the author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader and has published over 400 articles in over 200 publications on military veterans, career advancement, business, leadership, strategy, education, financial planning, and national security topics. Chad excels as an author, mentor, speaker, and teacher showing business leaders and military veterans how military skills make lives, careers, and businesses better. Chad is an adjunct Professor of Marketing at the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. Chad has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Georgetown University. Follow Chad @CombatToCorp and www.CombatToCorporate.com.
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