Atlanta, GA

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:00am
Hiring Our Heroes
Dekalb Learning Center
2600 Century Parkway Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30345
United States

Join us Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the Dekalb Learning Center, 2600 Century Parkway, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30345. This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.

A workshop for veterans and other military job seekers that focuses on resume writing, tips for successfully navigating hiring fairs, military skill translation, and interviewing will start at 8:30 a.m.

Event Schedule:
8:30 a.m. Employment Workshop
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hiring Fair

Location:
Dekalb Learning Center
2600 Century Parkway, Suite 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30345

Registration

► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register.

Click here to view the event flyer.

If you have any other questions, please visit our FAQ page or email us at hiringourheroes@uschamber.com.

University of Phoenix Employment Workshop

The University of Phoenix employment workshop consists of a classroom session beginning an hour and a half prior to the hiring fair. This will be followed one-on-one mentoring sessions with all pre-registered and walk-in participants to be conducted throughout the day.  Mentoring sessions focus on resume building, resume writing, and interviewing techniques for all job-seeking veterans and service member participants.

Interested candidates must complete the FREE electronic pre-registration in order to participate.  A maximum of 50 participants will be accepted for the full workshop.  Once the pre-registered candidates have their coaching sessions, the opportunity may be available for “walk ins” to have a coaching session through the end of the Fair (depending on availability).

► Please sign up for the employment workshop here.

Credit Report Workshop: How It Affects Your Life and Job Prospects

This specialized credit report workshop will focus on your credit report. The workshop will be tuaght by a certified credit counselor who will explain the ins and outs of your credit report. The presentation will cover how your credit score can affect your financial and professional lifestyle as well as how to build and maintain your credit score. 

► The workshop will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Please approach the registration tables on the day of the event to be directed to the workshop.

This University of Phoenix sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, with partnership with the Greater Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS), the Georgia Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Georgia Workforce Commission, NBC News, and other local partners.