Buffalo, NY

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 8:00pm
Hiring Our Heroes
Connecticut Street National Guard Armory
184 Connecticut Street
Buffalo , NY 14213
United States

Join us June 19th, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses, at the Connecticut Street National Guard Armory in Buffalo, NY.

An employment workshop aimed at helping veterans and transitioning service members leverage military experience to achieve civilian career goals will begin at 8:30 a.m.

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

Location:
Connecticut Street National Guard Armory
184 Connecticut Street Buffalo NY, 14213


Registration

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

Click here to view the event flyer.

Click here to view the employer list.

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


Hiring Our Heroes Employment Workshop

The Hiring Our Heroes 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.


Best Practices in Veteran Recruitment Lunch & Learn

Employers are invited to attend a USAA sponsored "Best Practices in Veteran Recruitment Lunch & Learn" from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on June 19 at the Buffalo Hiring Fair in the DC Conference Room.

This session will take place directly after the Hiring Our Heroes hiring fair scheduled from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be served and it’s free for employers, recruiters and HR professionals! If you are interested register today if you're interested in learning best practices around finding, recruiting and retaining veterans and military spouses.

► Please sign up here.

If you have questions please email swilliams@uschamber.com. Please RSVP by June 5. 


This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the New York National Guard, Veterans One-stop Center of WNY, Inc., NYS Department of Labor, the NY Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR), the U. S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Goodwill Industries International,The American Legion, NBC News and other local partners.