Columbus, GA

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:00am
Hiring Our Heroes

Join us Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 10:00am to 1:00pm for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the Goodwill Industries, 2601 Cross Country Drive Columbus, GA 31906. 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:
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers
2601 Cross Country Drive
Columbus, GA 31906
Thursday, September 11, 2014

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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).

► Must register as a job seeker above.

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This University of Phoenix sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers, 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), the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development, NBC News, and other local partners.