Join us April 23, 2014 for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses, at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Employment Workshop: 8:30 -10:30 a.m.
Hiring Fair: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Employer Lunch and Learn: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126
Job Seekers Register Here
Employers Register Here
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).
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Best Practices in Veteran Recruitment Lunch & Learn
Employers are invited to attend a “Best Practices in Veteran Recruitment Lunch & Learn" from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on April 23 at the Dearborn Hiring Fair in Studio A. 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 in learning best practices around finding, recruiting and retaining veterans and military spouses, register today! If you have questions, or would like to register, please email Marady Leary, Director of Education for Hiring Our Heroes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, please RSVP by April 16. his hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Dearborn Area and Detroit Regional Chambers of Commerce, Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, City of Dearborn, Veterans' Services Division, State of Michigan, Southeast Michigan Community Alliance Michigan Works!, the Michigan 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, and The American Legion, NBC News, Goodwill Industries International and other local partners.