Kansas City, MO

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 8:00pm
Kansas City, MO
United States

Join us May 7, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a job fair for veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the University of Phoenix Campus, 1310 East 104th St. Kansas City, MO. This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.

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.



Job seekers please register here.

Employers please register here.

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

View the event flyer here.

View the employer list View the employer list here.

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 here. 

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 May 7 at the Kansas City Hiring Fair in Room 224. 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 Samantha Williams.

This University of Phoenix sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the American Public Transportation Association, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Missouri Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, NBC News, Goodwill, the U.S. Army Reserve, and other local partners.