The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s “Hiring Our Heroes” Hiring Fair, scheduled for September 18th, 2014, at the Kingston National Guard Armory in Kingston, NY is committed to making this one-of–a-kind FREE hiring fair a win-win for employers and veteran/military spouse 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.
8:30 a.m. Employment Workshop
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hiring Fair
► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register.
We are not accepting educational institutions registration at this time.
Click here to view the event flyer.
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).
► Must register as a job seeker above.
This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the New York National Guard, 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 and The American Legion.