Lexington, KY

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
Hiring Our Heroes
National Guard Armory
4301 Airport Rd.
Lexington, KY 40510
United States

Join us June 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the National Guard Armory, 4301 Airport Rd., Lexington, KY, 40510.

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:
National Guard Armory
4301 Airport Rd., Lexington, KY, 40510


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).

► 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 26 at the Lexington Hiring Fair in the classroom.

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! Register today if you are 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 12. 


This event, sponsored by University of Phoenix and MASCO Contractor Services, is co-sponsored locally by the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Kentucky Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the United States Army Reserve (USAR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the American Legion, NBC News and other local partners.