Little Rock, AR

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:00am
72209
United States

Join us Thursday, August 7, 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 Resource Center in Little Rock, AR. 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 Resource Center
7400 Scott Hamilton Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72209


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.


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 jobseeker above.


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 August 7 at the Little Rock Hiring Fair.

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.

► Must register as an employer above.

If you have questions please email swilliams@uschamber.com. Please RSVP by July 24. 


This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Arkansas Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, AR DOL, NBC News, and other local partners.

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