Memphis, TN

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
Hiring Our Heroes

Join us Thursday, May 22, 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 U. S. Army National Guard Armory, 2610 E Holmes Rd., Memphis, TN 38118.

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.

Lunch & Learn presentation for employers that focuses on best practices for recuiting, hiring and retaining veterans and military spouses will start at 1:00 p.m.  To register for the Hiring Our Heroes Lunch & Learn, see below.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
U. S. Army National Guard Armory
2610 E Holmes Rd.
Memphis, TN 38118.


Registration

► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register.

Click here to view the event flyer.

Click here to view the employer list.

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 here.

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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 May 22 at the Memphis Hiring Fair in Classroom 1.

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.

► Please sign up here.

If you have questions please email swilliams@uschamber.com. Please RSVP by May 15. 

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This University of Phoenix sponsored event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Greater Memphis Chamber, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Tennessee 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, Goodwill Industries International, NBC News, and other local partners.