Montgomery Hiring Fair and Networking Reception

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:30pm
Alley Station and Teague Arena Montgomery, AL 36107
United States

Join us for two days of career development for service members, veterans, and military spouses in Montgomery, Alabama. 

On February 27, a networking event will connect job seekers with vetted employers, community leaders, senior military spouses, and other job seekersat a special catered reception. Attendees will gain valuable insight on career planning and how to stand out as a candidate.
 
The next morning, join us at the Teague Arena for a free employment workshop for job seekers as well as a free presentation for employers focuses on best practices for recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans and military spouses. At 10:30 a.m., join local and national employers for a hiring fair for veterans, military service members, guard, reserve, and military spouses.

EVENT SCHEDULE

February 27
6 - 8 p.m. Networking Reception at Alley Station

Alley Station
130 Commerce Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

February 28
8:30 a.m. Employment Workshop at Teague Arena -- Garrett Coliseum Complex
9 a.m.  Employer Brunch & Learn -- Garrett Coliseum Complex
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Hiring Fair at Teague Arena -- Garrett Coliseum Complex

Teague Arena – Garrett Coliseum Complex
1555 Federal Drive
Montgomery, AL 36107
 

REGISTRATION

► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register. 
Why register? Job seekers can upload their resumes to be viewed by employers ahead of the event.

If you have any other questions, please visit our FAQ page.

HIRING OUR HEROES EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP

This Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop is led by HR and workforce professionals and covers a variety of topics including resume building, networking, and interview tips, taking into account the job seeker's military background and lifestyle. Hiring Our Heroes digital tools are also integrated into the workshop curriculum. Immediately following the workshop, volunteer career coaches will help you develop an elevator pitch, participate in a mock interview, and create a more effective resume.

► Must register as a job seeker above.

BEST PRACTICES IN VETERAN RECRUITMENT BRUNCH & LEARN

Employers are invited to attend a Brunch & Learn sponsored by USAA prior to the hiring fair. Our trainers will provide insight on how to brand your company as military friendly, how to find the right veteran talent, and how to keep them engaged in your workforce. Brunch will be served - free for employers, recruiters and HR professionals.

► Must register as an employer above.

This U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, the Alabama Army and Air National Guard, the City of Montgomery, AL, the Alabama Committee of the Employer Support for Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U. S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment Training Service (DOL VETS) U. S. Department of Veteran Affairs, The American Legion, Goodwill Industries International, NBC News and other local partners.
 
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