Washington DC Hiring Fair and Networking Reception with the American Legion

Friday, February 24, 2017 -
8:00am to 4:00pm
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington , DC 20009
United States

Join us for a day-long career event for service members, veterans, and military spouses in Washington, DC, at the 2017 American Legion Winter Conference. 

EVENT SCHEDULE

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.    Financial Literacy Workshop
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Resume Workshop 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.    Business Networking Lunch
1 - 4 p.m.    Networking and Hiring Fair

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.

AMERICAN LEGION RESUME WORKSHOP

This American Legion-taught employment workshop covers a variety of topics including resume building, networking, and interview tips, taking into account the job seeker's military background and lifestyle. 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.

Financial Literacy WORKSHOP

This American Legion-taught employment workshop covers a variety of topics including how to manage your money, create a budget, track spending, pay down debt and save for the future. Participants will be shown how to improve their credit scores, navigate finances, deal with expenses, establish a plan for emergencies and build a working budget.

► Must register as a job seeker above.

This American Legion-sponsored employment forum and networking hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, DC Employment Support of the Guard and Reserve, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Goodwill Industries International, NBC News, and other local partners.

 

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