Hiring Our Heroes
Hiring Our Heroes connects the military community—service members, military spouses, and veterans—with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.
Since 2011, Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) has worked to create meaningful employment opportunities for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses. Working with a broad array of private and public sector partners, as well as our extensive network of businesses, we provide our nation’s heroes with the right tools, resources, and connections to get the job done.
Through world-class hiring events, digital programs, upskilling opportunities, and fellowships, HOH has developed and cultivated a rich pipeline of military-connected talent ready for businesses nationwide.
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Our comprehensive research, conducted in collaboration with Indeed, presents data compiled from more than 5,000 veterans and service members.
- 80% ReferredA vast majority of HOH's virtual hiring fair attendees advance to the next step.
- 53K+ ServedIn 2022, HOH connected more than 53,000 veterans and military spouses to jobs.
- 89% Offer RateMost service members participating in HOH Fellowships get a job offer.
U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Spotlights Companies and Individuals with a ‘Commitment to Service’ at 13th Annual Awards Gala
For the past decade, military spouses have experienced an unwavering unemployment rate of 22%, making it one of the highest unemployed demographics in the United States. According to new research, their spouses' military service is also negatively affecting their ability to maximize employer-sponsored retirement benefits, build their long-term financial futures and find careers that offer competitive salaries equivalent to their professional experiences and/or education levels. The Hidden Financial Costs of Military Spouse Unemployment survey, conducted by Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) in collaboration with Syracuse University's D'Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and First Command Financial Services Inc., shines a light on the impacts of being a military spouse.
Drive for 500 will provide 500 veterans with full-ride CDL training scholarships through TransForce Group’s Troops Into Transportation Master Driving Program.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes recognized individuals and organizations who have demonstrated leadership in addressing the challenges faced by veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses in their search for employment, at its 11th Annual Lee Anderson Hiring Our Heroes Awards Gala, presented by USAA.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes welcomed First Lady Jill Biden Wednesday to its end-of-year meeting with Veteran Employment Advisory Council members. Dr. Biden called on America’s largest employers in attendance to take the necessary steps needed to make employment opportunities more accessible to the military community.
Recognizing employers and individuals that have gone above and beyond to hire, retain, and empower our nation’s veterans and military spouses
As the leader in identifying and providing solutions to military spouse un- and under-employment, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes has launched a new initiative focused on remote work opportunities.
First Lady Jill Biden Sets Tone for 2021 Military Spouse Employment Summit