When Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) began in March of 2011, the employment outlook for military families was exceptionally bleak. The country’s economy was on shaky ground, and the veteran population in some demographics had an unemployment rate of more than 20 percent.
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As Hiring Our Heroes rolls through 2016, already preparing to close out a very active February, our “Year of the Military Spouse” efforts are in full swing around the country and internationally as well.
Marines Confront A Four-Letter Word
by Don Esmond
— “Fear” is a word I’ve rarely heard from my fellow Marines. But it was mentioned frequently by senior officers and non-commissioned officers at a recent seminar at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton...
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Hiring Our Heroes is proud to announce the Year of the Military Spouse throughout our organization. Capitalizing on the great work that has been done thus far in our program, we will make 2016 a year of renewed focus and energy on supporting our military spouses.
Nearly five years ago, at the height of the veteran unemployment crisis, Hiring Our Heroes was founded on the simple concept of connecting veterans with companies that valued their skills and military service.
View the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2015 Hiring Our Heroes Year In Review video.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Welcomes FedEx to Hiring Our Heroes Veteran Employment Advisory Council
Newest Council Member to Help Address Veteran Employment Challenges Nationwide
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes held its fifth annual Lee Anderson Awards Dinner on November 10, to recognize and thank the committed partners involved in finding meaningful work for veterans and military spouses.