Hiring Our Heroes
Programs and Initiatives
The Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign is engaging businesses to commit to hire half a million veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. Click here to commit.
The Personal Branding Resume Engine is a next generation online tool that captures the entirety of your military service. Click here to build your resume.
Hiring Our Heroes now has employment workshops at hundreds of fairs to assist your search for civilian jobs. Click here to sign up.
The eMentor program is a dynamic online community where you can receive career guidance from mentors. Sign up to be a mentor -- or find one.
Fast Track is a job search tool that identifies careers in the fastest growing job markets in America. Click here to search for jobs.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program today announced that USAA; Toyota Motor Sales, USA; Operation PAVE, a program of Paralyzed Veterans of America; La Quinta Inns & Suites; the International Franchise Association; and Evan Guzman of Verizon Communications received top honors at the 3rd Annual Hiring Our Heroes awards. The winners were chosen in six categories for their demonstrated leadership in addressing the challenges faced by veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses in their search for meaningful employment.
U.S. Chamber Announces Gabby Giffords as Honorary Chairwoman for Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Advisory Council
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program announced that former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will serve as honorary chairwoman of the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Advisory Council. Giffords – a military spouse herself – made the announcement alongside her husband, Navy Captain Mark Kelly, (Ret.), in a video message that aired Tuesday night at the 3rd Annual Lee Anderson Hiring Our Heroes Awards Dinner at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
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Upcoming Hiring Fairs
January 10, 2014: NBC4DC Health and Fitness Expo - Washington, D.C.
January 16, 2014: Albuquerque, NM
January 16, 2014: Milwaukee, WI
January 22, 2014: Independence, MO
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Capital One & NCF present Hiring 500,000 Heroes
As of Veterans Day, November 11, 2013
In the News
Hiring Our Heroes Tools & Resources Highlighted by NBC's Next Steps for Vets
KION-TV Monterey, CA: December 16, 2013
Verizon's Guzman Honored by Hiring Our Heroes
The Caldwells (NJ) Patch: December 15, 2013
Job Fair For Veterans Planned In North Charleston
NBC News: December 10, 2013