Baton Rouge, LA
Join us September 17,2013 from 10:00am to 1:00pm for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S River Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70802.
This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.
A workshop for veterans and other military job seekers that focuses on resume writing, tips for successfully navigating hiring fairs, military skill translation, and interviewing will start at 9:00 a.m.
This Fluor and University of Phoenix sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Baton Rouge Chamber, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Louisiana Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, LA DOL, NBC News, and other local partners.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Hiring fair: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Workshop begins at 9:00 am
Baton Rouge River Center
275 S River Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
► Job seekers click here.
► Employers click here.
Click here to view the employer list.
The University of Phoenix employment workshop consists of a classroom session beginning one hour prior to the hiring fair. This will be followed one-on-one mentoring sessions with all pre-registered and walk-in participants to be conducted throughout the day. Mentoring sessions focus on resume building, resume writing, and interviewing techniques for all job-seeking veterans and service member participants.
Interested candidates must complete the FREE electronic pre-registration in order to participate. A maximum of 50 participants will be accepted for the full workshop. Once the pre-registered candidates have their coaching sessions, the opportunity may be available for “walk ins” to have a coaching session through the end of the Fair (depending on availability).
► Please sign up here.
Online Tools for Veterans and Spouses
Hiring Our Heroes has launched an online partnership with Military.com to complement our face to face hiring fair efforts across the country. Veterans can get help writing resumes and interview tips; translating military skills, experience, and training into related civilian careers; and finding current lists of employment opportunities with military-friendly employers. Click below to get the tools you need to find your next career.