The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes Hiring Fair, October 16, 2013, at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs, New York National Guard Headquarters in Latham is committed to making this one-of–a-kind FREE hiring fair a win-win for employers and veteran/military spouse job seekers.
This event is co-sponsored locally by the New York National Guard, Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce, Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce, NYS Department of Labor, the Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR), the U. S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion and NBC News.
Wednesday – October 16, 2013
Hiring fair: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Workshop begins at 9:00 am
Division of Military and Naval Affairs
New York National Guard Headquarters
330 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, NY 12110
► Job seekers click here.
► Employers click here.
Employer registration closes on October 14, 2013.
Click here to view the employer list as of 9/18/2013.
The employment workshop consists of a classroom session beginning 1 hour prior to the hiring fair, followed by GE's own veteran employees conducting one-on-one mentoring sessions with all pre-registered participants. Mentoring sessions focus on resume building; resume writing, and interviewing techniques for all job-seeking veteran 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.