Join us April 4, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses, at the American Legion Post 15, 34 South Artillery Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.
This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.
There will also be a transition workshop from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at American Legion Post 15. The workshop is FREE to all veterans and military spouses.
This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Sumter Chamber of Commerce, Office of the Mayor, Sumter, The American Legion, the Department of Labor's Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the South Carolina Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), SC DEW, South Carolina Works, NBC News, and other local partners.
April 4, 2013
10 am to 1 pm
American Legion Post 15
34 South Artillery Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
The Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop consists of a classroom session beginning one hour prior to the hiring fair followed by HR professionals 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.