Join us December 12, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a job fair for veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the American Legion Post 26, 2020 H Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301. This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.
This University of Phoenix and Toyota sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Department of Labor Veteran Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the California Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, NBC News, and other local partners.
December 12, 2013
Hiring fair: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Workshop begins at 9:00 a.m.
American Legion Post 26
2020 H Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
► Job seekers click here.
► Employers click here.
Click here to view the event flyer.
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.