Charlotte, NC


  Step 1: Hiring fair

Job Seeker Registration

Employer Registration

  Step 2: Hiring workshop

Job Seeker Registration

Volunteer Registration

Join us Friday, October 4, 2013 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm for a special Hiring Our Heroes event in conjunction with National MFG Day where Veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses will have the opportunity to meet and interview manufacturers who have jobs: many are specifically seeking veterans for their positions.

Carolinas National Manufacturing Day/ Hiring Our Heroes Career Fair is being hosted by Falcon Metal, The Employer’s Association, local manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in partnership with the United Service Organizations (USO), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the American Legion, the Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the North Carolina Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, ALA DOL and NBC News.

October 4, 2013
Hiring fair: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Workshop begins at 11:00 a.m.
The Employer's Association
3020 West Arrowood Road
Charlotte, NC


Job seekers click here.

Employers click here.

For registration questions, please visit our FAQ page or email us at

Click here to view the event flyer.

Click here to view the employer list as of October 2, 2013.

Hiring Our Heroes Employment Workshop

The Hiring Our Heroes 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 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.

Event Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2013
Release Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2013