Join us July 18th, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses, at the Lane County Armed Forces Reserve Center located at 3106 Pierce Parkway, Springfield, OR 97477.
This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.
Employers and job seekers are strongly encouraged to pre-register for FREE. Walk-ins are welcome but space is not guaranteed.
This University of Phoenix sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Eugene and Springfield Chambers of Commerce, the Department of Labor's Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Oregon Employment Department, WorkSource Oregon, Lane Workforce Partnership, NBC News, and other local partners.
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.
July 18, 2013
Hiring fair: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Workshop begins at 9:00 am
Lane County Armed Forces Reserve Center
3106 Pierce Parkway
Springfield, OR 97477
► Job seekers click here.
► Employers click here.
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.