Hampton Roads, VA

thank you for joining us August 2, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM for a hiring fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses at Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666. This event was a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers. This event featured a number of confirmed workshops throughout the day.

This event was held in partnership between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Military Spouse Business Alliance, the Shipmates to Workmates (SM2WM) civil service hiring initiative spearheaded by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and other commands, Peninsula Worklink, Peninsula Council For Workforce Development, the Peninsula Chamber, U.S. Department of Labor’s OFCCP, the Virginia Employment Commission, Fort Eustis ACAP, the Fleet & Family Support Center, the Regional Military Employment Program, LAFB Airman and Family Readiness Center, the Virginia Wounded Warriors program, the Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services, the Disability Employment Initiative, Blue Star Families, the Thomas Nelson Community College Military Affairs, the Virginia Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), NBC News, The Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS), and other local partners.

August 2, 2012
9 am to 2 pm
1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

Click here to view the event flyer.

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.

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Release Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012