Portland, ME

Location

Fireside Inn & Suites
81 Riverside Drive
04103 Portland, ME
United States
43° 40' 47.0604" N, 70° 19' 40.4076" W
Release Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013

Join us Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Fireside Inn & Suites for Hiring Our Heroes – Portland, ME. This FREE hiring fair is open to veteran job seekers, active duty military, members of the National Guard and reserve components, and military spouses. Employers will have jobs available across all sectors.

This Call of Duty Endowment- sponsored employment event is a being conducted by U.S. Chamber of Commerce; the Greater Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS); Maine Committee, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR); the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; The American Legion; NBC News, and other local partners.

An employment workshop aimed at helping veterans and transitioning service members leverage military experience to achieve civilian career goals will begin at 9:00 a.m.

November 14, 2013
Hiring Fair: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Workshop begins at 9:00 am
Fireside Inn & Suites
81 Riverside Drive
Portland, ME 04103

 

 

Registration


Job seekers click here.

Employers click here.


For registration questions, please visit our FAQ page or email us at hiringourheroes@uschamber.com.

Click here to view the event flyer.

Click here to view the employer list.


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 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, November 14, 2013