Portland, OR

Registration


  Step 1: Hiring fair

Job Seeker Registration

Employer Registration


  Step 2: Hiring workshop

Job Seeker Registration

Volunteer Registration

Join us November 14th, 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 Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1401 N. Wheeler, Portland, OR.  This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers and will cover both Oregon and SW Washington. 

Employers and job seekers are strongly encouraged to pre-register for FREE. Walk-ins are welcome but space is not guaranteed.

This Toyota, American Legion and Call of Duty Endowment sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Oregon and Washington Committees for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, WorkSource Oregon, Washington WorkSource, 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 in The Fountain Room.

November 14, 2013
Hiring fair: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Workshop begins at 9:00 a.m.
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1401 N. Wheeler
Portland, OR

  

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
Release Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013