Traverse City, MI

Date Event: April 23, 2013

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes hiring fair, scheduled for April 23rd, 2013, at the Hagerty Conference Center located at the Northwestern Michigan College is committed to making this one-of–a-kind FREE hiring fair a win-win for employers and veteran/military spouse job seekers.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes event is co-sponsored locally by the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce, the Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR), the U. S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and The American Legion.

April 23, 2013
10 am to 1 pm
Northwestern Michigan College
The Hagerty Conference Center
715 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI  49686

Job seekers click here.
Employers click here. Employer registration closes on April 15, 2013
For more information:  Please contact:  Mr. Paul Ryan at or Mr. Scott Herzberg at or (231) 995-2526
Click here to view the event flyer.
Click here to view a list of employers as of 20 March.

Hiring Our Heroes Employment Workshop

The Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop consists of a classroom session beginning one hour prior to the hiring fair followed by HR professionals conducting one-on-one mentoring sessions with all pre-registered participants.  Mentoring sessions focus on resume building; resume writing, and interviewing techniques for all job-seeking veteran 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.


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