Walnut Creek, CA

Join us April 30, 2013 from 10:00am to 1:00pm for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the Walnut Creek Marriott 2355 N Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596.

This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.

Two workshops will be held 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 a.m.

This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the California Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, California EDD, NBC News, and other local partners.

April 30, 2013
Marriott Walnut Creek
2355 N Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Job seekers click here.

Employers click here.

For registration questions, please contact us at hiringourheroes@uschamber.com or 202-463-5807.

Click here to view the event flyer.
Click here to view a list of employers as of 18 April.

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 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: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013