A Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones

In 2018, Hiring Our Heroes is launching Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones (MSEEZ) in cities across America. The program facilitates collaboration between local and national employers, educational institutions, and community resources, to build a robust employment network for military spouses.

Current MSEEZ Locations:

Two-Day Military Spouse Hiring Events

At our two-day Military Spouse Hiring Events, you’re invited to connect directly with HR experts and hiring managers from local and national companies. Build your professional network as you interact with dozens of companies at a free evening networking reception, then return the next day for a massive hiring fair. This event is free and is open to all military, veteran, and Gold Star spouses, as well as employers and service organizations. Service members and veterans are also welcome.

 

Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Forums

At our full-day Military Spouse Employment Forums, hear firsthand from successful career-minded military spouses and get expert advice on growing your career, then build your professional network as you interact with dozens of companies at a free evening networking reception. Sessions include:

  • Real Spouses, Real Stories – Hear how fellow military spouses successfully maintained careers or started over after transition
  • Salary Negotiations – Learn more about salary and compensation packages and get expert tips on salary negotiation
  • LinkedIn for Military Spouses
  • National Focus on Military Spouse Careers Panel – Join in a lively discussion focused on current topics in military spouse employment

 

Military Spouse Professional Network

The Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Professional Network provides military spouses with career development and networking opportunities in military communities around the world. An integral part of Hiring Our Heroes’ Military Spouse Program, the Network will empower military spouses at a grassroots level year-round.

By clicking on the button below, you will be directed to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation website.

 

AMPLIFY Military Spouse Career Intensive

AMPLIFY sessions are exclusive two-day events that lead a cadre of military spouses through intensive career preparation and development. Click here to learn more about our AMPLIFY 2018 offerings.

Corporate Fellowship Program

The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP) is an innovative program that provides transitioning service members with management training and hands-on experience in the civilian workforce. The professional development offered through the program prepares candidates for a smooth transition into meaningful civilian careers. Participating corporations benefit by gaining access to the best and brightest transitioning service members, while also developing a more comprehensive understanding of the veteran job market. In select locations the fellowship program is also offered to military spouses and veterans.

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