Hiring Our Heroes: Nationwide Events in November

Earlier this month, the US Chamber of Commerce held its 300th Hiring Our Heroes job fair, leading to 10,400 jobs for Veterans and spouses. And they’re just getting started.

Below you’ll find a list of hiring events from November 1 through November 29 in 400 communities. If you’re looking to attend one of the fairs, double check to make sure the date hasn’t changed since being posted. Each event should have a link to more information on the time and location, as well as registration information.

November 1, 2012– Philadelphia, PA

November 1, 2012– Kingsport, TN

November 1, 2012– Fort Carson, CO Wounded Warrior Event

November 2, 2012– Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, DC

November 3, 2012– Kona, HI

November 7, 2012– Parker, AZ

November 7, 2012– Casa Grande, AZ

November 7, 2012– Phoenix, AZ

November 7, 2012– Hellgate, MT

November 7, 2012– Tucson, AZ

November 7, 2012– Nogales, AZ

November 7, 2012– Mesa, AZ

November 7, 2012– Kingman, AZ

November 7, 2012– Naperville, IL

November 7, 2012 – Mesa, AZ

November 7, 2012 – Nogales, AZ

November 7, 2012 – Kingman, AZ

November 7, 2012 – Naperville, IL

November 8, 2012 – Salt Lake City, UT

November 8, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA

November 8, 2012 – Seattle, WA

November 8, 2012 – Oak Forest, IL

November 8, 2012 – Virginia Beach, VA

November 8, 2012 – Burlington, VT

November 9, 2012 – Anchorage, AK

November 9, 2012 – Warwick, RI

November 9, 2012 – Baltimore, MD

November 9, 2012 – St. Louis, MO

November 9, 2012 – Chicago, IL

November 13, 2012 – Jefferson City, MO

November 13, 2012 – Portland, OR

November 14, 2012 – Des Moines, IA

November 15, 2012 – Irving, TX

November 15, 2012 – Charlotte, NC

November 15, 2012 – Dover, DE

November 16, 2012 – Fayetteville, NC

November 27, 2012 – Fort Polk, LA – Military Spouse Event

November 29, 2012 – Oakland, CA

November 29, 2012 – Las Vegas, NV

If you don’t see an event near you, check out this interactive map showing all the events scheduled through September of next year.

Veteran employment continues to be a priority for us, so we’ll keep you up to date on these events. In the meantime, keep an updated resume handy in case an event is coming near you. And if you want to help serve Veterans, check out VA for Vets to search for a career, along with career development and coaching.

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6 Comments to “Hiring Our Heroes: Nationwide Events in November”

  1. Hello, your resume’ is key to getting rejected or getting the job. Get help from a writing Center at a Community College or University. Make yourself look exactly like what they are looking for, then you will get the interview. Read all you can about interviews and sell yourself like you are above their expectations. I did it for 35 years after the Military. Good-luck,

    • Jason Brown says:

      Thank you for the advice, Charles. I am DEFINITELY going to follow it! I can’t seem to get any call backs for interviews. I have a lot of good experience so the only thing I can figure is that my resume and cover letter are not up to speed. Fortunately, I’m taking classes at a community college AND a 4-year college, so I should be able to get some great help there. Are there any online resources you would recommend as well?

      Thanks again for your advice,
      ~Jason

  2. Jorge Ruiz says:

    I just wandering if its some hiring processes in Puerto Rico I need a job for support my kids and my self please helpme

    • Jason Brown says:

      I don’t know of any. What kind of skills do you have? I may have some ideas for you but I can’t make any promises. I just want to help a little if I can.

      ~Jason

  3. Christina says:

    I think this is a great program. My husband after leaving the Marines was so worried about not being able to find a job. I was so proud of him. He had only been home a day and had a job interview that following Friday after his return. I asked him how he was able to find a job in our area so fast (because we live in a terribly small town). He told me that he was looking on job sites such as: Indeed.com and CareerBuilder.com he said they really helped him out and made things very easy to find. I would highly recommend these sites to anyone looking for employment. They have tons of job listings. I want to thank you all for your service and wish you luck with everything.

  4. Selene says:

    Scene you have mentioned job boards one that I have found that Granted.com was also very helpful to go to as well. they have everything laid out so well and it was a easy site to navigate. I would recommend that they look at Granted.com.