SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Veterans’ Commission, in partnership The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and lead sponsor University of Phoenix, will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Southfield,” a job fair for all veterans and military spouses on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Southfield Pavilion located at 26000 Evergreen Road.
More than 80 employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. Companies range from America’s biggest employers to dozens of small companies from the region.
The event will also include a free University of Phoenix-sponsored employment workshop featuring resume assistance, job search tools, and interviewing techniques for all job-seekers. The workshop portion of the event will begin at 9 a.m. Interested job seekers should register for free at hoh.greatjob.net. Walk-in job seekers are also allowed (veterans must provide proof of service).
Since Hiring Our Heroes began in March 2011, more than 1,200 companies have hired 20,200 veterans and military spouses as a result of more than 600 hiring fairs. In March 2012, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Chamber Foundation, and Capital One launched Hiring 500,000 Heroes , a national campaign to engage the business community in committing to hire half a million veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. Thus far, more than 1,000 businesses of all sizes have pledged to hire 235,000 heroes toward this goal.
If you are looking to hire veterans, you can find quality candidates at HireVeterans.Com. You can also contact Recruiting Consultant John Vogel at [email protected] 803-343-9602. He can help you by picking out a plan that matches your hiring needs.