Job fairs for veterans, coordinated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, have made a mark over the last 21 months.
Between March 2011 and December 2012, the Hiring Our Heroes project held 388 job fairs where more than 18,000 veterans and military spouses got jobs according to a new report.
And the job fairs continue.
In Tampa today, a Hiring Our Heroes event is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Ragan Community Center, 1200 East Lake Avenue, Tampa, FL.Veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses are all welcome. It’s free for job seekers and employers.
SunTrust is sponsoring the local event in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Tampa Bay Chamber, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Florida Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
Click here to view a list of employers as of 4 April.
Click here to find other Hiring Our Heroes job fairs scheduled this month throughout the United States including an April 16 job fair in West Palm Beach, FL.
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