U.S. Chamber to host ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ job fair | SierraSun.com

U.S. Chamber to host ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ job fair

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RENO, Nev. andamp;#8212; The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation and lead sponsor Hero2Hired (H2H) will host andamp;#8220;Hiring Our Heroes andamp;#8211; Reno,andamp;#8221; a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses. More than 50 employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. Companies range from America’s biggest employers to small companies from across the state.Since its launch in March 2011, Hiring Our Heroes has held more than 260 hiring fairs nationwide, helping more than 10,400 veterans and military spouses find employment. Friday’s event is also part of Hiring 500,000 Heroes, a national campaign announced by the U.S. Chamber, National Chamber Foundation, and Capital One, to engage the business community in committing to hire 500,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. Hiring Our Heroes andamp;#8212; Reno, Friday, Sept. 14, 1-4 p.m., University of Nevada, Reno, Joe Crowley Student Union, fourth floor, Virginia Street and 15th Street. Interested job seekers should register for free at hoh.greatjob.net. Walk-in job seekers are allowed (veterans must provide military ID). To register, e-mail bgoettel@uschamber.com or call 202-463-5961.This hiring event is being held in partnership with the Employer Support of the Guard andamp; Reserve (ESGR), Nevada National Guard, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, Nevada Military Support Alliance, University of Nevada-Reno, National Guard Support Center, and the United States Army Reserve.

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