Kick Start Your Spring and Visit a Job Fair

Are you PCSing this summer? Visiting your new location in the spring to house hunt? Why not plan your visit in conjunction with a local job fair?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts military and military spouse only job fairs all year long, at various locations, around the nation.

The corporations who attend are there because they want military families on their staff. They know the skills that military spouses can bring to their business and they want to hire. Now.


March: In Like a Lion, Out with a Job!

Spring is nearly here. After a mild winter in many parts of the nation, you may be itching to get out of the house and back into the workforce.

 

Military spouse-only job fairs should be your first stop.

 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts several job fairs around the nation each month. They target military communities and invite only military members and their spouses.

 


Upcoming Job Fairs

With the holidays out of the way, it is time to fulfill your New Year’s Resolution of finding a job.

Lucky for you, there are job fairs hosted all over the nation each month, specifically for military spouses. The fairs are hosted by the U.S. Chamber Foundation.

If you find one you are interested in, be sure to click on the link and register. Events fill up fast and you may not get in if you simply show up the day of. Good luck!

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Looking for a Job in 2017? Start Here!

Does your New Year’s Resolution include finding a job?

Then your first stop in 2017 should be a military spouse only hiring fair! The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts hiring fairs around the country every single month.

The events are only open to military members and their spouses.


December Job Fairs - Holidays are for Merriment and Networking

The holidays are here! What better time to network with friends and families as you gather for holiday parties and fun!

A recent survey by Linkedin showed that 85 percent of respondents secured their current job through networking. Similar surveys have had similar results. The lesson: if you need a job, talk to others!


Pre-Holiday Weeks a Great Time to Job Hunt

The coming of Thanksgiving and Christmas means more than turkey and presents. It means jobs. And lots of them.

Retailers expect to add as many holiday jobs as they did last year, over 738,000 across the nation. The difference this year is that many of those positions are shifting from the checkout line to the warehouse.

As retailers continue to see an uptick in online shopping, they must meet that demand with more employees at call centers, warehouses and on delivery routes.


Upcoming Military Spouse Only Job Fairs

Your kids are back to school. Isn’t it time for you to head back to work?

Every month the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts job fairs across the nation for military members and spouses. No id card, no entry.

This means employers are there to hire you. They know you will eventually move again. They know you’ve had four addresses in six years. They also know that as a military spouse you have developed strong workplace skills.

And they want you.


August Job Fairs

If you PCS’d this summer you’ve probably unpacked your boxes and settled into your new quarters.

Why not start looking for a new job?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation continues to host hiring fairs across the country every month that are open only to military members and their spouses.

These companies know the skills that military spouses grow over their many moves and career changes and are looking to have them join their companies, even if for just a short while.

So, dig out that resume and your best outfit. You may just find the perfect job.


Hiring Fairs in July

Summer is one of the worst times of year to look for a job.

That is, according to experts at careersidekick.com,  a website dedicated to job searching. According to experts there, there is a drop in hiring during the summer months because staff vacations hinder recruiting efforts.

Lucky for you, you're a military spouse. And the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is holding hiring fairs across the country all summer long to help you find employment.


Job Fairs in June

When you pack your suitcase for your upcoming PCS, don’t forget to pack your best business attire. Hiring Our Heroes is hosting job fairs across the nation this summer and are specifically looking for military spouses like you!

These job fairs are different because the employers who are there already know you are a military spouse. They already know you will have three different addresses in four years. They already know you will probably leave them in two to three years.

And that, is ok.

They also know that you are talented, tested and worthy.

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