‘Hero2Hired’ free job fair to be held for vet­er­ansA


‘Hero2Hired’ free job fair will be held Tues­day, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Utah Val­ley Con­ven­tion Cen­ter in Provo.

The fair is one of a series of events in­tended to as­sist vet­er­ans, ac­tive-duty mil­i­tary, mem­bers of the Na­tional Guard and Re­serve and mil­i­tary spouses to ob- tain in­for­ma­tion on vet­eran ben­e­fits, em- ploy­ment or to up­grade their cur­rent job sit­u­a­tions.

At the ‘Hero2Hired’ event held in Pro- vo last year, there were 161 job seek­ers, 378 ac­cepted re­sumes, 66 on-the-spot in- ter­views, and 98 con­di­tional job of­fers ex- tended to ap­pli­cants.

More than 50 em­ploy­ers and five veter- an’s ser­vice providers with more than 200 com­bined job open­ings will be on hand Aug. 9 to dis­cuss job op­por­tu­ni­ties, many of whom will be pre­pared to ex­tend solid of­fers to qual­i­fied ap­pli­cants.

In­ter­ested job­seek­ers may regis- ter at www.jointser­vices­sup­port.org/ Reg/46Y324 Em­ploy­ers and ser­vice pro- viders who wish to re­ceive in­for­ma­tion on these events can con­tact Mark Har­ri­son at num­ber listed below.

This Hero2Hired event is be­ing con- ducted by the Utah Vet­er­ans and Mil­i­tary Em­ploy­ment Coali­tion, the Utah Com­mit- tee for Em­ployer Sup­port of the Guard and Re­serve, the Utah Depart­ment of Vet- er­ans and Mil­i­tary Af­fairs, the Utah De- part­ment of Work­force Ser­vices, the Salt Lake, Davis and Ogden-We­ber Cham­bers of Com­merce, the Depart­ment of La­bor’s Vet­er­ans Em­ploy­ment and Train­ing Ser- vice and many other lo­cal part­ners.

The Utah Val­ley Con­ven­tion Cen­ter is lo­cated at 220 W. Cen­ter, Provo. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Chuck Rack­ham at 801-432-4242 or Mark Har­ri­son at 801- 432-4536.

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