‘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.