Hiring Our Heroes News
March 28, 2013 | U.S. Chamber’s Hiring Our Heroes and Spike TV Launch Small Business Tournament of Veteran Champions
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Spike TV’s Hire A Vet campaign today launched the Small Business Tournament of Veteran Champions, a competition to identify the most veteran-friendly small business in America.
September 12, 2012 | Hire our Heroes job fair giving veterans opportunities
Sumter,SC (WACH)--Current and former veterans got a helping hand to find a job in the tough economy.
The Hiring our Heroes hiring fair in Sumter brought out hundreds of vets for a variety of jobs Wednesday. Employers ranging from food to retail were in the Gamecock City. Even the Charlotte Police Department were in town looking for a few good officers.
February 16, 2012 | GE the Latest Company 'Hiring our Heroes'
General Electric Co. plans to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five years as part of its “Hiring our Heroes” partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It also says it will invest $580 million to expand its aviation business.
January 13, 2012 | Nation's First Job Fair for Military Spouses
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December 21, 2011 | Hiring our Heroes to Host Free Employment Fair in Chicago
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and others to host a one-of-a kind FREE employment fair for veterans, Guard and Reserve members, and eligible spouses at The Hilton Chicago. This employment fair is FREE for employers and job seekers.
December 10, 2011 | Tour aims to reduce jobless rate among veterans
On Friday, Schmiegel and U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki came to Las Vegas to address that issue, as the U.S. Chamber partnered with Student Veterans of America and Recruit Military to host the Hiring Our Heroes-Las Vegas job fair.
December 8, 2011 | Teamwork gets vets work & services
Pfc. Chris Goula attended Oregon’s first “Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair,” sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce which included more than 80 employers ready to hire.
December 7, 2011 | Chesapeake sees benefits in hiring returning vets
As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq wind down, tens of thousands of troops are returning home this year and next to an uncertain economy.
November 14, 2011 | Michelle Obama Helps Veterans Land Jobs
Michelle Obama is fast becoming the first lady of America's military veterans. The latest example: today in Hawaii she will co-host a jobs fair for out-of-work veterans with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
November 3, 2011 | 'Hire our heroes': How Chamber of Commerce is tackling veterans' high unemployment rate
A Q&A with Kevin Schmiegel, a retired Marine Corps lieutenant colonel, who is vice-president for veterans employment initiatives at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He launched the chamber's Hiring our Heroes effort last March, featuring job fairs around the country to help veterans and their spouses find employment.
October 8, 2011 | Hiring Our Heroes Progress Report
On April 12, 2011 as part of the White House’s Joining Forces initiative, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce committed to a year-long effort to conduct 100 hiring fairs connecting over 100,000 veterans and military spouses with employers in local communities across the country.
Since the launch of Hiring our Heroes at end of March 2011, the Chamber has conducted 28 hiring fairs and connected over 27,000 veterans and military spouses with over 1500 different employers in 23 states. Close to 2600 of them got jobs.
August 31, 2011 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Previews New Initiatives to Employ Veterans to American Legion
MINNEAPOLIS -- Among the major events preceding its 93rd national convention in Minneapolis was a veterans hiring fair produced jointly by The American Legion and the United States Chamber of Commerce. Legion organizers praised it as among the most productive of recent Legion-sponsored career fairs and credited the U.S. Chamber's participation, through its network of local and regional chambers of commerce, for its success.
July 27, 2011 | "Hiring our Heroes" Chicago Lands Hundreds of Veterans Work
In March of 2011, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched its Hiring our Heroes program, a year-long nationwide effort to help veterans and their spouses find meaningful employment. The Chamber started the program in partnership with the Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS) to improve public-private sector coordination in local communities where veterans and their families are returning every day.
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