U.S. Chamber Foundation to Join San Diego Padres for Military Hiring Expo and Game Night
Event Will Include More Than 75 Employers and Service Providers;
Attendees Invited to Same-Day Padres Game
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes initiative, along with lead sponsors Phillips Distilling and Verizon, will host the Hiring Our Heroes San Diego Military Hiring Expo with the San Diego Padres, a hiring expo for veterans and military spouses, on Friday, June 2. More than 75 employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and backgrounds. Companies participating in the event range from America's largest employers to dozens of smaller companies from across the region.
Pre-registered attendees are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend that evening's game between the Padres and the Colorado Rockies.
Before the hiring fair, Toyota and Hiring Our Heroes will team up to offer a free employment workshop for veteran and military spouse job seekers. The workshop, which will begin at 9:30 a.m., will focus on skills translation and resume building via Resume Engine and Career Spark digital resources, and also touch on networking, job search tools, and interview techniques.
Hiring Our Heroes San Diego Military Hiring Expo with the San Diego Padres
June 2, 2017
Petco Park100 Park BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92101
Interested job seekers should pre-register online at www.hiringourheroes.org. Veterans must provide proof of service.
Launched in 2011, Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment. Working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s vast network of state and local chambers and other strategic partners from the public, private and nonprofit sectors, Hiring Our Heroes has helped hundreds of thousands of veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment through more than 1,000 job fairs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and on military installations overseas; a suite of free online career-based resources; and the Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. We educate the public on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.