The “Hiring Our Heroes — Statesboro” hiring fair for veterans and military spouses will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Nesmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro.
Several employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. Companies range from America’s biggest employers to dozens of small companies from the region.
Free registration is at hoh.greatjob.net. Walk-in job seekers are welcome; veterans must provide proof of service.
Hiring Our Heroes has held more than 430 hiring fairs nationwide, which have helped more than 14,000 veterans and military spouses find employment. This event also is part of Hiring 500,000 Heroes, a national campaign announced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Chamber Foundation and Capital One to engage the business community in committing to hire 500,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. Thus far, more than 800 businesses of all sizes have pledged to hire 211,000 vets or spouses toward this goal, with 93,000 hired since March 2012.