San Diego Business Journal

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair Set for Feb. 13

Thursday, February 6, 2014

A job fair for veterans and military spouses will be held Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University of Phoenix campus, 9665 Granite Ridge Road in San Diego.

“Hiring Our Heroes” is being put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with lead sponsor University of Phoenix.

More than 30 employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. The event will also include a one-on-one workshop on resume writing and interviewing tips for job seekers.

Those interested should register for free at hiringourheroes.org. Walk-in candidates are allowed, but they must bring proof of service.

Since Hiring Our Heroes began in March 2011, more than 1,500 companies have hired 21,600 veterans and military spouses as a result of more than 660 hiring fairs.

SDBJ Staff Report