U.S. Chamber to host veterans hiring fair in Dearborn

DEARBORN – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Dearborn/Detroit, ”a hiring fair for the region’s veterans and their spouses on April 11 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.

The event is part of the U.S. Chamber’s 100-city “Hiring Our Heroes” initiative. To date, more than 85 fairs have con-
nected 84,000 veterans with more than 4,300 different employers. More than 7,300 veterans have landed jobs.

This event is designed to be one of the Chamber’s largest fairs to date, with the goal of bringing 100 area employers together with hundreds of local veterans. These companies will range from America’s biggest employers to dozens of small companies from across the state. These companies are looking for veterans of all levels of rank and experience.

Employers and job seekers must pre-register by going to www.hoh.greatjob.net.

Registration closes on April 3. Job seekers must provide proof of military service.

This hiring event, sponsored by Hero2Hired and Ryder System Inc. is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; the Dearborn, Detroit Regional, and Southern Wayne County Regional Chambers of Commerce; city of Dearborn; U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Services; Ford Community and Performing Arts Center; Veterans’ Services Division, State of Michigan; United States Army Reserve; Michigan National Guard; Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve; Vietnam Veterans of America, Michigan State Council; Wayne County Veterans Affairs Division; and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.