Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Hiring Fair – March 24 2011 – Hyatt Regency Chicago
The US Chamber, The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Chamber, through their Disability works Department and the ESGR have eagerly embraced a plan to help more veterans find employment. Both chambers are pleased to announce the 2011 Chicago “Hiring our Heroes” event. This job fair for veterans and their spouses will take place on Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel at 151 E. Wacker Drive. The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is calling all employers with open positions to register for this important event. It will be moderated by Kevin Schmiegel, Vice President of the United States Chamber of Commerce
Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011
Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Listed below is the event schedule:
8:00am – 9:00am: Veterans and Employers will check-in at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, East Tower Ground Level entrance near The Grand Ballroom. A name badge will provided for you. Veterans bring at LEAST 30 resumes with you!
9:00am – 9:30am: Breakfast and the kick-off ceremony
9:30am – 12:00pm: Job Fair
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch and Presentation
1:00pm – 3:30pm: Job fair will resume and conclude.
***EMPLOYER REGISTRATION HAS REACHED CAPACITY, TO BE WAITLISTED PLEASE CONTACT ,MARADY NORMAN AT 312-494-6726 or [email protected] ***
VET AND VET SPOUSE REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN. PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE HERE!
All registrations must be received by March 19th, 2011.
This event is in partnership with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and ESGR.
More Information on “Hiring our Heroes”
In conjunction with the Veterans Hiring Fair, we are also pleased to offer a transition workshop on March 16, 2011 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency as well. Veterans and their spouses are welcome to attend the workshop, which is run by Monster and includes instruction on networking, resume tips, job hunting strategies, and interview techniques.
If you are interested in attending the transition workshop please register online at by March 14.
For additional information about the transition workshop or the hiring fair, please contact Marady Norman at 312-494-6726 or [email protected]
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