U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Hiring Our Heroes 2 Year Anniversary

U.S. Chamber’s Hiring Our Heroes to Celebrate Two-Year Anniversary with Veteran and Military Spouse Job Fair in D.C. Event with Lead Sponsors Capital One and NBC4 Washington to Include More than 100 Employers with Jobs Available WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation, along with lead sponsors Capital One and NBC 4 Washington, will […]

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KISS, Mötley Crüe Donate to Hiring Our Heroes

Members of Both Bands Present Check to Help Veterans and Military Spouses Find Meaningful Employment BRISTOW, VA —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced that rock bands KISS and Mötley Crüe are donating $250,000 to the National Chamber Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program. The band members from KISS and Mötley Crüe presented a check to Hiring […]

GM engineer Ryan Church (left) assists an applicant at a recent veterans’ career fair in Metro Detroit. Church is a member of GM’s Veterans Affinity Group and a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard.

$250,000 GM Gift to Help Put Vets to Work

Automaker also recruiting veterans for some salaried jobs  DETROIT – With higher-than-average unemployment among veterans and an estimated 1 million men and women leaving the military within the next five years, General Motors and the GM Foundation are helping to pay for job fairs across the country aimed at finding meaningful employment for returning veterans.

KISS Looking for Vets to be Roadies - Credit: MilitaryTimes, KISSOnline.com

KISS Hires Veteran for 2012 Tour

Rock Band KISS Hires Veteran for 2012 Tour as Part of U.S. Chamber’s Hiring Our Heroes Program Gene Simmons Makes Exclusive Announcement Live on NBC’s ‘TODAY’ NEW YORK, NY—As part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Chamber Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program, world-renowned rock band KISS hired a veteran to serve as a roadie […]

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New Veterans Initiative: ‘Got Your 6’

Top Broadcast and Cable Networks, Studios, Talent Agencies, and Guilds Join Unprecedented Campaign to Help Veterans Succeed in Return to Civilian Life LOS ANGELES, CA—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes program announced today it is joining with the entertainment industry as part of the new veterans initiative, Got Your 6™. The campaign brings together an unprecedented group […]

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Capital One To Hire 500,000 Veterans

Capital One Commits $4.5 Million to Support the Chamber’s ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ Campaign  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Capital One today announced “Hiring 500,000 Heroes,” a national campaign to engage the business community in committing to hire 500,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. 

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U.S. Chamber Vets Initiative to Hit 100th Hiring Fair Milestone

U.S. Chamber Veterans Initiative to Reach 100th Hiring Fair Milestone, Strengthen Military Spouse Program Capital One Announces Sponsorship of Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Business Alliance IRVING, TX—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes program announced today at the Dallas Opportunity Expo that it is strengthening its Military Spouse Business Alliance (MSBA) through Capital […]

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Hiring Our Heroes Expands to 400 Job Fairs Nationwide

U.S. Chamber Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Initiative Announces Expansion from 100 to 400 Hiring Fairs Nationwide Capital One, Longtime Leader in Hiring Veterans and Military Spouses, Joins Efforts WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes announced today that it will expand its program from 100 hiring fairs nationwide in its first year to […]

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U.S. Chamber to Launch Military Spouse Business Alliance

Program Will Address 26% Military Spouse Unemployment Rate and Career Advancement Issues WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes, with partners, will host the Military Spouse Career Forum, the largest-ever hiring fair exclusively for military and veteran spouses, at the Washington Convention Center.  More than 1,000 spouses and 100 Washington-area and national employers are expected to […]