Federal Agencies, Private Sector Companies Partner to Hire Veterans on the Spot
What: VA will host a Veteran career fair and exposition with public and private-sector
on-the spot hiring opportunities for potentially hundreds of Veterans. In addition to onsite interviews and hiring, the fair and expo will showcase VA’s new VA for Vets high-tech, high-touch online platform designed to help Veterans translate their training and experience into civilian ready resumes and enroll in VA benefits and services.
Who: Senior leaders from the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, Defense, Interior, USDA, EPA, and Labor will join private sector partners Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Citigroup,
When: Wednesday, January 18, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
There will be a registration desk for credentialed media. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Background: Ensuring that Veterans are educated, trained and able to translate their military skills into success in the civilian workforce is a top priority for the Obama Administration. Over one million service-members are projected to leave the military by 2016. The unemployment rate among