Honoring our Veteran’s doesn’t end today. KING 5 is proud to support NBC for their“Hiring Heroes” Job Fair in Seattle, Thursday, November 14th. The event will take place from 11:00am-3:00pm at Safeco Field.
The hiring fair is free for service members, veterans, and spouses and is an excellent opportunity for top employers from across the country to connect with high caliber candidates.
Hiring Our Heroes launched in March 2011 with the sponsorship of the US Chamber of Commerce. NBC News and KING 5 are supporting this nationwide effort to help veterans and military spouses find employment.
To date, Hiring Our Heroes has hosted more than 570 hiring fairs in all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico. 20,200 veterans and military spouses have been hired by more than 1,200 companies as a direct result of those fairs.
Hiring Our Heroes provides many online tools for Veterans and spouses. Veterans can get help writing resumes and interview tips; translating military skills, experience, and training into related civilian careers; and finding current lists of employment opportunities with military-friendly employers.