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VA’s Detroit Hiring Fair Connects Thousands of Veterans to Jobs, Services & Benefits
July 3, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs has concluded its National Veteran Small Business Conference, Open House and Hiring Fair in Detroit, where employers offered more than 1,300 jobs to Veterans and conducted more than 5,500 interviews.
VA to Host Veteran Hiring Fair at the National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo in Detroit
June 20, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) will host its largest hiring fair to date at Detroit’s Cobo Center, June 26-28, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
VA for Vets Video Honored with Four Advertising Awards
May 9, 2012
VA's high-tech platform to help Veterans find jobs, VA for Vets, earned top accolades from the advertising industry for a recruitment video that paid tribute to the nation’s military.
Over 500 Vets Hired at VA’s Hiring Fair in DC
February 2, 2012
With the success of a January hiring fair that resulted in more than 500 tentative job offers, VA is looking at ways to expand into major Veteran-focused career fairs throughout the country.
Detroit to Host VA Small Business Conference, Hiring Fair
January 25, 2012
The National Veterans Small Business Conference, the government’s premier event for Veteran-owned small businesses, is coming to Detroit’s Cobo Center June 25-29. A VA for Vets Hiring Fair will be held during the conference for Veterans looking for careers in the public and private sectors.
VA To Host Major Veteran Career Fair in Washington, DC
January 17, 2012
Answering the President’s call to expand employment opportunities for America’s Veterans, VA hosted a major Veteran-focused career fair and expo with thousands of public and private-sector on-the-spot hiring opportunities on January 18 in Washington.
Putting Veterans to Work
VAnguard, March/April 2012
With the success of its hiring fair in Washington, DC, which resulted in more than 500 tentative job offers for Veterans, VA is looking at ways to expand its traditional programs with major Veteran-focused career fairs throughout the country.
YouTube, Jan. 20, 2012
VA for Vets Career Fair, Washington, DC
VA hosted its first Veteran Career Fair and Expo on January 18 in Washington, D.C. The free event provided information on education, benefits, jobs, health care, and small business opportunities.
YouTube, May 1, 2012
VA for Vets Profile
Profile of how VA for Vets helps with the reintegration, retention and hiring of veteran employees at VA.
YouTube, July 17, 2012
Veteran Hiring Fair, Detroit, MI
Highlights from the Veteran Hiring Fair in Detroit on June 26-28, 2012.
VAntage Point Blog: The Job Hunt Stops Here
April 26, 2012
Learn how one Veteran’s life changed after attending a VA for Vets hiring fair in New Orleans.
VAntage Point Blog: Vets Descend on Washington for Career Fair and Expo
Feb. 2, 2012
Employers representing companies across the private sector, as well as government agencies, were on site to discuss career and job opportunities to thousands of Veterans from the mid-Atlantic region.
VAntage Point Blog: VA’s First Veterans Career Fair: By the Numbers
Jan. 18, 2012
Over 500 Veterans walked away from the VA for Vets hiring fair in Washington with tentative job offers, and hopefully more on the way.
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