Job fair seeks to match employers with U.S. veterans

— March 20, 2014

(Press release) — The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Casper Workforce Center, along with its partners, is hosting a “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair on Wednesday, March 26, at the Best Western Ramkota Inn and Conference Center, 800 N. Poplar.

The “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair is a joint effort between the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and the following partners: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), Goodwill Industries, the Wyoming Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, NBC News and others.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Wednesday March 26. An employment workshop focusing on resume writing, tips for successfully navigating hiring fairs, military skill translation and interviewing will start at 9:00 a.m.

WHO: The hiring event is open to veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses. More than 40 employers from the energy, construction, manufacturing, transportation, medical, retail and other fields will participate. Employers and job seekers are strongly encouraged to preregister. Walk-ins are welcome but space is limited.

WHERE: Best Western Ramkota Inn and Conference Center (800 N. Poplar)

There is no cost to participate. Participants are encouraged to dress for interviews and bring resumes. For registration questions, please call (307) 234-4591.

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