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Hiring Fairs for Spouses in September

Hopefully the PCS move was smooth, the kids are enjoying their new schools and it is now time for you to hit the pavement and find not just a job, but a career.

Start by checking in with Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

The organization hosts job fairs specifically for military spouses and military members in locations around the nation. They have also launched a series of Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones in San Antonio, Tampa, Colorado Springs and Washington state as places where the organization fosters collaboration between local and national employers, schools and community resources to build employment opportunities for military spouses.

Hiring Our Heroes also has begun hosting employment forums to help spouses fine tune resumes and learn on the job skills like salary negotiations. Check out the events coming in September and see an full schedule for the year at Be sure to register early, spaces fill up.

Sept. 5

Washington D.C.

Sept. 11

Charlotte, N.C.

Sept. 17

Arlington, Texas

Sept. 20

Fort Belvoir, Va.

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