Employers invited to participate in Hiring Our Heros Job Fair

Employers invited to participate in Hiring Our Heros Job Fair

WARWICK – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce invites its members to participate in the Hiring Our Heros Job Fair, organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The fair is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Warwick Mall, 408 Bald Hill Road.

The job fair is for service members, veterans, and military spouses. Employers and service organizations with current job openings are invited to participate and encouraged to sign up soon, as space is limited. Register at http://tinyurl.com/y8pyfyys .

Local employers who receive a notice they are on the waiting list when registering are asked to contact Paul Ouellette at the NRI Chamber at 401-334-1001.

At the start of the Hiring Our Heros Job Fair, there will be a Personal Branding Workshop from 8:30 to 10 a.m., including information on resume building, networking, and interview tips, and will take into account the job seeker’s military background and lifestyle. After the workshop, volunteer career coaches will help job seekers develop an elevator pitch, participate in a mock interview, and create a more effective resume.