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March 21 Fort Drum Career Opportunity Day
Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
*Service Members, Military Spouses and Caregivers: Register here for Career Opportunity Day
FREE event, with no more than 15 employers with active employment opportunities and up to 60 wounded, ill or injured service members transitioning to a civilian career, as well as their spouses, caregivers and recently medically separated veterans. To attend, service members must have previously completed either a USO/Hire Heroes USA transition workshop or another employment preparation program, and have resumes.
Career Opportunity Days are high-touch, non-traditional career fair-type events. Employers receive resumes in advance for those that have pre-registered, and connected for one-on-one introductory interviews to take place during the Career Opportunity Day. HHUSA matches attendees with employers based on their military specialty, previous experience, and geographic interest for relocation. Service members and spouses have the opportunity to schedule interviews with employers on-site, as they visit each employer’s information table and learn more about the company.
Employers are encouraged to conduct the interview and then provide honest, friendly feedback on what the service member did well during the interview and what they could improve upon in future interviews as they look to transition from their military career to the civilian sector.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Hilton Garden Inn - Watertown/Thousand Islands
1290 Arsenal St
Watertown, NY 13601
WHAT TO BRING
Each employer is required have at least two employees attend, one to staff the information table and the second to conduct introductory interviews. Please bring a table-top company display along with any literature you would like to make available.
8:30-9:00am Employer Set Up and Participant Registration
9:00am Employer Tables Open for Networking
9:15-9:30am Welcome & Introductions
10:00am Introductory Interviews Begin
12:00–12:30pm Networking Lunch and Google Tablet Raffle
12:30pm Introductory Interviews Continue
2:00pm Closing Remarks
When & Where
USO Warrior and Family Care
USO Warrior and Family Care is a comprehensive long-term program that supports the continuum of care that helps provide wounded, ill or injured warriors with the hope and confidence to sustain their journey towards a full and rewarding life. The program presents the best opportunity for our heroes to heal with honor. It also supports the troops' families and caregivers throughout the recovery process, as well as giving assistance to families of the fallen.