• 2012 Hire A Hero Career Fair

    2012 Hire A Hero Career Fair


    When: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
    Time: 10 am – 3 pm

    Valley Forge Casino & Convention Center

    More Information

    JOBSEEKERS: Register in advance

    Recruiters: Download Registration Packet

    Career Services: Download Registration Packet


    Recruiters & Career Services Providers:
    The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News & philly.com are committed to putting our considerable reach and resources to work in an effort to help the veterans and their spouses of our region find the jobs they most desperately need, and deserve.

    These men and women are some of the best trained, most dedicated leaders and teammates our nation has to offer – imagine what they could do for your company.

    Salute the Troops in Our Community. Of the 315,000 veterans that call the Philadelphia area home, 10%, or 31,500, are below the age of 40. And they and their spouses need jobs.

    With our reach in the region, our proven track record of successful career fairs, and the exclusive seminars that we have planned, this event is much more than a career fair. It’s a way to honor their service and provide them with the fresh start of the new career they need.

    Hiring a veteran is the right thing to do, and it’s good for business. Here’s your opportunity to change the life of a hero, and save. Employers that hire military veterans get to take advantage of some very specific tax credits.

    Put a veteran or their spouse to work for you – reserve your booth today! Call 215-854-4140 or click here.
    There is still time to register! Contact us today to reserve your booth or download a registration form at the top right of this page.

    Veterans & Spouses:
    Top companies are actively searching for the best trained, most dedicated leaders and teammates our nation has to offer – this means you! At the Hire a Hero Career Fair, you can meet and interview with companies seeking top-notch candidates in a variety of fields, including Healthcare, Sales, Finance, Engineering and more!

    This FREE event doesn’t just offer exciting career opportunities. We offer seminars, career resources and training, everything you need to get on the road to a bright future!

    Come dressed professionally, bring along plenty of resumes and a winning attitude. Remember, this is an employer’s first impression of you, so treat this event as you would a job interview. No children are allowed at this event.

    Exhibitor List
    General Pavilion
    American Association for Cancer Research
    Array Healthcare Facilities Solutions, Inc.
    Century 21 Alliance
    Delaware State Police
    Farmers Insurance Group
    HCR ManorCare
    International Raw Materials Ltd.
    Krapf Bus Companies
    Lincoln Investment Planning
    Mawson & Mawson, Inc.
    New Penn Financial LLC
    Northwestern Mutual
    ReMed Recovery Care Centers
    (SFS) Senior Financial Solutions, Inc.
    SPAR Marketing Services, Inc.
    Storeroom Solutions, Inc.
    USLI, a Berkshire Hathaway Company
    Valley Forge Casino & Convention Center
    And more!

    Career Services/Resources Pavilion
    AAA School of Trucking
    Microsoft IT Academy, Knowledge Solutions Intl.
    The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
    Villanova University Part-Time & Continuing Studies
    Wilson Training & Consulting Systems
    And more!

    Seminar Schedule
    Maximize your career fair experience by attending these informative seminars. All seminars will take place on the same floor as the Exhibit Hall.

    10:30 am – “The Importance of Technology Skills in Today’s Workforce” – Learn the value of IT certifications for the 21st century workforce and how to effectively market yourself through Social Media – Presented by Microsoft IT Academy Knowledge Solutions Intl.

    11:30 pm – “Returning to the Civilian Workforce” – Learn to translate your military skills into those talents sought by civilian employers; to sell employers your distinction, skills and value; and to leverage 21st century networking channels to expand your civilian contact base – Presented by Wilson Training & Consulting Systems

    12:30 pm – “Networking: Opening Your Opportunity Channels” – Discover how to uncover the hidden job market, a primary source for professional jobs. Learn how to network through key one-on-one networking meetings to gain information and new relationships, including a career wingman. Valuable ideas and links to resources for anyone at any stage in their career. – Presented by Villanova University Part-Time & Continuing Studies

    1:30 pm – “Careers in Trucking” – Learn the realities of the commercial driving industry including salary and work expectations. Flexible, lucrative employment in a field guaranteed for the future. – Presented by AAA School of Trucking

    Parking Information
    Parking for this event is free to all job candidates. Please drive past the Valet Parking to the next entrance. There will be directional signs indicating where to park and enter the career fair.

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