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Hire Heroes Salutes Military Members and Vets With Virtual Job Fair Aug. 23
Military service members, veterans and spouses can attend this job fair without ever leaving home.
According to the site’s FAQ page, participants only need a computer and internet access, as employers will communicate via onlinechats. Updated versions of Google Chrome or Firefox are recommended for viewing and hearing presentations from employers.
When they find a company of interest, job seekers can apply for a position or sign up for chat sessions to ask questions and learn more about the company.
Employers and attendees can also request private chats to discuss specific opportunities. Employers may offer video one-on-one chats, but these sessions are not required if job seekers don’t have access to video conferencing.
The site encourages job seekers to prepare questions to ask in the chat room and develop an elevator pitch for private interactions with potential employers. We have additional tips from veterans about finding a civilian career.
If this virtual fair isn’t for you, check out our list of other employment resources for veterans.
Tiffany Wendeln Connors is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.