KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A downtown Knoxville Tuesday looks to give those with military ties a hand finding work. The "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair offers veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members as well as their spouses a chance to connect with potential employers.
The job fair portion of the event starts at 10:00 a.m. and will run through 1:00 p.m. at the Knoxville Expo Center, organizers said.
Workshop classes, starting at 9:00 a.m., will also give attendees an opportunity to work on their resumes, interview skills, and pick up tips on navigating job fairs.
Registration isn't necessary to attend, but organizers warn that the workshops fill up quickly. They recommend registering beforehand. Click here to register.
List of companies who pre-registered:
Acc Construction, LLC
Airstreams Renewable, Inc.
All My Sons Moving and Storage
Bankers Life & Casualty
Capital Financial Group
CVS Distribution Center
Emerson Process Management-Machinery Health Management
First Tennessee Bank
H & R Block
Knoxville Utilities Board
Knoxville Vet Center
Open Arms Care
PeopleScout Resume Employer
Radio Systems Corporation
Regal Entertainment Group
Russell's Pest Control
Sandler Training - Knoxville
Sears Home Services
Sterling Global Operations, Inc
Ted Russell Enterprises
Tennessee Air National Guard
Tennessee Veterans Business Association
The Dow Chemical Company
The Mission Continues
Total Quality Logistics
US Army National Guard
VA Veterans Crisis Line
Volunteers of America
Workforce 2000 Staffing, Inc.
The event is sponsored by the University of Phoenix and is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Knoxville Chamber.
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