Two men at Career Fair talking with "Growth, Flexibility, Opportunity" sign in the backgroundThroughout the month of November, career fairs will take place nationwide. Career fairs are great places to meet with employers and recruiters who can tell you about their latest job openings. Attend a career fair this month and advance your job search!

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Start Your Job Search at a November Job Fair!

Nov 3, 2015

Two men at Career Fair talking with "Growth, Flexibility, Opportunity" sign in the background

 

Throughout the month of November, career fairs will take place nationwide. Career fairs are great places to meet with employers and recruiters who can tell you about their latest job openings. Attend a career fair this month and advance your job search!

Ticket to Work Virtual Job Fair (Virtual)

The Ticket to Work Virtual Job Fair, sponsored by Social Security, is an opportunity for people participating in the Ticket program to meet and engage with recruiters from a variety of companies looking to hire individuals with disabilities. The Virtual Job Fair will focus on companies that do business with the government and have job openings for a variety of skills and experience levels.  Talk with your Employment Network (EN) or your state Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agency to register or for more information.

•    November 18 - Virtual
•    November 19 - Virtual

Hiring Our Heroes (In-Person and Virtual)

Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, helps veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. Hiring Our Heroes has hosted more than 560 hiring fairs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.
•    November 3 - Des Moines, IA
•    November 5 - Chicago, IL
•    November 7 - Flint, MI
•    November 10 - New York, NY
•    November 11 - Uncasville, CT
•    November 12 - Washington, DC
•    November 17 - Huntsville, AL
•    November 17 - Virtual
•    November 19 - Portland, OR

RecruitMilitary (In-Person)

RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo is an event where transitioning military, veterans and their spouses can meet with recruiters from dozens of companies. RecruitMilitary has hosted 772 events over nine years. These events are free for attendees.

•    November 5 - Columbus, OH
•    November 5 - Washington, DC
•    November 5 - Los Angeles, CA
•    November 12 - St. Louis, MO
•    November 12 - Norfolk, VA
•    November 12 - Seattle, WA
•    November 19 - Dallas, TX
•    November 19 - Philadelphia, PA

Bender Virtual Job Fair (Virtual)

The Bender Virtual Career Fair provides an opportunity for job seekers with disabilities and employers to connect online and network from the convenience of their homes or offices. Participants are able to share their skills and talents with employers who are ready to hire individuals with disabilities.

•    November 10 - Register here for a virtual Bender job fair

Veteran Recruiting (Virtual)

The Veteran Recruiting virtual career fairs connect transitioning service members, veterans, military spouses and employers in real time. The Veteran Recruiting virtual career fair is delivered to you over the Internet so you can participate from anywhere in the world. Since 2011, more than 101,000 veterans have been hired by the companies that have participated in the online Veteran Recruiting fairs, and more than 1.4 million veterans have attended.

•    November 10 - Register here for a virtual Veteran Recruiting job fair

Tampa Mayor's Alliance for Persons with Disabilities (In-Person)

The Tampa Mayor's Alliance for Persons with Disabilities - Job Fair for Veterans & Persons with Disabilities will feature over 40 employers who are supportive of hiring veterans and persons with disabilities. The event will include 11 job search workshops and a free resume review before the job fair.

•    November 12 - Tampa, FL

CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine's Career Expo For People With Disabilities (In-Person)

Come register for the Annual Career Expo to meet with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent. It is recommended that you pre-register to attend this event. This event is free to attend.

•    November 13 - Washington, DC

Diversity Employment Day Career Fairs (In-Person)

Diversity Employment Day Career Fairs provide recruiters access to the United States' largest pool of diverse, multi-cultural and qualified professionals. It is the only career fair that targets and delivers candidates from all classes covered under the Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964. This includes women, minorities, seniors, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (GLBT) people and people with disabilities.
The Diversity Career Fairs are held annually in most major cities where the mayor and/or governor proclaim "Diversity Employment Day."

•    November 4 - San Diego, CA
•    November 12 - Dallas, TX

If you are a Social Security disability beneficiary and you want to work, a career fair can help you start your job search, and the Ticket to Work program can support you along your journey to financial independence. To learn more about Ticket to Work, call 1-866-968-7842 (V) or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).

 

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