AFF PARTNERS WITH WORLD SPORT CHICAGO AND CAREEBUILDER TO CREATE VETERANS CAREER HIRING EVENT IN CHICACO ON AUGUST 13

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In partnership with World Sport Chicago’s Valor Games Midwest 2012, the American Freedom Foundation and CareerBuilder will be holding the Veterans Career Hiring Expo at Soldier Field in Chicago on August 13.  This event will bring together major companies from throughout the Midwest to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans.  Attending Veterans will have the chance to talk with employers, submit qualifications, and even participate in job interviews on the spot.  Attendance at the Veterans Career Hiring Expo is free and open to Veterans and active duty military.

The CareerBuilder Professional Team will provide resources to attract Veterans who are interested in exploring new career opportunities.  They will also provide specific sourcing and screening services where Veterans will be paired with prospective employers based on profiles they are interested in hiring.  CareerBuilder will provide full management and facilitation at the Veterans Career Hiring Expo and an opportunity for 1 on 1 interviews on site.

World Sport Chicago, in partnership with U.S. Paralympics, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Chicago Park District, hosts the Valor Games Midwest in an effort to aid successful community reintegration through sport and healthy, active lifestyles. Over the course of three days, athletes will compete in the sports of field, cycling, archery, power lifting and indoor rowing. Participating athletes’ disabilities may include: amputation/limb loss, spinal cord injuries, stroke, traumatic brain injuries, visual disabilities or post traumatic stress disorder. Veterans with any disability rating from the VA are also eligible to compete.  Please click here for more information about World Sport Chicago

Please note the following links to learn more about and participate in the Veterans Career Hiring Event.

To learn more about the events and see the commitment the American Freedom Foundation and CareerBuilder has made to hiring Veterans, please click here.

To express your interest to CareerBuilder of your intent to participate, please click here.

To register your participation and choose at which level you would like to participate, please click here.

In advance, we thank you for participating and supporting our Veterans.