MilitaryOneClick, Capital One and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes Initiative to Host Military Spouse Employment Fair

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The United State's Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes initiative, Capital One and MilitaryOneClick will host a hiring fair for military spouses featuring more than 40 different companies to help alleviate spouse unemployment and underemployment.

Military spouses are highly qualified and adaptable candidates who bring such unique experience to your organization.

The United State’s Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative, Capital One and MilitaryOneClick will host a Hiring Our Heroes’ Military Spouse Program October 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Clubs at Quantico. The event is open to all active duty, guard, reserve, veteran and gold star spouses. Service members and veterans are also invited to attend. Past events have garnered between 200 and 300 military spouses.

The hiring fair will feature:

  • More than 40 employers committed to hiring military spouses
  • Demonstration of Career Spark, a resume builder for military spouses
  • Non-profit partners providing career resources and tools to support employment goals

For more information on the hiring fair or to register for this free event, visit http://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/quantico-va-military-spouse-hiring-fair-0.

At the event, MilitaryOneClick, a military spouse owned and operated company, will also be giving away free tickets at the employment fair to military Families for the Washington International Horse Show’s Military Appreciation Night, Oct. 25th at the Verizon Center.

"We are thrilled to be sponsoring our first U.S. Chamber Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Hiring Fair,” said Jennifer Pilcher, MilitaryOneClick founder and Chief Executive Officer. “Military spouses are highly qualified and adaptable candidates who bring such unique experience to your organization. MilitaryOneClick has a team of military spouses stationed around the world and we will continue our mission to hire veterans and military spouses as we continue to grow."

MilitaryOneClick is a part of the Military Spouse Employment Advisory Council, one of the first private sector-led councils formed specifically to address military spouse underemployment. The MSEAC concentrates on connecting spouses to national and local employers of every size and industry and developing actions that address the unique employment challenges that military spouses face. Hiring Our Heroes then works to spread these best practices throughout America’s business community.

For more information, contact MilitaryOneClick at support(at)militaryoneclick(dot)com.

About MilitaryOneClick:

MilitaryOneClick (http://www.militaryoneclick.com), founded and led by Jennifer Pilcher, one of the nation’s foremost experts on military Families, is a premier online resource for active duty military, reservists, veterans and their Families. A military marketing consultant and military spouse herself, Pilcher and MilitaryOneClick work with clients that include Amazon, MetLife, GM, La Quinta Inns & Suites, Sittercity, Sprint, US Chamber of Commerce and more.

MilitaryOneClick connects directly with their community daily through militaryoneclick.com, social media, blogs, e-newsletter and boots on the ground events reaching more than 1.6 million people a month.

About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. Its International Affairs division includes more than 50 regional and policy experts and 25 country- and region-specific business councils and initiatives. The U.S. Chamber also works closely with 116 American Chambers of Commerce abroad.

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