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Published on January 23rd, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


More Than 50 Employers with Available Jobs Set To Attend Hiring Our Heroes on Feb. 11

COLUMBIA, SC – The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and the business community are coming together to support local veterans and military families at the Hiring Our Heroes employment fair. This one-of-a-kind employment fair will kick-off on Tuesday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m. at FortJackson.

The following businesses have registered to attend, and will have immediate jobs available for those seeking employment:

Aarons Inc.
AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
Airstreams Renewable, Inc.
Alliance Tractor-Trailer Training Center
AllSouthFederal Credit Union
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center
AppleOne Employment
Army and Air Force Exchange Service
AutoZone, Inc.
Averitt Express
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Bankers Life and Casualty
BB&T Bank
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Civilian Personnel Advisory Center
Dole Fresh Vegetables
Enterprise Leasing Company SE, LLC
FujiFilm Holdings America
Greensboro Fire Dept.
Health Markets
IHG Army Hotels
KahlCenter, LLC
Kangaroo Express
Kaydon Corporation
Kelly Services
KSH Solutions
Lexington County Sheriff Department
Microstaff IT
National Training Truck and Heavy Equipment Jobs
Nations Express, INC
Navy Federal Credit Union
New York Life
Recruiting Solutions
Republic National Distributing Company
Richland County Sheriff’s Department
Rite Aid Pharmacy
Roper Staffing
Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department
SC Department of Corrections
SCANA Services, Inc.
South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
South Carolina Department of Public Safety
South Carolina Department of Transportation
South Carolina Ports Authority
Sysco Columbia, LLC
TD Bank
The Entrepreneur’s Source
U.S. Department of State
United Parcel Service (UPS)
University of South Carolina Employment Office
URS Corporation
US Small Business Administration
Waffle House
Walmart Logistics Transportation
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Veterans Crisis Line
Veteran Guardian Angel

There will be an opening ceremony with invited guests Governor Nikki Haley, Brigadier General Bradley Becker and Major General Bob Livingston. It will be held at the SolomonCenter, located at 6510 Strom Thurmond Blvd., FortJackson, and the employment fair will last until 1 p.m.

In addition to the employment fair, there will be a workshop for veterans and other military job seekers that focuses on resume writing, tips for successfully navigating fairs, military skill translation and interviewing will start at 9 a.m. To register for the Hiring Our Heroes Employment Workshop, click here.

Employers and job seekers must pre-register at HoH.GreatJob.net. Job seekers attending the fair are urged to upload their resume prior to the event, as it will be distributed to employers the week of the hiring fair.  

If you’d like to learn more about the Hiring Our Heroes national program click here.

For questions about registration, please email hiringourheroes@uschamber.com or call 202.463.5807.

To volunteer at the event, contact Naomi Sargent | 803.733.2511 | naomi@ourcor.org.

To become a member or to learn more about the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, visitwww.ColumbiaChamber.com.  

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About the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 1,500 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals in Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry and Richland counties. The Columbia Chamber serves as the voice of its members and the business community at large on matters of economic, educational, social, cultural and political concern, as well as supports and promotes the success of its members through networking, professional development, advocacy and leadership. The organization has represented the interests of the local business community since 1902.

To become a member or to learn more about the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, as well as its events, programs and initiatives, visit www.ColumbiaChamber.com.



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