Hiring fair, credentialing summit scheduled for national convention
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Hiring fair, credentialing summit scheduled for national convention

Veterans, servicemembers and military spouses can find new careers and learn best practices for credentialing and enhancing civilian career prospects at The American Legion’s national convention in August.

The Indianapolis Military Hiring Fair with The American Legion will take place Aug. 22 at the Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave. Check-in for job seekers and employers will begin at 8:30 a.m., with each employer presenting a short overview of their open positions from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. The hiring fair takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event, promoted by Hiring Our Heroes and The American Legion, is free and open to active duty servicemembers, Guard and reserve, veterans and military spouses.

For more information and to register for the event, click here. View the event agenda and list of employers attending here and the event flyer here.

On Aug. 28-29, The American Legion’s National Credentialing Summit will bring together experts from the private and nonprofit sectors, the armed forces and federal agencies to share best practices for credentialing and enhancing career prospects for veterans, servicemembers and military spouses. The summit will be held at JW Marriott Indianapolis, 10 S. West St.

The summit will help to identify strategies for key decision-makers to use at companies and organizations nationwide in order to expand upon recent progress and promote wider awareness of the credentialing issue. The summit will also help attendees to collaborate with one another in breaking down credentialing barriers that affect veterans and the military community.

To register for the summit, click here.