American Legion to host military hiring fair in D.C.

American Legion to host military hiring fair in D.C.

Hiring Our Heroes is collaborating with The American Legion to host a military hiring fair in conjunction with the Legion’s annual Washington Conference in Washington, D.C. The hiring fair will take place Friday, Feb. 22, at The Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW.

The event includes a résumé workshop that will focus on résumé building, networking and interviewing tips. Career coaches will be on hand to help participants develop an elevator pitch and to participate in mock interviews following the workshop.

The American Legion also will host a financial literacy workshop. This workshop will include tips on money management strategies such as paying down debt, developing a budget, and saving for the future. Participants will learn how to improve their credit score, establish an emergency fund, and develop a working budget.

To register for the hiring fair and connect with local and national employers, click here.

Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Workshops: 9-11:30 a.m.

Networking luncheon: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hiring Fair: 1-4 p.m.