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VA Hiring Fair Detroit 26-29 June 12

VA Hiring Fair Detroit 26-29 June 12

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VA Hiring Fair in Detroit 26-29 June 2012
VA Hiring Fair in Detroit 26-29 June 2012

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Published by: Ed Ball on May 31, 2012
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Are you a Veteran? Looking for a job? Need benefits? VETERAN HIRING FAIR & OPEN HOUSE
JUNE 26 - 28, 2012 10:00AM to 7:00PM Detroit’s COBO Center One Washington Boulevard Detroit, MI 48226 Veterans Register Now: VAforVets.VA.gov/Detroit
More than a typical Hiring Fair:
Onsite interviews with federal agencies and private sector employers Training in federal resume building and successful interview techniques Career coaching All experience levels and career types welcome.
Prepare For Hiring Event Success! Call 1-855-VA4Vets to start working with a coach today!

More than a Typical Open House:
This VA hosted event will showcase:
Wide variety of innovative services provided to Veterans, including Federal benefits (both financial and health), state, local and faithbased organizations Onsite medical exams will be available for eligible Veterans Electronic access to benefits and medical record via eBenefits and MyHealtheVet Find out about Virtual Care (access to medical care through telephonic means) and other cutting edge services Get your questions answered...face to face

This event is FREE for Veterans seeking jobs.

This event is FREE for attendees. Come see what YOUR VA has to offer!

RegisteR NOW Free Veteran Hiring Fair
June 26-28, 2012 • Detroit’s COBO Center One Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226 Register Now at VAforVets.VA.gov/Detroit and learn about all the tools that VA for Vets has created to help you succeed. This event is more than just a typical job fair: • Onsite interviews and career opportunities with federal agencies and private sector employers • Build a federal resume and learn successful interview techniques • Receive career coaching All experience levels and career types welcome. To prepare for the event visit the VA for Vets Career Center to: • Assess and communicate your unique skills • Translate military skills into civilian qualifications • Build a federal resume

Register Now at VAforVets.VA.gov/Detroit On the day of the event, bring multiple copies of the following: • Federal Resume • Statement of Service • Separation/Retirement Orders • Department of Defense Form 214 (DD 214) • Unofficial/Official college transcripts* • Licenses/certificates* • VA service-connected disability/Civil Service preference letter* • Schedule A letter* * If applicable

2012 National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo
The Department of Veterans Affairs is excited to host the National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo

JUNE 26 - 29, 2012 Detroit’s COBO Center One Washington Boulevard Detroit, MI 48226 The Largest Nationwide Conference of its Kind!
Focused on helping Veteran-owned businesses maximize opportunities in the federal marketplace. Join nearly 6,000 participants in Detroit for the opportunity to:
Connect with procurement decision makers from other businesses and federal agencies Expand knowledge through over 200 training and business requirement sessions Engage with other attendees and gain visibility in the Expo Hall of nearly 500 booths Use VetGovPartner to facilitate online and onsite networking including face-to-face sessions with senior procurement decision makers

National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo REGISTRATION FEES Advance Registration - until 6/20/2012 Small Business: $375 Non-Profit Business/Organizations: $390 Federal/Government Agencies: $400 Large Business: $400 After 6/20/2012 (5pm EST) Small Business: $450 Non-Profit Business/Organizations: $465 Federal/Government Agencies: $475 Large Business: $475 Please see conference site for details: www.nationalveteransconference.com

HOTEL RESERVATIONS Hotel reservations for attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors MUST be booked directly through the conference online lodging reservation system (do not contact hotels directly).

The deadline for room reservations is WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012.

  VA for Vets Fact Sheet  “Serving those who serve us”   
What is VA for Vets?  VA for Vets is a comprehensive career development  program that helps Veterans launch or advance their  civilian careers at VA. From dynamic job searches and  military skills translation to professional development and  deployment lifecycle support – there is something for  every Veteran at VA for Vets.    The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO), a new  organization within the Department of Veterans Affairs,  was established specifically to oversee VA for Vets. This  office is the first of its kind dedicated entirely to ensuring  the career success of our Veterans.    They served for us. Now VA for Vets is serving those who  have served our country.    Program Features  VA for Vets offers on‐line support services tailored to the  needs of each Veteran:    Career Center – Translate military skills to civilian work,  create easy‐to‐read resumes, apply to open VA positions,  and save all results into one profile    Coaches – Contact coaches for help with deployment and  reintegration issues or questions related to careers at VA    Deployment Lifecycle Resources – Access vital  information to prepare for and support deployment and  reintegration    Professional Development – Take Web‐based and  instructor‐led training to sharpen skills or learn more  about deployment and reintegration topics    Webinars and Videos – Learn about the strengths and  skills Veterans bring to the workforce and how to best  support Military Service Members    Virtual Collaboration Tool – Interact with a coach,  supervisor or HR professional in a personalized virtual  workspace    Program Mission and Goals  Our mission is simple: to create a world‐class organization  of Veterans serving Veterans. VA for Vets wants Veterans  to love working at VA and to build meaningful careers at  VA. To achieve this goal, VA for Vets aims to:      Recruit Veterans outside of VA to come work at VA     Retain the 100,000+ Veterans currently employed at  VA     Reintegrate VA’s Military Service Member employees  seamlessly after deployments     Recognize and honor Military Service      Educate VA’s supervisors, hiring managers and human  resources professionals and coworkers about Veteran‐ specific issues and support resources    Connecting Veterans to Career Success  VA for Vets provides targeted support services:     U.S. Veterans can search and apply for VA job  opportunities     VA Military Services Members can access deployment  lifecycle support via coaches and communities of  practice, and collaborate virtually to stay connected     VA Veteran Employees can connect with Veterans,  share testimonials, advance their career at VA     VA Supervisors can find tools to assist Military Service  Members     VA Human Resources Professionals can take  advantage of centralized support resources     VA Hiring Managers can learn the benefits of, and  resources available for, hiring Veterans     VA Employees can see how to help support Veterans  and Military Service Members

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