Photo Gallery: VETS Keith Kelly Attends Veterans Hiring Fair
(January 10, 2014)
Veterans' Employment and Training Service Chief of Staff Michael Bocchini (left) and Assistant Secretary of Labor for VETS Keith Kelly (center) visit with James Parker a veterans' employment representative for the Virginia Employment Commission.
More than 700 veterans and approximately 105 employers attended the veterans hiring fair held at the D.C. Convention Center and sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hire Our Heroes program and the Veterans' Employment and Training Service, among others.
Assistant Secretary Kelly speaks to Army Reserve veteran Joshua Hammond at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair. Hammond said he was attending the fair seeking an accounting job. Approximately 105 employers were present and more than 700 veterans attended the event.
Assistant Secretary Kelly (left) and U.S. Chamber Hiring Our Heroes Executive Director Eric Eversole talk to Hilton Worldwide Manager of Military Recruiting Lauren Bacon about employment opportunities for veterans in the hospitality field.