BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation along with The American Legion hosted a job fair aimed to hire local veterans and military spouses, Thursday.
'Hiring Our Heroes-Bakersfield', sponsored by Toyota and the University of Phoenix, brought in companies from national corporations to local businesses that are looking to hire.
Veterans and their spouses also got the chance to attend an employment workshop along with a one-on-one mentoring session on resume building, job search tools and interviewing techniques.
Hiring Our Heroes began in March 2011. Since then, more than 1,500 companies have hired 21,600 veterans and military spouses through more than 650 hiring fairs.
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