POSTED: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 8:15am
UPDATED: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 9:23am
Veterans Job Fairs Scheduled for Nov. 14
Tyler, TX (KETK) —
Texas Workforce Commission, 28 Texas Workforce Solutions Boards and the Texas Veterans Commission have partnered to host statewide job fairs for veterans and military spouses as part of a veterans awareness campaign initiated by Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Medical Center surgeon and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston professor Dr. “Red” Duke Jr.
Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Job Fairs
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
27 locations across the state
Locations and times are listed at:
East Texas Locations:
Workforce Solutions East Texas
2430 S High
Longview, TX 75606
Technology and Workforce Development Center
3500 South First Street
Lufkin, TX 75904
Harvey Hall Convention Center
200 W Front Street
Tyler, TX 75702
Free to all Texas employers, and veterans and military spouses
***THIS JOB FAIR IS NOT JUST FOR VETERANS. IT IS OPEN TO ANYONE LOOKING FOR WORK***
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) will host job fairs for veterans and their spouses statewide Nov. 14. TWC’s Second Annual Hiring Red, White & You! campaign is a joint initiative supported by Gov. Rick Perry, Texas Medical Center surgeon and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston professor Dr. James H. “Red” Duke Jr., and TVC to connect our returning veterans in Texas with employers who are hiring.
Last year’s Hiring Red, White & You! job fairs attracted more than 12,000 veterans and 1,400 employers statewide, and resulted in approximately 2,800 hires by participating employers. Information on how employers and job seekers can participate and the job fair locations may be found at www.texasworkforce.org/hrwy . The Hiring Red, White & You! Public Service Announcement featuring Gov. Perry and Dr. Duke can be found on YouTube at www.texasworkforce.org/twcinfo/social-media-disclaimer.html .