80 employers to seek veterans at Aurora job fair

Published: Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

AURORA – Around 80 employers with immediate positions to fill in the Chicago area will seek out new hires at a job fair for military veterans in northern Illinois.

The Hire Our Heroes event will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 501 hall in Aurora.

Veterans and their immediate family can also get counseling on job interview skills and career readiness.

Those planning to attend are encouraged to pre-register online at https://hoh.greatjob.net.

The event is organized by the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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