Veteran Job Fair

Red, White, & You! 2017

2017 Event


Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, will host the 6th Annual Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 10am-2pm at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building (1700 Hwy 36, Abilene, TX 79602). There will be no cost for veterans, participants, or employers.
 
All veterans, active duty military, and their family members are invited to attend.

Job Seekers


Pre-registration is not required, but will help save time upon arrival at the event. Online registration is available at the link below through Friday, October 27th. We also encourage job seekers to register in Texas' online job matching system at www.workintexas.com. If you are already registered, please make sure your information is up-to-date. Laptops will be available at the event to complete/update your profile.


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Employers


This is a great opportunity to recruit local individuals affiliated with our military branches. Former military personnel are equipped with countless skills and unique strengths that are assets for employment as a civilian. At the event, you will have a 10x10 booth with electricity, one table, two chairs, and two lunches, all at no cost! Free wireless internet is also available.
   
Employer registration is required! Please complete the online registration form by October 27, 2017.

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Questions?

Contact Robert Puls, Steve Collins, or Kathy Turner by calling (325) 795-4397 or by sending an email. 


Who will be at the event?

Participating organizations for 2017 are updated as registered. Check back for updates!

2017 Participating Organizations*  Offerings (organizations may have additional job openings)
Central Texas Opportunities Case managers, intake clerks, receptionist
Department of Family and Protective Services Casework for CPS, APS, and CCL
Eagle Aviation Services Aircraft mechanics, aircraft cleaners
Lithia Motors Sales Representatives, certified automotive technicians
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officers
United States Gypsum Mechanics, electricians, board line operations
First Financial Bank  
Koppers Railroad Structures Labor
KTAB-TV/ KRVC-TV Productions, news, sales
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Cashiers, Stockers,
New Store Set-Up Crew Members

*Updated: 9/18/17