Veteran Job Fair

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Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, will host the 4th Annual Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 10am-2pm at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building (1700 Hwy 36, Abilene, TX 79602). The event is free of charge for participants and employers.
All veterans, active duty military, and their family members are invited to attend.

Job Seekers

In order to save time on the day of the event, please pre-register. Make sure to bring your resume and other relevant documents with you. 
We also encourage job seekers to register in Texas' online job matching system at 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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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 registrations must be received by Thursday, November 5, 2015.

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Questions? Please contact Robert Puls or Steve Collins at (325) 795-4397 or via email at
Who will be at the event? 
Please view the list of registered organizations below.
2015 Participating Organizations*  Offerings (organizations may have additional job openings)
 3M  Production Operators, Engineers, Engineering Technicians, Mechanics, Supply Chain, Supervisors, Chemists, plus more...
 Abilene Aero  Line Aircraft Refueler
 Abilene ISD  Cafeteria Helpers & substitutes
 Army & Air Force Exchange Service  Food Service Workers, store associates, labor/stockers, plus more...
 Blue Cross Blue Shield  Care Coodinator & Deskside Applications
 Buzzi Unicem, USA  Production & Industrial Electricians
 Cisco College  Resource booth
 CityLink  Various openings
 City of Abilene  Various openings
 Coca Cola  Order Builders, Machine Operators, Drivers, Merchandisers, Forklift, & General Laborers
 Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services  Resource booth
 First Financial Bank  IT Support & Customer Service
 Hendrick Medical Center  Various openings
 KTAB-TV  Production Assistant, Multi-media journalist, & Account Executive
 Lauren Engineers & Constructors  Various industrial craft and engineering/design positions
 Lowe's Home Improvement  Various openings
 Ludlum Measurements, Inc.  Electrician, Electronics Technician, HVAC Technician, & Machinist
 PepsiCo  Various openings
 Taylor County Community Supervision & Corrections Department  Residential Monitor & Adult Probation Officer
 Texas State Technical College- Workforce Training  Resource booth
 Tiger Manufacturing  Machine operator, welder, assembly, & diesel mechanics
 TST-Inc  Production Supervisors, Production Foremen, & Industrial Diesel Mechanics
 United States Gypsum, Co.  Forklift Operator, Mechanic, Production Worker, Electrician
 Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas  Resource booth

*Updated: 9/30/15