Hire-A-Vet campaign kicks off Sept. 15

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 9:30am

AUGUSTA — Maine’s annual Hire-A-Vet campaign is back and in a virtual format.

Hire-A-Vet is a statewide effort to reach at least 100 employers who have committed to hire at least 100 veterans and military family members during a 100 day period.

A kick-off event and hiring fair is being held virtually Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Opening remarks will be followed by a virtual hiring fair from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with more than 200 expected employers looking to recruit veterans, military members, and civilians.

Employers can join the 2020 Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign and job seekers can get more information and register for the kick-off event by visiting mainecareercenter.com/mhav

The Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign provides support for employers to expand the hiring of veterans through a network of state and federal agencies, resources and nonprofits, education on military language and culture, recruiting and hiring assistance, and recognition for the hiring and advancement of veterans and military family members.