Job fair for veterans to be held Wednesday |

Job fair for veterans to be held Wednesday

Provided to the Tribune

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation and Nevada JobConnect will host a special career fair aimed at helping veterans obtain employment.

The Veterans Only Career Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the National Guard Armory at 685 East Plumb Lane in Reno.

“Employers from a variety of industries will be on hand to interview veterans who are ready to work,” said Kathie Holbrook, manager of the Nevada JobConnect office in Reno.

“Veterans should come dressed for success with a polished résumé, ready to interview with these businesses.”

Nevada JobConnect is a statewide network launched in 2001 that connects businesses with job seekers at no cost through full-service locations throughout the state. Some of the services offered include: on-the-job training for new placements and employees, job-related equipment support and incentives for qualified business job seekers, one-on-one recruitment services, the largest database of job seekers in Nevada, on-line access to post job openings and up-to-date labor market information.

DETR is comprised of the Employment Security Division, Equal Rights Commission, Rehabilitation Division, the Information Development and Processing Division and the Research and Analysis Bureau.

DETR works in partnership with the Nevada JobConnect System to connect businesses and workers.

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