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Employers to seek veterans at job fair

AURORA (AP) – About 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 take place this coming Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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 being put on by the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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