Hiring Our Heroes Business Fair held in Hamden for veterans

Veterans looking for work got some help today at a job fair dedicated to the military. Representatives from local and national businesses were at the

Organizers say there were about 70 different businesses

Organizers say there were about 70 different businesses at the fair, each with several jobs to fill.

HAMDEN - Veterans looking for work got some help today at a job fair dedicated to the military.

Representatives from local and national businesses were at the Hiring Our Heroes Business Fair in Hamden as part of a nationwide effort to help veterans find jobs. Organizers say there were about 70 different businesses at the fair, each with several jobs to fill.

Recruiters say it's important to hire veterans because they served our country. Vets say they want recruiters to know that the skills from their military experience will serve them well as civilians.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police warn of scam targeting UI customers 1 Police warn of scam targeting UI customers
2 Hundreds march in solidarity in Red Bank
Karen Ivers took part in her last graduation 3 Bridgeport nursing director retiring after 35 years
Soto's family describes the 31-year-old as funny, helpful, 4 Family mourns death of Stamford man killed in crash
Thousands of people are rallying together in cities 5 Women march in solidarity in Stamford

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE