SC Military Community Hiring Fair
Virtual and In-Person May 10-11
SC Future Makers, SC Department of Veterans Affairs, SC Department of Commerce, and other statewide partners will host a SC Military Community Hiring Fair May 10-11, 2022. This hiring fair is virtual and in-person event and will feature South Carolina employers who are looking to hire veterans, transitioning military personnel, military spouses, and their family members.
Employers will be hiring for several full-time positions with annual starting salaries of at least $36,000. The positions available includes Maintenance, IT, Law Enforcement, Financial, Logistics, Administrative, Management, Nursing, Lab Technicians, Healthcare, and more.
The virtual hiring fair will utilize a mobile platform, Ping by Tallo, a matchmaking system for job seekers and employers. This platform will allow those who are transitioning out of the military, veterans, military spouses, and military family members looking for employment opportunities to connect with employers currently hiring. To register, individuals from the military community should go to: https://www.mypingapp.com/sc-military then sign up and complete their profile. There is no cost for job seekers and all individuals across South Carolina who are a part of the military community are invited to participate.
What: SC Military Community Hiring Fair
When: May 10th (Virtual) and May 11th (In-Person)
Where: USC Upstate, University Readiness Center, 301 North Campus Blvd., Spartanburg, SC 29303
Who Can Participate: Enlisted Service Members who will transition out of service in the near future, veterans, military spouses, and military family members.
South Carolina Secretary of Veterans Affairs, William F. Grimsley, praised the mission of the event.
“South Carolina has a rich history of being a military-friendly state, and there are tremendous career opportunities throughout our state for individuals who are veterans or are a part of the military community. Our Veteran, military member and family population provide a ready resource of highly trained, skilled, educated, motivated and dedicated people to stay in South Carolina as valued and contributing employees. This event is a wonderful chance to show off our State, its people, and our strong business community.”
SC Future Makers
SC Future Makers is a nonprofit education and workforce organization affiliated with the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance. In partnership with various state agencies, its mission is to connect the next generation in the state of South Carolina with opportunities in advanced manufacturing and other industries throughout our state.