Legislator Anker: Hiring our Heroes


Legislator Sarah Anker meets with veterans at Suffolk County’s Armed Forces Day.

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Farmingdale, NY, July 2013 – Legislator Sarah Anker has announced that the “Hiring our Heroes” military career fair will take place at Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center on August 14th from 10am to 1pm, with an employment workshop at 9am. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Suffolk County Veteran’s Service Agency, will assist veterans and other military job seekers in finding employment.

“Our men and women of the armed forces made great sacrifices for our country,” said Legislator Anker. “It’s vital that we support our local veterans and help them to find employment.”

The Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop will focus on resume writing, tips for successfully navigating job fairs, military skill translation, and interviewing.

Please register at hoh.greatjob.net to sign up for the upcoming Farmingdale “Hiring Our Heroes” event on August 14th.   Pre-registration online is highly recommended but walk-in military members and spouses are welcome. To register for the employment workshop, Interested candidates must complete the free electronic pre-registration in order to participate. A maximum of 50 participants will be accepted for the full workshop. To register, please go to www.hohworks.eventbrite.com/ or call 202-463-5807.