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Boots2Work

Military Career Fair 2014 - August 27th


Boots2Work is a Military-only Career Fair with activities, workshops, and presentations to help former military and their spouses land the perfect job with military-friendly businesses.


A variety of industries were represented including manufacturing, trade transportation logistics, financial services, healthcare, information technology, government, and retail. 

Military Job Seekers

The August 27th event will be a FREE for active duty, retired military and their spouses looking for their next career. 

Get ready to GET HIRED! 

The Boots2Work Radio Show aired LIVE Saturday mornings from 11am - noon on KLAY 1180 AM.  Host Mic Stump discussed resumes, interview techniques, personal marketing, completing online applications, and more for military personel in support of their transition to the world of civilian employment.

Listen to previous episodes of Boots2Work Radio:

August 17th show featuring WorkForce Central Business Services Specialist Madalain Merton, and local employer Devin Craig, District Manager for Starbucks Corporation.


July 20th show featuring Freda Cogger, our youth services specialist co-located at REACH, Cathrene Nichols from the WA Dept. of Veteran's Affairs, and Andy Fann, Store Manager from Tacoma's new Walmart.

July 27th show featuring Dan Grisham, a WorkForce Central Business Services Specialist, Megan Johnston, Recruiter for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and Greg Mowat, Veteran and Business Specialist, Tacoma-Pierce Chamber of Commerce - coming soon!
August 3rd show finds Shellie Willis, WFC's Military Workforce Development Manager and U.S. Army MSG (Ret) returning, along with Andrew Hall from Tacoma Goodwill and Joe Corona, from our partner on the Boots2Work Military Career Day the Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Club - coming soon!

Business

Is your organization eager to tap into this incredible talent pool?  

If yours is a Military friendly business and you have jobs to fill - we invite you to participate in this opportunity to connect with hundreds of transitioning military and spouses.   Limited exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities are available so act now!



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