CareerBuilder, Fifth Third Bank, Illinois Patriot Education Fund and Navy Pier have come together in a joint effort to host a hiring fair for veterans, active duty and their families on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier. The event is free and open to the public.
Among the employers who will be at the Hiring Fair seeking to fill open positions include Grossinger Auto Group, Fifth Third Bank, Foley, Dunbar Armored, Navy Pier, Bob’s Discount Furniture, and others. The positions employers seek to fill include engineers, sales, banking, events, medical, insurance brokers, warehouse and the like.
Other activities and offerings at the event include financial related workshops, fundraising for the Illinois Patriot Education Fund, complimentary rides on Navy Pier’s Centennial Wheel for veterans, active duty and their families, and holiday-themed care packages for troops from the area who are now serving overseas.