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November Hire-a-Veteran Month Events

We’re proud of Ohio’s veterans, and we’re here to help veterans and their families. Below is a list of free employment events happening virtually and across the state during #HireAVeteranMonth in November. All are open to transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses.

For up-to-date information about future events, benefits, and career-related information for veterans and their families, be sure to follow OhioMeansVeteranJobs on Facebook and Twitter (@OMVetJobs).

Veterans and military spouses: If you’d like one-on-one assistance with your job search, complete the veteran questionnaire in your OhioMeansJobs profile,  fill out this questionnaire or visit your local OhioMeansJobs Center.

We’re grateful for your service and are here to help with your job search!

OhioMeansVeteranJobs.com Team

November Events and Workshops


On-Demand Transition Assistance Program Workshops

Transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses can access virtual workshops anytime through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Off-Base Transition Training Program and Transition Employment Assistance for Military Spouses and Caregivers Program. Learn how to market yourself, negotiate salary, navigate LinkedIn, apply for federal opportunities, and much more. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets/programs/tap


Nov. 1 – Virtual Cleveland Small Business Webinar

The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a virtual information session for Cleveland-area veterans and business owners from 10 a.m. to noon. https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3316513424481326092


Nov. 2 – OhioMeansJobs.com Regional Virtual Job Fairs

Connect with employers virtually at the OhioMeansJobs.com Regional Virtual Job Fairs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register in advance at https://jfs.ohio.gov/owd/JobSeekers/Virtualjobfairs.stm


Nov. 2 – Leveling Up! Virtual Career and Resources Fair

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs invites all veterans, service members, and spouses to attend this fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 45+ federal and private business partners will be there recruiting veterans, and many community resources will be available, as well. Register at https://registration.socio.events/e/nationalvre


Nov. 2 – Columbus Job and Resource Fair

The Ohio Department of Transportation and the U.S. Small Business Administration are hosting a Veteran Job & Resource Fair: Hire an Ohio Hero! event from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will be at the Beightler Armory, 2825 W. Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43235. https://www.transportation.ohio.gov/programs/outreach/all-events/ODOT-SBA-Veteran-Job-Resource-Fair-Hire-an-Ohio-Hero-2022


Nov. 2 – Columbus Amazon Networking Event

Veterans and military spouses are invited to attend the Amazon Military Affairs Networking Event at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, 300 W. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215. https://nationalvmm.org/events/amazon-networking/


Nov. 3 – Virtual Federal Hiring Fair

Join Hiring Our Heroes for their Virtual Hiring Fair: Federal Jobs session from 1 to 3 p.m. Explore opportunities in more than 13 federal government agencies with more than 4,000 open positions. Learn about opportunities in IT, project and program management, data analytics, law enforcement, communications, logistics, defense systems and mission support, intelligence, operations, logistics, analysts, health care, system engineering, and more. https://events.hiringourheroes.org/c/calendar/a7a5b351-8807-4343-8561-c757c022600f


Nov. 4 – Veteran Hiring Overview for Employers

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is offering virtual SHRM-accredited training for employers from 10 to 11 a.m. Register at https://dvs.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/dvs/jobs-and-education/veterans-workforce-team/events/


Nov. 5 – Military Spouse Virtual Networking Event

Military spouses are invited to attend this Vets2Industry virtual networking event. https://vets2industry.org/events-page/


Nov. 9 – Columbus Veterans Job Fair

RecruitMilitary is hosting a Columbus Veterans Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210. Learn more and register at https://success.recruitmilitary.com/events/schedule


Nov. 9 – Virtual Career Forward Info Session

Learn about the Hiring Our Heroes Career Forward program from 2 to 3 p.m. Career Forward is a new learner-to-earner program that can help you gain industry-recognized skills through a Google Career Certificate in data analytics, IT support, project management, or user experience design. https://events.hiringourheroes.org/c/calendar/a7a5b351-8807-4343-8561-c757c022600f


Nov. 7-11 – Virtual City-Specific Career Fairs

MilitaryX is hosting a series of Virtual Military Veteran Career Fairs in the following cities in November:

Nov. 7 – Akron

Nov. 7 – Toledo

Nov. 8 – Columbus

Nov. 9 – Dayton

Nov. 10 – Cincinnati

Nov. 11 – Cleveland

For more information, visit https://militaryx.com/job-fair-calendar


Nov. 10 – Virtual SkillBridge Webinar

The Military Officers Association of America is hosting a webinar from 2 to 3 p.m. to share information about the U.S. Department of Defense SkillBridge program. SkillBridge helps transitioning service members bridge the gap between the end of their military service and the beginning of their civilian careers. https://www.moaa.org/content/events/transition-and-career/what-you-should-know-about-the-dod-skillbridge-program/


Nov. 10 – Virtual Nationwide Career Fair

Meet with veteran-friendly employers at the Veteran Recruiting Nationwide Virtual Career Fair for Veterans & Military Spouses. https://veteranrecruiting.com/events/


Nov. 11 – Cleveland Resource Fair

A Veterans Day Resource Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cleveland Public Auditorium, 500 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114. Register at https://jobseeker.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/ExploreIt/EventDetails.aspx?id=103783#!#jfpredicate=StartDate&jfreverse=true&jfpredicate=StartDate&JobFairPage=2&


Nov. 15 – Mentor Hiring Event

OhioMeansJobs Lake County is hosting a Veterans Hiring Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. Register at https://jobseeker.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/ExploreIt/EventDetails.aspx?id=104007#!#jfpredicate=StartDate&jfreverse=true&. For more information, call 1-440-350-4000 (option 3) or email lake_omj_inquiry@jfs.ohio.gov.


Nov. 16 – Work-from-Home Virtual Career Fair

Learn about remote-work opportunities with military-friendly employers from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Veteran Recruiting Work-from-Home Veterans Virtual Career Fair. https://veteranrecruiting.com/careerfairs/wfhnov16/


Nov. 16 – Virtual Security Clearance Career Fair

Clearance Jobs is hosting a Veterans & Military Spouses Event from noon to 3 p.m. Meet with military-friendly employers, including federal contractors, looking for security clearance professionals. https://about.clearancejobs.com/candidates/career-events#fairs


Nov. 17 – Virtual Corporate Gray Career Fair

Meet with military-friendly employers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Corporate Gray Veteran Virtual Career Fair. https://www.corporategray.com/jobfairs/455


Nov. 17 – Virtual Apprenticeship Webinar

The Military Officers Association of America is hosting a webinar to share information about the benefits of Registered Apprenticeship programs for veterans. https://www.moaa.org/content/events/transition-and-career/exploring-registered-apprenticeship-programs-with-fastport/ 


Nov. 17 – Virtual Job-Search Masterclass

Join Military.com for their hour-long Masterclass to learn how to create a great civilian resume, finesse an interview, and land a job offer. https://www.military.com/veteran-employment-project/master-class-secrets-of-recruiters


Nov. 19 – Virtual Networking Event

Active-duty members of the military, veterans, and their families are invited to attend this Vets2Industry virtual networking event. https://vets2industry.org/events-page/


Nov. 22 – Virtual National Career Fair

Connect with military-friendly employers from across the U.S. at the DAV & Recruit Military National Virtual Career Fair from 11 to 3 p.m. Learn more and register at https://success.recruitmilitary.com/events/schedule