CareerSource Capital Region Hosts Hiring Fair for Veterans and the Community

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – CareerSource Capital Region invites career seekers to the 6th annual Paychecks for Patriots – a hiring fair dedicated to Veterans, active military, and their families.

Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Fair
Thursday, November 15, 2018
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

FSU Turnbull Conference Center
555 W. Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Veterans, active military, and their family members will have exclusive access to local employers for the first hour of the event, then everyone is welcome starting at 10:00 am. Free professional headshots will also be available.

Paychecks for Patriots is an amazing opportunity for veterans to meet employers face-to-face who are ready to hire in a variety of industries,” said Kara Palmer Smith, Senior Director at CareerSource Capital Region. “There will be more than 40 local employers at the hiring fair, some of which will be recognized as veteran friendly employers for their commitment to hiring and supporting the veterans in the Capital Region.”

Career seekers who are interested in attending are encouraged to visit their local CareerSource Capital Region center prior to the event to attend a “You’re Hired: Learn tips to prepare for and get the most out of the upcoming hiring fair, Paychecks for Patriots” workshop. These workshops are free to attendees. Click here to view the Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla workshop calendars.

To register for the event career seekers should visit

The CareerSource Florida network is hosting multiple Paychecks for Patriots events during November across the state of Florida. State partners include the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida National Guard, the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, and the CareerSource Florida network. For information about other Paychecks for Patriots events happening across the state, visit

CareerSource Capital Region’s Paychecks for Patriots hiring fair is exclusively sponsored by St. Mark’s Powder.  Media partners include ABC 27 WTXL and 103.1 The Wolf.


November 01, 2018


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About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.