CareerSource Capital Region Hosts Hiring Event for Veterans and the Community

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In honor of Paychecks for Patriots Week and Hire a Vet Month, CareerSource Capital Region is proud to present Paychecks for Patriots – a hiring fair dedicated to Veterans, Active Military, and their spouses.

Paychecks for Patriots 
November 10, 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tallahassee Community College Center for Workforce Development

Veterans, Active Military, and their spouses will have exclusive access to local employers for the first hour of the event, then everyone is welcome starting at 10:30am. Free professional headshots will also be available.

Paychecks for Patriots is an incredible opportunity for all career seekers, but namely veterans, to meet with over 25 employers who are hiring for positions in various industries,” said Kara Palmer Smith, CareerSource Capital Region Senior Director. “During this event we will also be recognizing three local businesses for their dedication to hiring and supporting veterans.”

Career seekers who are interested in attending are encouraged to visit a CareerSource Capital Region center prior to the event for assistance with their resume. Hiring fair preparation workshops are also available leading up to the event.

Additional information about the event including a list of participating employers can be found at or by calling 844-CAREER-1.

For press inquiries regarding CareerSource Capital Region’s Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Fair or to interview key leadership, please contact Ruthann Campbell at (850) 617-4554 or [email protected].

Paychecks for Patriots in the Capital Region is one of sixteen other events being held during November across the state of Florida. State partners include the Department of Military Affairs, Florida National Guard, the Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida Department of Veteran Affairs, and the CareerSource Florida network. For additional information about other events happening across the state, visit


November 03, 2016


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Office (850) 617-4554, Cell (850) 508-1698


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.