If you are a transitioning service member or a veteran, Pittsburgh is the destination for you. In fact, Pittsburgh is the #1 Best Place for Veterans in the U.S. according to the 2014 “Best Places for Veterans,” study by USAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes program, based on educational opportunities, jobs, health resources and ease of transition for returning veterans.
We have two hot opportunities right now: a job fair at Heinz Field on November 19, and a new, free career website that matches your military skills with in-demand jobs open now in the Pittsburgh region:
Hiring our Heroes Career Fair for Veterans
Veterans are invited to the free Hiring Our Heroes job fair at Heinz Field on Pittsburgh’s North Shore on Wednesday, Nov. 19. (Register in advance to upload a resume.)
ServicetoOpportunity.org and the Pittsburgh Region
Greater Pittsburgh is home to more than 1,000 energy and related manufacturing companies with more than 2,500 in-demand, open positions that are a good match for veterans and transitioning service members. And these employers are hiring.
ServiceToOpportunity.org is a free career website that translates military occupation codes and experience to civilian opportunities. It also helps veterans create a resume and profile, and provides a direct channel to these Pittsburgh region employers who are interested in hiring veterans.
For veterans and civilians alike, Pittsburgh has more than 20,000 great jobs open across all industries. ImaginePittsburgh.com’s comprehensive career search engine is updated nightly from more than 900 sources (including Monster, Career Builder and LinkedIn) with jobs of all kinds across the 10-county region. ImaginePittsburgh.com does not accept resumes, but we urge you to use the search engine to find a job that might be right for you, and to apply directly to that link.
You can also use ImaginePittsburgh.com to learn about some of the great employers in our region. If you’re new to town or considering a visit or move here, explore our safe, friendly neighborhoods, educational options for you or your kids and fun ways to spend your free time. Take our quiz to discover which of our Neighbors share your interests, and reach out to them via their LinkedIn profiles for advice on building a life in Pittsburgh.
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ImaginePittsburgh.com and ServiceToOpportunity.org are initiatives of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving the economy and quality of life across the 10-county Pittsburgh region.