Hiring Our Heroes

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According to Hiring Our Heroes, “Since our launch in March 2011, HOH has worked to connect the military community with meaningful employment opportunities. We connect the military community with civilian companies to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce. Hiring Our Heroes works with the U.S. Chamber’s vast network of state and local chambers and strategic partners from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to bridge the civilian-military divide within the business community. Our goal is to ensure veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses are able to utilize our resources to connect with employers no matter where they are in the world.”

Quick Facts

Best ForActive Military, Military Spouses, Veterans
IndustryAdministration, Communications and Public Relations, Customer Service, Design, Engineering and Construction, Finance, Health Care, Human Resources, Industrial and Manufacturing, Legal, Marketing, Operations, Sales, Technology
EmploymentFull-Time, Part-Time, Remote, Combination Remote and Office, Contract, Permanent, Temporary to Permanent
Job LevelEntry-Level
Military or Veteran Focus?Yes
Veteran or Spouse-Owned?Yes
Where do they place people?Nationwide
ServicesHiring events, webinars, resume assistance, fellowship programs, job board, military spouse resources

Military & Veteran Focus

Who would Hiring Our Heroes be best for?

Hiring Our Heroes would be best for service members, veterans, and military spouses looking for a job.

Does Hiring Our Heroes offer specialized service(s) to the military community?

Yes, they are all about the military community and offer many programs to help them find jobs.

Does Hiring Our Heroes offer specialized service(s) to veterans?

Yes, they are focused on the military community, including veterans.

Does Hiring Our Heroes offer discounts to military or veterans?

Their services are free of charge.

Is Hiring Our Heroes veteran-owned?

Yes, Hiring Our Heroes is veteran-owned.

Job Types & Locations

What areas of the country do they place people?

They place people throughout the US.

What kinds of jobs does Hiring Our Heroes place people in?

They help you find jobs in many different types of industries.

What types of jobs do they recruit for?

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Contract
  • Internship
  • Temporary

Job Levels

  • Entry Level
  • Mid Level
  • Executive

What companies does Hiring Our Heroes work with?

Hiring Our Heroes is partnered with companies such as Amazon, Brazen, BP, and Comcast NBC Universal.

Unique Services & Programs

Hiring Our Heroes connects the military community with American businesses to create economic opportunities and a strong and diversified workforce. They have hosted more than 1,400 interactive hiring events around the globe. You can find them in all 50 states and on military installations in Germany, Italy, Japan, and Puerto Rico. They have a 43% offer rate from in-person events, as of 2019.

They have different types of events:

  • Career Summits, where they connect transitioning service members, veterans, military spouses, and military caregivers with military-ready local, regional, and national employers. The summits include industry-focused workshops, interactive panel discussions, and a career fair.
  • Hiring Fairs, where they bring employees and military community job seekers together for geographically or industry-focused events, both in-person and virtually.
  • Hiring Expos, where they host in collaboration with professional sports organizations and venues across the country. Hiring Expos connect military job seekers with recruiters and hiring managers from local and national businesses of all sizes.

In addition to these events, they also offer Fellowship Programs, where you can gain hands-on experience in the civilian workforce. They also offer workshops with career development intensives, spouse programs, and professional networking groups that will connect you with opportunities to learn and grow professionally.

Hiring Our Heroes has the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Advisory Council (MSEAC). MSEAC was formed specifically to address military spouse unemployment. It connects spouses to national and local employers of every size and industry.

You can also find a job board and other digital resources to help you on your job search.


Where is Hiring Our Heroes located?

Their headquarters are in Washington D.C.

Do they have offices around the country?

They have offices in 15 states around the country.

Hiring Our Heroes Review

Hiring Our Heroes has a great website. They offer a lot of information and the website is easy to navigate. You can find out the information you need. Their job board seems helpful and you can search by location, subject, or even those hiring veterans.

Hiring Our Heroes Testimonials

“Hire Our Heroes assisted me to get into a program which allowed me to find a meaningful career. This gave me a way to take care of my family which I was struggling to do after leaving the military.” – Great Non Profits

“Hire Our Heroes is a great non-profit who is genuinely interested in assisting veterans find meaningful careers. I would recommend them to anyone who is either looking for assistance or looking for a great cause to support.” – Great Non Profits