More than 30 employers to connect with SC military community through virtual career fair


A Vietnam War USA military veteran is looking down with his partially obscured face showing a serious facial expression. Though this shot is posed, this is a real life, real person Vietnam war veteran.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WBTW) — South Carolina Future Makers is hosting a virtual career fair to help employers connect with veterans, transitioning military personnel, and military spouses.

The fair will be hosted from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Wednesday and more than 30 employers are registered to attend. Employers will be hiring for several full-time positions with annual starting salaries of at least $40,000. The positions they are looking to hire for include Maintenance, IT, Production, Logistics, Administrative, Nursing, Finance, Chemists, Welding, and more.

The virtual career fair will utilize a mobile platform called Ping by Tallo, a matchmaking system for job seekers and employers.

Employers registered to participate include:

  • US Brick
  • Starbucks Roasting Plant
  • NOVA Molecular Technologies, Inc.
  • Thompson
  • Metromont Corporation
  • A.O. Smith Corporation
  • Michelin
  • Mark Anthony Brewing
  • MUSC Health
  • Nephron
  • Emerson Electric
  • TORAY Industries
  • Wabtec Corporation
  • Bridgestone
  • Shaw Industries
  • Core4ce
  • Ingevity
  • Nucor Building Systems
  • BASF
  • T-Mobile
  • Hood Construction
  • Bausch + Lomb
  • BMW Manufacturing Co.
  • Nucor Steel
  • Milliken & Company
  • ICL Group
  • Cummins Turbo Technologies
  • Continental
  • Alcami

To register, candidates should visit here to sign up and complete their profile.

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