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Connecticut to Debut Veterans and Diversity Hiring Expo on Sept. 7

  • Hartford-based soccer team and Connecticut Department of Labor team up to host hiring expo next month
  • Event gives special focus to certain job seekers, including underserved populations and those whose careers were impacted by COVID-19
  • 40 organizations are currently taking part in the expo

Summary by Dirk Langeveld

Connecticut’s Department of Labor and Hartford Athletic, a professional soccer team based in Connecticut, are teaming up to introduce the first annual Veterans and Diversity Hiring Expo.

The event will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Dillon Stadium in Hartford. The expo is free and open to any job applicants, with a special focus on the underemployed, those seeking new career opportunities, those whose careers were impacted by COVID-19, veterans, people of color, women, and disabled workers.

  • The expo currently includes 40 organizations with diverse hiring opportunities
  • Registrants will receive educational opportunities such as assistance with their resumes and interview strategies
  • All attendees also get a free ticket to the Hartford Athletic Veterans and Military Appreciation Night match against Louisville City FC, which will follow the expo at 7 p.m.
  • Any companies interested in joining the expo can contact Eric Horn at
  • Job applicants can register at

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