Hiring Red, White & You! is a free statewide hiring event to connect Texas veterans, transitioning service members, and spouses with Texas employers that value the experience, discipline, and other exceptional qualities inherent in a military background.
Veterans, transitioning service members, and spouses receive priority from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The job fair opens to the public from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
More than 12,700 job seekers and more than 1,800 employers attended the statewide Hiring Red, White & You! job fairs in 2017. In the first six years, HRWY has connected more than 71,800 job seekers, including 36,200 active duty military and transitioning service members, veterans, and spouses, to 10,300 employers, with over 1,700 same-day hires.
The Texas Workforce Commission and the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimate that there are 1.7 million total veterans in Texas, of which 967,000 are working or actively seeking work. By holding Hiring Red, White & You! job fairs across the state, Texas employers can more easily connect to this highly qualified group of servicemen and servicewomen across the state.