Veterans Seeking Employment
More than half of veterans struggle to find work after leaving the military because it’s difficult to translate their skills to civilian employment. A recent study by the marketing firm, Edelmen, reports only 17 percent of employers say veterans are viewed as strategic assets in the workplace. In this episode, Career & Networking Center Executive Director Kim White sits down with United States Army Colonel Don Potoczny to discuss the assets veterans bring to the workforce.
About the Career & Networking Center
The Career & Networking Center provides a supportive and professional setting where job seekers can conduct an effective and successful job search. In addition, a professional staff of trained volunteers is available for individual consultation to assist job seekers in setting reasonable goals and implementing strategies that meet their specific needs. Perhaps the most unique feature about the Center is the one-on-one appointments. Which include: resume writing, networking, interviewing skills, job search strategy, career counseling, and basic computer skills. This provides the ability to customize the Center’s resources to the individual job seeker’s needs.
For more information, visit the Career & Networking Center’s website.
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