The bad news: Unemployment continues to hold steady at record highs and veteran unemployment stays in step with this trend surging to 9% from just 3% at this time last year.
The good news: There are organizations hiring veterans “with identified military-trained skill sets.” Industries such as distribution, supply chain, logistics, e-commerce, data storage/broadband, pharmaceuticals, select retail are just a few of the areas of business that are rapidly hiring and in large volume.
That’s according to DAV & RecruitMilitary, who will host the Norfolk Virtual Career Fair for Veterans on Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Organizers said the event is “to get transitions military, veterans and military spouses back to work.
The free virtual event is open to all members of the military community, past and present, as well as military spouses and dependents, according to a news release.
RecruitMilitary’s virtual events are technologically enhanced to provide personal interaction among job candidates and employers in large group, small group and one-one-one formats.
To view a tour of the virtual event format, visit here.
Bradley-Morris/RecruitMilitary, a company built on a storied history of military trained talent and leadership, has been employing and recruiting veterans for nearly three decades, according to a news release from the company.
In response to the coronavirus, the organization implemented virtual hiring events nationwide in just a matter of days.
In April, Bradley-Morris/RecruitMilitary was appointed by the U.S. Army to provide all transition services to veterans and their families, according to the news release.
Bradley-Morris/RecruitMilitary also serves veterans and transitioning service members of all branches.
For more information and to register for this virtual hiring event, visit here.
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