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.
On the upside, there are organizations hiring this specific demographic with identified military-trained skill sets and they need to fill jobs now.
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.
To get transitioning military, veterans and military spouses back to work, DAV & RecruitMilitary will host the Central Region Virtual Career Fair for Veterans on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT online.
The free virtual event is open to all members of the military community, past and present, as well as military spouses and dependents. 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.
WHO: DAV and RecruitMilitary will host the Central Region Virtual Career Fair for Veterans.
WHAT: This is a free virtual hiring event for transitioning military personnel, veterans, National Guard members, Reserve members and military spouses.
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT
WHERE: For more information and to register for this virtual hiring event, visit here.