Veteran unemployment is gradually sliding down the Covid curve with the most recent DOL report stating the rate locked in at 5.3% for December 2020. This figure is lower than previous months during the pandemic, but still, more than double the unemployment rate of veterans at this time last year. The good news, we’re actively getting veterans back to work and 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.
Next week, DAV & RecruitMilitary will host the Phoenix Virtual Career Fair for Veterans on Thursday, January 28th from 11 am to 3 pm Mountain Time online. This 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 a large group, small group, and one-on-one formats. To view a tour of the virtual event format, visit here.
In response to COVID-19, RecruitMilitary swiftly implemented virtual hiring events nationwide in just a matter of days. And today, the company is positioned to bring thousands of service members, veterans, and military spouses into the civilian workforce more than ever before. In April, Bradley-Morris/RecruitMilitary was appointed by the U.S. Army to provide all transition services to soldiers, veterans, and their families. The timing of this appointment is critical to serving the needs of transitioning soldiers and their families who are leaving the military and joining the civilian world amidst a global crisis. Bradley-Morris/RecruitMilitary also serves veterans and transitioning service members of ALL branches.
I’d love to connect you with our Event Director Rob Reckner, who is also a U.S. Army veteran, to discuss the ways we’re virtually empowering veterans who are seeking career-building opportunities with thousands of organizations across the country. Here are the details for next week’s event:
DAV RecruitMilitary Phoenix Virtual Career Fair for Veterans
WHO: DAV and RecruitMilitary will host the Phoenix 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: Thursday, January 28th from 11 am to 3 pm Mountain Time.
WHERE: For more information and to register for this virtual hiring event, visit here.