Photo Caption: (From left to right) Veterans Reuben Butler, Devon Murraine and U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Christine Cunningham take a hands-on approach to their job search at the Hero 2 Hired Mobile Job Store today at the DC Armory, part of the Department of Defense’s “Hero 2 Hired” employment program designed for members of the National Guard and Reserve.
WASHINGTON (May 17, 2012) – A one-of-a-kind vehicle brought career tools directly to National Guard and Reserve members today at the D.C. Armory. The innovative Hero 2 Hired (H2H) “Mobile Job Store” allowsGuardsmen and Reservists– who often face higher unemployment rates than civilians and unique occupational challenges– to search for available jobs through an online job portal specifically designed to connect them with military-friendly civilian employers that have made a stated commitment to hire veterans. The mobile facility also provides service members assistance with resume building and translating their military skills to civilian job qualifications. Continue reading →
Increasing your chances of finding a job may require increasing the geography of your job search. Moving for a job is no small undertaking though, and here at H2H we want to prepare you for what you can expect. This week we spoke with Aaron Kraljev, the Employment Marketing Manager at Wells Fargo. We asked him a few questions about what employers expect from out of state applicants. Continue reading →
With the Pennsylvania LIVE Job Fair coming up, we’re going to give you an idea of how to use Linkedin to get introduced to a potential military friendly employer in that area.
The first step I’m going to share is searching for the job I want. In this case I’m going to go to our job search site (www.h2h.jobs) and search for a job that I’m qualified for. In my case, I’m going to choose “Social Media” and I’m going to look in Pennsylvania. Continue reading →