Monster and Military.com Continue Commitment to Getting Our Veterans Back to Work
Innovative Veterans Virtual Career Fairs help to connect veterans and employers in the U.S.
More than 30 companies came together giving recruiters and more than
10,000 Veteran, active duty, guard and reservists the chance to connect
in a collaborative virtual environment, featuring jobs in the
technology, retail, entertainment, finance, and sales sectors, ranging
from entry-level and middle-manager positions, to senior roles. The next
Virtual Career Fair in this free series for veterans will take place
Monster currently works with thousands of companies that recognize the
unique talents veterans bring to the workforce. Monster and Military.com
are also the official online partners in the
“One of the biggest challenges veterans face as they transition from
military to civilian life according to both vets and hiring managers, is
translating military skills into civilian-equivalent skills. That is
particularly true for those serving in traditional combat roles, where
it may not be obvious how their skill sets translate into the private
sector,” said Rear Adm. T.L.
In an effort to conquer this challenge, Monster and Military.com introduced its Military Skills Translator (developed by Military.com), to help veterans decode their military abilities into civilian equivalents and connect them to employers. Once veterans have translated their skills to civilian terms, they can then build a resume through Military.com's Resume Builder that will match the format of other civilians applying for the same job. Because military resumes are often written in a unique style, they don't always translate well to the civilian employers. The Resume Builder bridges that gap.
As part of Monster’s ongoing commitment to veteran hiring needs, in
These initiatives are all a part of Monster’s ongoing commitment to transition service members into meaningful employment opportunities, to both recognize and demonstrate the value that veterans bring to the American workforce.
To learn more about hiring veterans, including recruitment solutions for employers, visit the Veteran Employment Center of Monster and Military.com.
Military.com is the nation’s largest military and veteran online news
and membership organization serving active duty personnel, reservists,
guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and
those considering military careers. Military.com enables Americans with
military affinity to access their benefits, advance their careers, enjoy
military discounts, and stay connected for life. Military.com is a
business unit of
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