VetXL: Hire a Vet- Are you looking for your next job or to start a new business? Ask questions to Veteran hiring and entrepreneurship experts

The Department of Veterans Affairs and our hiring partners at Amazon, Chamber of Commerce, National Veteran Small Business Coalition, and The Manufacturing Institute will be here on July 28th at 3PM EST.

You may ask questions to the following people;
Timothy Johnston, Veterans Benefits Administration, Veteran Readiness and Employment Program
PO1 Nathan Williamson, Veterans Benefits Administration, Office of Transition and Economic Development
CPT Chanel Bankston-Carter, VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), Director Strategic Outreach and Communications
Mona Dexter, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hiring Our Heroes, Chief of Staff, Senior Director Operations and Communications
SP5 Scott Denniston, National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), Executive Director
CPO (Join to see), Amazon Global Military Affairs, Sr. Program Manager
Babs Chase, The Manufacturing Institute, Vice President, Military and Veterans Programs

Veteran Readiness and Employment-
Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) (Formerly known as Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment) services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist Veterans and Servicemembers in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment.

VA’s Education and Career Counseling program is a great opportunity for Veterans and Servicemembers to get personalized counseling and support to help guide their career paths, ensure the most effective use of their VA benefits, and achieve their goals.

OSDBU advocates for Veterans to gain access to economic opportunities by developing policies and programs, improve market research, increase direct access and maximize the participation of procurement ready SDVOSBs and VOSBs in federal contracting.

The Global Military Affairs team is focused on hiring, developing, and retaining the best and the brightest military talent available for positions within Amazon through various programs and initiatives. We seek to be the earth’s most military friendly company by also improving the lives of veterans, their families, and our communities through innovative solutions.

DOL VETS: http://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets and http://www.veterans.gov
DOL resources to help workers and employers: http://www.dol.gov/coronavirus
Unemployment Compensation FAQs: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/VETS/files/unemployment-benefits-for-student-veterans-fact-sheet.pdf
HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program: http://www.HIREVets.gov

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