Training Opportunity for Veterans

Get classroom and hands on training while YOU GET PAID in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist 

8 weeks, 4 days a week Classes at Glendale Community College ; 9 transferable College Units ; Job Search Assistance and more! 

If interested in this program please contact the Veteran Representative Thomas Flynn ; Phone: 818-937-8039 Verdugo Jobs Center(VJC)—1255 S. Central Ave. Glendale.

Deadline to apply 8-15-19

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is an Equal Opportunity Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY (818) 548-3857. Requests must be made within 3 business days of the event. 

Training Opportunity for Veterans – Get Paid While You Learn!

Get classroom and hands on training while YOU GET PAID in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist 

Deadline to apply is May 15, 2019

Contact Thomas Flynn at the Verdugo Jobs Center for information: TFlynnATglendaleca.gov 

8 weeks, 4 days a week 

Classes at Glendale Community College 

9 transferable College Units 

Job Search Assistance and more! 

The American Legion Career Fair – April 23, 2019

When: Tuesday, April 23, 9:00am to 2:00pm

Where: 2035 North Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA (Free parking with validation)

Registration required! Register here: http://events.hiringourheroes.org/events/washington-military-hiring-fair/event-summary-f22b2dc8dcdd4cf0adbb52c2681ce176.aspx. 

Questions? Contact: Ariel A De Jesus at (202) 861-2700 or emailadejesusATlegion.org

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Firefighter Career Expo March 23, 2019: South El Monte


Firefighter Career Expo 2019

Sat, March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

FCTC South El Monte
10316 East Rush Street, South El Monte, CA 91733

by The California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (Cal-JAC):

“Firefighter Career Expos are FREE for attendees, families and friends. When reserving tickets, please choose the appropriate option whether you are an expo participant or a guest during the registration process.

“Expo participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet with fire department recruiters
  • Try out the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) *Must be 18 years or older to practice the CPA
  • Learn what to expect on the entry-level firefighter Written Test
  • Find out about the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List and how to get on it
  • Take an up-close look at Fire Apparatus
  • Learn more about a typical “Day in the Life of a Firefighter”
  • Enjoy refreshments and a free barbeque

“For more information, visit www.cffjac.org or www.fctconline.org.

Google Has Tools To Help U.S. Veterans Find Jobs And Promote Businesses

Google Data Scientist and former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Sean O’Keefe pointed out that there are more than 2.5 million businesses in the U.S. that are majority-owned by veterans. This amounts to 9% of all businesses in the U.S. To help veterans find jobs and promote their businesses, Google has launched some useful new tools.

Google has enabled new “Veteran-Led” attribute for businesses that are owned, led or founded by a veteran. This attribute can be added through the Google My Business profiles. And it will appear along with others such as “Outdoor Seating” and “Has Wifi.” . . . . more

5 Reasons Veterans Leave Civilian Jobs

As companies recognize the benefits of hiring military veterans, the question often arises: Will they stay? Replacing an employee who is also a veteran is costly (as with any employee) and often emotional (I feel bad for not retaining someone who served our country).

When it comes to military veteran employees, employers can do more to increase the support network, open communications channels, and demonstrate leadership aligned with values to positively impact retention.

Read full article here