December 12, 2012 - Joining Forces seeks to connect America’s veterans and military spouses with careers that match their skills and experience
Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank and Capt. Todd Veazie, Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’s Joining Forces initiative, participated today in the National Veteran Employment Summit hosted by Monster and Military.com. At the event, Acting Secretary Blank announced that Monster.com is collaborating with Joining Forces, which means the company will contribute to the initiative’s goal of hiring or training an additional 250,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014.
During the summit, human resource leaders from the public and private sector engaged with veterans, senior military and government officials, and respected non-profit leaders about the most effective ways to prepare, support, and connect veterans with employers. The event also included networking opportunities.