Job Fair Teaches Veterans How To Apply Online Like Everyone Else
HAMPTON, Va. — A former Army Green Beret is leading the way for companies looking to hire heroes by helping organize a career fair on Sunday to meet with troops and direct them to apply on the company's website just like everyone else, sources confirmed.
"The companies that come here are very serious," said Liam Brownstone, while ignoring a soldier's resume and handing back a pamphlet with the company's web address. "They've put millions into their websites and digital human resource processing software to find the best veterans available. They don't want human input.”
Brownstone, a former Green Beret and Virginia Military Institute graduate, said his Roanoke-based recruiting agency is looking to open new offices and hire academy grads online.
The job fair to target veterans on Sunday was a success, organizers said. The event attracted about 1,200 attendees and allowed more than 13 businesses to give out their recruiting portal's internet address. It's the sixth year the event has been h…
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