Hoosier Program Helping Veterans Find Employment

By Scott Sarvay

November 5, 2012 Updated Nov 5, 2012 at 6:39 PM EDT

Fort Wayne, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - The unemployment rate for veterans dropped to its lowest rate in four years in October, 6.3-percent. But local efforts by the Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association aims to drive those numbers down even further.

Each November, the organization aligns local business leaders with veterans and active members of the military looking for employment.

On Monday, several of those veterans passed out resumes at the group's monthly meeting, after going through NIHRA training programs.

Former-NIHRA President Paul Gauger| said, “We've taught anywhere from interviewing skills to resume writing skills to how you present yourself, type skills, and we've done that on a two or three times a year basis for the past three or four years."

If you're a veteran looking for work or a business owner looking to hire, check out Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association’s website.

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