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Art in accordance magazine Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate for vets active since 2001.
Was twelve point 1%.
-- -- -- eleven.
And -- memorial Memorial Day less than a week -- FOX & Friends wants to help some of those brave men and women land a job.
-- Casone from the Fox Business Network he's joined today by the founder of -- current Kevin O'Brien no -- is hosting a virtual career fair tomorrow for.
Veterans just for veterans and we have five of the companies that will be there this is a real I wanna break -- entered as a because he's doing something and I think it's great it -- small world at this weekend they're gonna in the virtual job -- Haven't -- a virtual job fair Weis is so important thank.
-- -- allows employers to recruit all across the country in one day and for the soldiers that may not be able to get to a physical job fair.
Or maybe -- not in their local market and allow them to still explore opportunities all across the country with the industry leading employers from home.
And you partnered with NBA with the Department of Defense lot of this companies are working with the White House to get these jobs out about -- correct.
Yes -- work with a lot of public and private sector organizations and feature few here today but -- got a little deal all the DOD the White House.
In getting the -- put together.
He's Eric I've got my five companies and it but he knows them very well and he's gonna be working with each company tomorrow obviously to get -- that shoppers -- before the first one is said he and they've got to veterans initiative because they've got a thousand jobs available -- city.
-- sitting let me think a city I think it's just -- -- it's really not their hiring across every vertically can possibly imagine.
We've got a huge geographical reach so they need to have openings all over the country.
So -- -- you've got that there's 3454.
Jobs available at city.
Again this in virtual interviews that are going to be done via Skype tomorrow between 114 and you wanna say they also part of what the White House and they value maturity with the veterans and I also Level 3 Communications another company that's hiring white level for.
Same thing telecommunications firm but partly due a lot of working the government to allow -- in the private sector and they've got need to cross marketing sales.
All across country as well.
Okay and then Penske truck is that we have to say really quick Penske truck leasing it to separate the great thing didn't -- on a song about it in a commercial break and they've got 622.
Jobs available and that's the transportation angle right there looking for those veterans -- actually have those great trucking skills driving large equipment cracked.
Yes there's a lot of states now there -- letting you use your military skills or your certifications.
At state level so you don't have to become recertified and Penske has allowed truck drivers and opera a machine operators in the military that are natural fit.
And then Phillips we know -- they make televisions they make they make Smart clothes and get their -- what are they are looking for bombs.
Lot of engineers lot of sales customer service support.
Really across all of these companies are hiring almost in every bit -- can think governor and every -- -- can -- it and really quick and have good.
Good Red Cross we gotta get to the American Red Cross I like this one because they say that.
Veterans have a commitment to service an American Red Cross values that they got 14100 opening I don't nurses like tila just -- in sales.
They're gonna be part of the fair tomorrow -- have -- rapid that I can't be doing a great job thank you for everything you guys are doing and everything will be on the FOX & Friends website more information leniency.
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