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Online Tool for Active Duty And Vets Available Ahead Of Thursday Jobs Fair

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Active duty and retired military looking for work in the civilian sector can now use an online tool designed to help make the transition easier.

Recruit-Military has partnered with Google to offer a search process on its jobs board that basically matches military occupations – known as MOS codes - with civilian job titles.

Recruit-Military’s Heidi Miller explained how it works:

“Say you’re an aircraft technician and you want to stay in the technical field. So you type your specialty in and it will pull up quite a few technical jobs — maybe with Lockheed Martin, with Raytheon, with a few of the other key players.”

Miller said job seekers can also specify the area of the country where they’re planning to live.

 The Google search tool is available on the Recruit-Military website.

She suggests that current and past military personnel who are planning to attend Thursday’s veterans job fair in Jacksonville take advantage of the search tool before they go.  The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TIAA Bank Field downtown. 

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at choskinson@wjct.org, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter @cydwjctnews.

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