Enable America offers Job Seeker Workshops and Career Mentoring Days during the months of October and November. These are excellent opportunities for career exploration and networking. They involve employers like Progress Energy, BCBSNC, SAS, WRAL, Carolina Hurricanes, Rex Healthcare and IBM. Individuals interested in participating should go to the website to register.
October: National Employment Awareness Month for Persons With Disabilities
November: Nat’l Employment Awareness Month for Wounded Warriors & Disabled Veterans
WakeTech Career Planning for Veterans
WakeTech Career Planning for Veterans class is starting up again next Monday,
Sept 19 – Sept 22, from 1-4pm, 3434 Kildaire Farm Rd. in Cary. This course is designed to help veterans translate their military skills and experience into civilian language, determine the best job for them by assessing their career and personality strengths, find out about “veteran-friendly” employers, and polish their resume. HRD courses are FREE to unemployed and underemployed individuals and those who have received a lay-off notice. For more information contact Rachel King at 919-866-5603 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Military Retiree Pay Dates to Change
Paydays for military retirees are changing for the months of September and December to comply with a provision in the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This year payments normally scheduled for Oct. 3, 2011 will be issued on Sept. 30, 2011, and payments normally scheduled for Jan. 3, 2012, will be issued on Dec. 30, 2011.
Military Mental Health Support Positions
Military mental health support positions open that require a Masters in Social Work.
Women Veterans Support Services, Inc.
Join the Women Veterans Support Services, Inc. on Friday November 11, 2011 immediately following the Veteran’s Day Parade & Ceremony 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the historical Haywood Hall Museum House and Gardens located at 211 New Bern Place Raleigh, NC. Veterans and their spouses, special guest and community leaders are invited, please RSVP at 919-894-1012 no later than Nov 4, 2011 by 5 p.m.