Helping Veterans Connect to Companies

Jul 27, 2014 | Boston Herald, Council in the News

Coalition works to translate military skills to civilian jobs

By Jordan Graham
Boston Herald

It took 20-year Army veteran Major Bob Kinder nine months to find his job as managing director of G2 Capital Advisors in Boston. Photo credit: Jim Michaud

It took 20-year Army veteran Major Bob Kinder nine months to find his job as managing director of G2 Capital Advisors in Boston. Photo credit: Jim Michaud

A coalition of Bay State companies, advocates and veterans is aiming to help vets translate skills they already have to the offices of tech companies.

“The goal is to help employers connect more effectively with a growing number of veterans who are reentering the workforce,” said Chris Anderson, president of the Massachusetts High Technology Council and one of the leaders of New England Tech Vets. “No matter what a veteran did in the military, there is an equitable civilian skill.”

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