Washington D.C. – November 7, 2011 – In an announcement made in the Rose Garden at the White House, President Obama outlined a series of initiatives to help veterans find jobs. TweetMyJobs is honored and proud, through the launch of "TweetMyJobs for Veterans," to support our veterans and our country.
A press release issued by the White House stated that the President "announced a series of executive actions that will provide new resources for veterans to translate military experience to the private job market, give veterans additional career development support and better identify firms looking to hire veterans." It continued that the Administration has "engaged a number of public and private sector resources to train employers on how to "tag" job listings to help ensure veterans will be able to identify these "veteran committed" jobs as they look for employment." As part of this engagement TweetMyJobs "is developing a check box that allows employers posting jobs to indicate if the job is specifically targeted to veterans. TweetMyJobs is also launching a suite of tools for veterans to find jobs on Twitter, including establishing veteran-specific job channels on Twitter for every state and major metropolitan area, a special landing page (veterans.tweetmyjobs.com) for veterans to find and follow these job channels, custom notification alerts for veteran committed jobs and a channel for veterans to distribute their resume on Twitter."
The press release was followed by a blog post written by Aneesh Chopra, the CTO of the United States, who said "leaders in social media have joined the movement... Twitter, through TweetMyJobs, will reach millions of veterans through their networks."
Please visit veterans.tweetmyjobs.com for more information on TweetMyJobs for Veterans.