Job Services Focused on the Veteran Community

Jun 13, 2023 at 12:18 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Currently, there 351,437 job openings in Tennessee and 49 new jobs were posted within the past 24-hours, according to the Department of Labor & Workforce Development. For Veterans, re-entering the civilian world of jobs can sometimes be a rollercoaster of interviews, Zoom appointments and more, which is why organizations like the American Job Center have specialist who focus on the Veteran community.

Local Veterans who are looking for a new career are encouraged to visit the American Job Center (1313 Old Fort Parkway) in Murfreesboro on the second Thursday of each month from 12-noon to 1:30pm… That was Thomas E. Stoquert at the American Job Center that hosts the ‘Gear Up Veteran Jobs Club.’


Every Gear Up meeting gives local Veterans a chance to network with area employers and includes a complementary lunch with refreshments. Meeting topics are determined by participating Veterans and touch on a variety of issues related to transitioning while finding work and resources designed to empower all in their journey.

The mission of Gear Up Veteran Jobs Club is to facilitate a cooperative of career-related supports and resources for military Veterans and their families who are seeking connections for job opportunities, career training, peer support, life resources, advocacy and community involvement.  Click Here to learn more or to be a part of the Gear Up Veteran Jobs Club.

Mark Your Calander - A large VETERAN JOBS FAIR will take place on Thursday, July 13, 2023 between 9:00am and 1:00pm at the American Job Center (1313 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN).  Over 20 leading local employers ready to hire with over 200 job openings for Veterans & their families will be at the July 13th event.

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