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America's Job Exchange Joins Forces with VetSuccess.gov to Expand Job Opportunities for U.S. Veterans

Pioneer in Diversity Hiring Continues its Commitment to Getting Veterans Back to Work.

ANDOVER, MA, July 28, 2011 - America's Job Exchange (AJE), the leading employment website for diversity candidates, including veterans, announced today a joint partnership with the United States Department of Veteran Affairs, to provide comprehensive resources and job listings on VetSuccess.gov, a preeminent site for veterans. The joint venture creates one of the most comprehensive resources for veterans looking to transition from military service to the civilian workforce.

"Veterans face higher unemployment rates than their civilian counterparts, upwards of 13 percent nationwide currently. Coupled with this they have unique challenges when it comes to their job search, such as lacking a degree due to forgoing education in lieu of military service," said Rathin Sinha, president, America's Job Exchange. "We're pleased to partner with VetSuccess.gov who share our commitment to putting veterans back to work. This partnership brings together two venerable portals focused on one goal - the job needs of our Nation's veterans. "

America's Job Exchange's robust, specialized Veterans Career Exchange will now be featured on VetSuccess.gov and provide a diverse network of job sites, articles and tools to help veteran job seekers match military skills to civilian occupations. Veterans can access a wide-range of resources, including:

  • Search thousands of jobs across the U.S. in every state from top employers looking for talent and leadership
  • Set up and quickly distribute their resume to a network of specialized career sites
  • Create Job Scouts that deliver jobs matching their skills and experience
  • Get helpful tips on resume writing, interviewing skills and career search tactics
  • Access other up-to-date articles, educational information, and more

Long Standing Commitment to Getting Veterans Back to Work

For most of its fifteen year history, America's Job Exchange has run various programs and hosted countless events centered on veteran hiring. Most recently the leading job site hosted joint Veteran Hiring Event in Boston with Industry Liaison Group (ILD), the premier employer association focused on Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action matters. AJE has also long-standing partnerships with various non-profits, including Hire A Hero (HAH), where they have co-hosted several online hiring programs for veterans.

About America's Job Exchange

America's Job Exchange (AJE) is a pioneering job search and on-line recruitment website specializing in diversity-focused, mid level jobs. Thousands of employers, large and small, use AJE for recruitment sourcing solutions, diversity branding, and an industry leading OFCCP compliance solution that includes services for VEVRAA/JVA job listing requirements. For more information, visit us at www.americasjobexchange.com.

About the Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was established as a Cabinet-level position on March 15, 1989. President Bush hailed the creation of the new Department saying, "There is only one place for the veterans of America, in the Cabinet Room, at the table with the President of the United States of America." For more information, visit www.vetsuccess.gov.

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