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    Jobs for Veterans: Project Transition USA is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization dedicated to helping transitioning military veterans and their dependents find meaningful new careers in the civilian world.

     

    Our Mission at Project Transition USA:

    We are a Tampa Florida 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization dedicated to helping transitioning military veterans and their dependents find meaningful new careers in the civilian world. To learn more, visit our website http://www.ProjectTransitionUSA.com

    Be sure to join our Project Transition USA group on LinkedIN at http://www.lnkd.in/vcytEe

    And thank you for ‘Following’ our Company Profile at http://www.linkd.in/18HGagz

    The Challenge For Returning US Military Troops:

    Thousands of American troops are expected to return home to the U.S. from overseas THIS YEAR!

    And due to defense cutbacks, most will be looking for new careers in the midst of a struggling economy — with countless more troops following next year and the year after that!

    Here are some startling statistics. Did you know:

    * Two-thirds of veterans experienced a difficult transition from military to civilian life?

    * 69% of veterans report finding a job as the greatest hurdle in their transition?

    * When asked about the greatest challenges with finding a job, 62% cite the current economic situation, followed by explaining how military skills translate (60%) and competing with candidates who have been in the workforce longer (46%)?

    * Amongst veterans who reported they were not ready to transition to civilian life, 67% said they needed time off – to ‘figure out what to do next’ and decompress?”

    How We Are Different:

    Project Transition USA is the ONLY nonprofit that specializes in helping transitioning military veterans & their families find meaningful & rewarding civilian careers by learning to fully utilize the powerful networking & job search technology of LinkedIN!

    LinkedIN.com is the #1 employment and professional networking tool in the civilian world — and it is virtually unknown to the military!

    We also provide personal introductions because it’s often WHO you know that counts.

    We are making HISTORY!

    We were the first to conduct a LinkedIN Job Search Workshop on any military base in the world!

    MacDill Air Force Base (Home of U.S. Central Command), Nov. 16, 2012

    We are proud that our workshop is now a part of MacDill’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP), and our mission is to expand this training to every military base in the U.S.!

    We invite you to show your support by participating in our Project Transition USA group on LinkedIN, attending our workshops, donating to our organization, and hiring U.S. veterans at every opportunity!

    Donate Now

    Private and corporate donations account for 100% of our revenue.

    Your donation will help transitioning American troops and their families find great new careers in the civilian world - and they urgently need your support!

     

    Please donate NOW by visiting our website at http://www.ProjectTransitionUSA.com/donate-now/

     

    Project Transition USA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, so your donation will be 100% tax deductible.

    All levels of support are welcome! Whether it’s $25, $100, or $2500, you will become a member of our family the moment you help us support our troops!

    We promise to share our success stories so YOU can celebrate with us as the lives of our troops and their families change for the better!

     

    Thank you for joining our family of supporters TODAY!

    Contact Project Transition USA


    Visit our website at http://www.ProjectTransitionUSA.com

    Be sure to join our Project Transition USA group on LinkedIN at http://www.lnkd.in/vcytEe

    And thank you for ‘Following’ our Company Profile at http://www.wlinkd.in/18HGagz

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