Area veterans seeking practice in and around a Culpeper area have a new deputy during a Culpeper Career Resources Center they can hit to support their efforts.
Veterans Employment Representative Michael Barnes, of a Virginia Employment Commission’s Charlottesville region, is accessible to work with veterans during a career core during 210 East Stevens Street on a third Thursday of any month between a hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
Barnes pronounced he can assistance internal veterans get purebred with a Virginia Workforce Connection, a state’s on-line database for practice and labor marketplace information in Virginia.
Barnes pronounced he can also support vets with many aspects of their practice searches, including building their resumes and on-line profiles, defining their maestro interests, seeking training workshops and seminars and accessing other veterans’ advantage services.
Barnes, himself a infirm maestro who is late from a United States Air Force, is a Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist for VEC, whose categorical concentration is providing box government for particular veterans and assisting them accommodate their specific practice needs.
Barnes pronounced a Charlottesville bureau skeleton to supplement a Local Veterans Employment Representative who also will revisit a Culpeper Career Center and other informal offices regularly.
LVERS tend to work some-more directly with employers to compare pursuit opportunities with internal vets, Barnes said.
“I’m here to assistance veterans who have poignant barriers to employment,” Barnes said. “If a maestro isn’t carrying any problems, they don’t unequivocally need to come and see me. They are customarily doing excellent on their own.”
Barnes pronounced comparison vets, such as those from a Vietnam era, mostly need assistance traffic with today’s mechanism technology, while younger vets are mostly traffic with some turn of post dire highlight syndrome.
“Vets in a 18 to 24-year-old age organisation have a really high rate of unemployment; it’s about 18 percent,” Barnes said.
The inhabitant stagnation normal reported by a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Jun was 6.1 percent.
“I’m here to let them know that they are not alone; there are employers out there who wish to give them an event – even if they need additional training,” Barnes said. “They finished it by foot stay – they are trainable.”
Barnes pronounced vets seeking assistance should hit him during (434) 951-6440 to report an appointment during a Culpeper Career Center, that is located on a third building of a section building only west of a opening to Culpeper National Cemetery.
A full intake talk customarily takes about 45 minutes, Barnes said.
“If a oldster comes in feeling down-trodden or depressed, and we can send them out of here with a smile, afterwards I’ve finished my job,” Barnes said. “The bottom line is we’re all here to assistance a veterans get behind into multitude and get behind on their feet as fast and effectively as possible.”