STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- The Help Desk is dedicated to informing our military heroes about career opportunities and guidance.
Comcast has contributed their efforts into providing career placement for military veterans. Comcast's goal is to hire 1,000 military veterans by next year. To fulfill that goal, Comcast kicked off an in-house career fair for veterans Wednesday in Stone Mountain,
At the event, Comcast provided information to veterans about career opportunities, resume development and helped direct applicants to positions that are currently available.
The Vice President of Human Resources for Comcast in Atlanta, Angela Albert expressed Comcast's efforts in hiring veterans.
"Comcast has a rich tradition of employing and promoting veterans in its workforce", said Albert. "In fact, many of our company's top leaders are veterans, a population that clearly aligns well with our culture of strong leadership and teamwork."
To explore more information about Comcast's job listings for veterans, visit www.comcast-jobs.com/military.
Upcoming veteran career expos and employment guidance:
Veterans Career Fair & Diversity Job Expo
The Veterans Career Fair and Diversity Job Expo has over 500 positions available. There will also be free resume evaluations.
Tuesday, June 24
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Savannah Technical College
5717 White Bluff Rd. Savannah, GA 31405
Atlanta All Veterans Job Fair
Atlanta All Veterans Job Fair provides career opportunities for military veterans. The event is hosted by Recruit Military.
Thursday, June 26
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
One Georgia Dome Dr. NW Atlanta, GA 30313
Recruit Military: 513-683-5010 Georgia Dome: 440-223-9200
Bridging the Gap Foundation of Georgia
Bridging the Gap Foundation of Georgia assists veterans with transitioning back into society and helping them with employment support.
Bridging the Gap
P.O. Box 5065
Gainesville, Georgia 30504
Georgia Department of Veterans Service
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service helps 774,000 veterans and their families understand and obtain their benefits. This organization also has a veteran's education and training program which assists veterans in obtaining the appropriate training they may need to secure future employment.
Floyd Veterans Memorial Building
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-4800
Helping Our Veterans, Inc.
Helping Our Veterans, Inc. ensures that veterans are enrolled in the proper programs so that they can receive the necessary treatment required.
P.O. Box 361044
Decatur, GA 30036
Joseph and Sarah Caring for Veterans, Inc.
The Joseph and Sarah Caring for Veterans, Inc, provides homeless veterans with job assistance, temporary housing and life skills support.
P.O. Box 43792
Atlanta, Georgia 30336
The Transition House, Inc.
The Transition House, Inc. caters to homeless veterans through transitional housing and job assistance.
970 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Veterans for Community Services
The Veterans for Community Services assists with referrals for employment, legal assistance and substance abuse assistance.
116 Holiday Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307