Hero 2 Hired

Saturday, July 18, 2015 @ 9am

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Guests:

Travis HIllX
Travis Hill
Employment Coordinator
Hero2Hired

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Juliette Brandt
Program Support Tech Military Bureau
Camp Keyes
Augusta ME 04333
207-430-5892
juliette.m.brandt.ctr@mail.mil

Joseph Sousa Employer Support Specialist Military Bureau Camp Keyes
Augusta ME 04333
207-430-5891
joseph.sousa1.ctr@mail.mil

Travis Hill is the Employment Coordinator for the Hero2Hired Program in Maine and assists service members of the National Guard, Reserve Components and their families with employment assistance and job placement.  Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services with a Major in Psychology from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2008.   Previous job titles include: Maine Air National Guard Yellow Ribbon Program Support Specialist, Maine National Guard State Youth Coordinator, Maine Army National Guard Yellow Ribbon Program Support Specialist, and was a paid intern with the Maine Army National Guard Family Program Office.  Currently serving in the Maine Air National Guard as a staff sergeant with the 101st Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Office and has ten years previous service with the Maine Army National Guard as an Army engineer and a deployment in Iraq from 2003-2004.

Maine Hero2Hired Program Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MaineHero2Hired

Assisting service members of the National Guard, Reserve Components, and Military Family Members with employment assistance.

eBenefits Veterans Employment Center: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/jobs

  • Job Seekers- Generate a Resume or Build a Profile: Seamlessly import results from the skills translator into an online profile that users can download or publish to employers on the VEC. Publishing your profile on the VEC instantly connects you to thousands of employers looking to hire Veterans, transitioning Servicemembers and family members.
  • Search the Veterans Job Bank (VJB): The VJB allows users to search over 1.5 million jobs in addition to all federal jobs – including status positions reserved especially for Veterans.
  • Employers- Post jobs in the Veterans Job Bank (VJB): Easily post job opportunities that will be visible to and searchable by job seekers. The VJB links directly to the employer’s job listing, so any updates to an employer’s website are automatic and applicants are routed directly to your applicant tracking system.

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Juliette Brandt is currently the Program Support Technician for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. ESGR is a DoD support agency, promoting cooperation and education between Service Members and their civilian employers as questions arise from the employee’s military commitment.

While deployment cycles are low, her primary focus is connecting with employers to assist them in their Veteran hiring initiatives, as well as current service members.

When Juliette isn’t working, you will find her paddling in her kayak on Maine’s waters.