Job Fair http://wunc.org en Ft. Bragg's Transition Summit Attempts To Connect Soldiers With Employers http://wunc.org/post/ft-braggs-transition-summit-attempts-connect-soldiers-employers <p></p><p>Fort Bragg is hosting a <a href="http://www.army.mil/article/131363/Fort_Bragg_Transition_Summit_to_connect_national_employers_with_transitioning_Soldiers/">Transition Summit</a> today and tomorrow to help out-going soldiers find jobs outside the military.</p><p></p><p>The federal unemployment rate for veterans is about six percent.&nbsp; That's according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics' July numbers.</p><p></p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:02:18 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 40554 at http://wunc.org Ft. Bragg's Transition Summit Attempts To Connect Soldiers With Employers Houston School District Back In NC, Looking For More Teachers http://wunc.org/post/houston-school-district-back-nc-looking-more-teachers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Houston Independent School District is looking to recruit more teachers from North Carolina.</p><p>Recruiters first visited in May, where they made 12 on-the-spot offers and later hired about 8 more teachers, according to Shaleah Reed, a spokesperson from HISD.</p><p>The district is offering $49,100 as a starting salary. North Carolina’s starting salary is among the lowest in the nation at $30,800.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:28:23 +0000 Reema Khrais 39511 at http://wunc.org Houston School District Back In NC, Looking For More Teachers "Recruit Military" Job Fair A Hit In Raleigh http://wunc.org/post/recruit-military-job-fair-hit-raleigh <p></p><p></p><p>Hundreds of military veterans from across the Triangle region and beyond packed a <a href="http://recruitmilitary.com/about">special job fair</a> Thursday in Raleigh.&nbsp;</p><p>This job fair at Carter-Finley Stadium was for veterans like Jimmy Hicks of Cameron, near Ft. Bragg.</p><p>“Usually I get at least one or two calls back when I attend a job fair," said Hicks.&nbsp; “Hey, if you get one, I think that’s a good thing."</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:37:25 +0000 Leoneda Inge 32433 at http://wunc.org "Recruit Military" Job Fair A Hit In Raleigh Kelly Services Looks for Talent http://wunc.org/post/kelly-services-looks-talent <p>Many companies are still slow to bring back workers during the down economy. &nbsp; But staffing agencies are busier than ever.</p><p>One of the largest staffing agencies in the country is Kelly Services. &nbsp; And today they’re hosting a job fair at the McKimmon Center at N-C State.</p><p><br>Andrew Crawford is the North Carolina territory Vice President for Kelly Services.&nbsp; He says over the last couple of years they didn’t need to have many job fairs because of the high number of job candidates.</p> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 8291 at http://wunc.org