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Right veterans returning from my Iraq and Afghanistan face a new mission upcoming a harder when at this point finding a job in this ridiculously tough labor market.
JPMorgan Chase and dozens of other companies are pledging to help.
-- -- goal is to hire 100.
-- -- that veterans by 20/20 joining us now Maureen Casey managing director at JPMorgan Chase's office of military and veterans affairs.
And -- and he gave a technical project manager at JPMorgan who served.
In US Marine Corps for six years so thrilled to have you both here on veterans day.
-- let's start with you why do this why.
-- all can -- to 82 companies now that are participating actually 83 last -- excellent 83 companies participating.
In this mission to hire.
All these -- What makes -- -- the -- higher.
So what we believe that makes about a great -- -- set of tangible and and intangible skills.
Those intangibles that we care about mission focused leadership.
And then there -- a lot of tangible skills they do translate into the private private sector technology.
Computer type skills project management skills.
Operations would just sticks a lot of those kinds of skills that will translate into the private sector.
And we believe it JPMorgan Chase.
-- the 100000 jobs mission that we needed to step up to the plate and help these service members making easier transition into the park could -- And if nothing else I know you gonna show up on time but -- -- that he got back on for.
You and you have this technical background right as a technical project manager where you get involved in technical things -- -- -- -- -- Yes in the Marine Corps I was sergeant and logistic vehicle systems operator so we managed to come boys from.
From point a to point B to support the front lines and threats on on the -- technical but we operated vehicles.
We also operated.
Some very -- -- technological weapons.
So it -- directly relates to what they do now it is more -- the concept that you can have apply greatly you've learned Hank and Frederick it's that this well which had.
Today series an ideal candidate but yet we were just talking about how that's after post 9/11 that's are having a really tough time finding jobs why is that life.
That we in private sector whether you're a large business like JPMorgan Chase -- small business.
We need to take a little extra time to understand the skills that they bring to the table and how we help them.
To fit into our organizations.
And it's our belief that if we spend a little bit more time on the front and we're gonna have a great employee for the long term -- you think there's a stigma with facts -- you now that there are.
Whatever shell shocked they've seen too much they keep me you know they get nervous -- -- why do you think it is it's so hard for -- get jobs.
Well there's there's two statements to it some can relate twist some don't Anders there's there's a very big gap between the military world -- civilian world.
What veterans have to do is identify their own gaps and do we assess what you need to learn and orders for sensation.
But also the civilian sector needs to understand that there are gaps and -- that the.
S analysts to come together in this coincides thought -- -- I don't have a few seconds if there that's out there today and then look number job -- -- tax.
First appearance since something we've taken Morgan -- go to -- military dot com or go to the 100000 jobs mission dot com website I think it's an awesome thing to help them find housing and everything right to -- to simulate.
As -- -- they're putting itself on both sides expect -- scrapes -- congratulations.
Thank you its staff -- thank you very very much.
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