LVMAC Tidbits — Job Hunt Training Offer


Training to Commence 7 March in South Bethlehem

In response to the growing concern over the unemployment rate of returning veterans, the Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council (LVMAC) is once again offering its JOVE (Job One:Veterans Employment) program to veterans willing to invest their time to hone their job-seeking skills. Priority will go to those returning from the recent conflicts, for they are less likely to have the job hunting skills needed.

Call 484-602-JOB1 or 610-349-5856, send an email to , or use the online application form from our website,  if you are interested in enrolling. Applications are being accepted now. (more…)

Forward Observer — Doing Better in Veterans Employment Efforts

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Veterans Employment

LVMAC Poster Art 2005The Good:  As far as websites go, the new website My Next Move for Veterans, which tries to automatically relate military occupational specialties with civilian careers plus provide advice on the future prospects of those career fields, identify their characteristics,  salaries, educational requirements and apprenticeship programs  — and then even goes further in helping you locate actual job offerings in a state or zip code area —  is a long sought idea come to fruition. (more…)