WASHINGTON, DC – March 22, 2012 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation is pleased to announce that Tom Cushman, the vice president of sales for VetJobs, will be the guest speaker at DVNF’s March 27th webinar to help unemployed veterans, active duty, reservists or retired members of the U.S. Military, and those supporting veterans – including Veteran Service Officers, spouses and family members find jobs that match their skills and experience.
Cushman, a former Green Beret and fixed wing aviator who served the country around the world, has 40 years of sales and sales management experience from multiple industries and disciplines. He has assisted companies to IPOs, acquisition, and reorganization and worked in executive capacities with such companies as American Hospital, Medtronic, Toshiba, GE, Banta and Cox Media.
“We are grateful to have Tom join us in this nationwide effort to help veterans find meaningful employment,” said Raegan Rivers, CAO of DVNF. “His experience is invaluable, and the work he does with VetJobs places him on the front lines of knowing exactly what employers are looking for, and what our military men and women need to do in order to obtain career positions that are right for them.”
Cushman will be the guest speaker at the webinar led by Rod Dillehay, who has more than 20 years of experience screening, interviewing and hiring job candidates. The webinar, “Hunting for a Job: How to Find a Job that Suits You” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on 3/27. Veterans can register at www.dvnf.org/webinar. The event is free and open to all military members and their families.
VetJobs is universally recognized as the leading Internet site used by employers for reaching the 10.9 million military veterans currently in the work force, as well as the more than 189,000 active duty military personnel who transition each year, the 200,000 plus members of the National Guard and Reserve who rotate back to America each year, and their family members.
The webinar is the second in a series of four offered by the DVNF. The first webinar, held on February 28th, focused on resume and cover letter writing. Future webinars will address effective interviewing skills, and details about how the new veterans jobs bill benefits Veterans and employers.