The Overwatch Partnership provides two main services—Talent Specialist Advising and Mentorship. We match up veterans with a local Talent Specialist and a Mentor. The Talent Specialist is an expert in the recruiting field and typically a recruiter for a local organization, and provides advice on resume writing, networking, job searching, and interview prep. The Mentor is a professional with experience in a given industry and meets with the veteran at least once a month to provide independent advice and support in career development and networking. These two programs provide the long term support of networking, as opposed to a quick fix approach.
Both of these activities require a low time commitment for the veteran and volunteer, but high impact. As most veterans lack a viable network upon leaving active duty, we aim to enhance their own network and access to career expertise, while providing access to a new network from our volunteers to improve job opportunities and career options. Veterans have unmatched experiences and skills, yet need support to put them in the right position-we help bridge that gap. Our services benefit the veteran with more career opportunities, while improving our community and hiring organizations through enhanced veteran hiring opportunities.
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