More than 50 companies in Kansas City have partnered to develop The Kansas City Veteran Coalition to help the transitioning of service members leaving the military. TeamKC partner James Elliott, chairman of the Kansas City Veteran Coalition and president of Sprint's VETS Employee Resource Group, talks about KCVC and the valuable resources it offers to returning military members.
As budget cuts continue to loom over the U.S. Military, estimates suggest nearly 250,000 service
hope this note finds all of you well and feeling supported by our KCVC resources. I have three big items that I want to talk about today. Utilizing the KCVC Cycle During my last note, I wrote about our first hire and how he leveraged the KCVC to expand his professional network. I’m pleased to announce that we have a second member that has been hired, with a third finalizing their offers. Yes, offer(s). All of these individuals have something in common when it comes to the
KCVC Members - last week was an exciting time for our KCVC as the momentum continues to grow with the word getting out about the KCVC. Our goal is to give EVERY Veteran and Service Member the tools and resources needed to get them hired. Part of that responsibility includes marketing and awareness. Here is a link to the news story, we hope you enjoy: http://fox4kc.com/2016/07/25/metro-coalition-aims-to-provide-networking-opportunities-for-returning-veterans-seeking-jobs/ Si