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University Area CDC Hosting Complimentary VetReady Resource and Career Fair

Businesses and recruiters interviewing and meeting with active duty military troops, Veterans and spouses to ease transition into civilian workforce.
    TAMPA, FL, July 19, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. (UACDC) is hosting the VetReady 'Support Our Troops Resource and Career Fair' this Friday, July 18 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the UACDC gymnasium, located at 14013 N. 22nd Street in Tampa.

According to recent reports, an increasing number of civilian employers are becoming more aware of the unique strengths former military personnel can bring to a civilian position, including loyalty, a focus on mission achievement and comprehensive communication skills.

"The UACDC is extremely proud of the opportunity to host VetReady's Resource and Career Fair," said UACDC Economic Development Coordinator, Ian McDermott. "Not only is this event beneficial to those attending, but it is also an opportunity to introduce the military community to the numerous amenities available to them at the UACDC."

VetReady Resource and Career Fairs are designed for officers and enlisted personnel leaving the service and veterans who have already transitioned out of the service and are seeking a career change, as well as military spouses. By assisting with this transition into the civilian workforce, VetReady matches skills and career goals with the state's veteran-friendly businesses.

To ensure attendees are prepared to meet with prospective employers, both trained assistants and experienced hiring managers will be on hand in the UACDC computer lab to aid with resume preparation and review. There is no cost to attend.

For more information or to register, contact Ian McDermott at imcdermott@uacdc.org or by calling 813-558-5212, ext. 310.

About the UACDC
The University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. (UACDC) is a 501(c)(3) public/private partnership whose mission is children and family development, crime prevention and commerce growth. Its primary focus is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida. The UACDC was named Nonprofit of the Year for Public and Societal Benefit by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in 2011 and 2012. It is headquartered in the University Area Community Center Complex, owned by Hillsborough County and operated by the UACDC, which is located at 14013 North 22nd Street in Tampa. For more information about UACDC, please visit http://www.uacdc.org, or call Dan Jurman at 813-558-5212, ext. 208.


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