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I write about everything that helps US veterans, the organizations that support them, and US small businesses. And I propose to my readers that they also become involved in our important cause. Towards that end, I also write about HirePatriots' exclusive Cause Marketing strategy to promote the businesses that support us. And I introduce ways that patriots and veterans can earn an income from home or office through HirePatriots.com. HirePatriots.com is a program of Patriotic Hearts 501c3. We encourage US residents to post Day Job for their local veterans. And we allow any business to post their jobs and search our resumes for free too.

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Mark Baird

Mark Baird

Hello, I'm Mark Baird and I founded Hire Patriots. My wife and I are 'helpers.' We are concerned about meeting the practical needs of our US veterans veterans and their families. We began a job board for local residents to post chores that they need help with. It has been very successful. Thousands of local US Military and veterans partially or entirely support themselves from our website. We are looking for others near US Military bases who would also like to have a HirePatriots.com website for their location. We also hold welcome home parties, military marriage retreats, job fairs and create military family gardens.

Trucking & Mechanic Jobs 4 US Veterans

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 YOUR NEXT CAREER STARTS HERE!! Our client is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. They produce, distribute, and sell cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and related building materials in more than 50 countries. The company has a solid reputation and a strong commitment to delivering outstanding customer service–day in and day out!  As a ready-mix concrete driver or fleet mechanic, you will have: ·         Great long-term CAREER options ·         Excellent pay & benefits ·         Flexible schedule ·         Home every night ·        ...
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Rick Bunch: Military & Business Leader

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Dear Employers, Please consider Rick Bunch for a management position in Sales and Marketing. Rick Bunch is an excellent example of the outstanding talent there is available among US veterans. He has always succeeded, in everything he has done, in the US military and in the civilian business world.  Here are some selections from the Rick Bunch resume: Skilled and self-motivated professional with degrees in Business and HR Management, and comprehensive experience facilitating program / project development, implementation, and administration. Expert communicator and customer relationship manager, interfacing with cross-functional staff across all levels. Expertise in developing, implementing, and leading staff training programs to...
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How I First Met God

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I realize that not everyone believes in God. And I know that, of the many millions that do believe in God, not all believe in the Christ revealed in the Bible. And I respect them and care about them. However, for me, faith in my God was never an issue. I had a supernatural revelation as a small child. It is incredible to many, but it is reality to me. My parents did not attend church. However, one of them would wake up when I was little and drop me off at a church for use as free babysitting throughout the...
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What To Do For Retirement

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Ten years ago, I thought that my wife and were done with labor and were starting a life of ease. But we are nowhere near retiring.  God gave us a 'calling' late in life. It has required every ounce of our resources and strength. I sometimes wish I was in my twenties instead of my 60s. For ten years, we have been building HirePatriots.com and our 501c3 non-profit, Patriotic Hearts. We began next to Camp Pendleton Marine base, in Oceanside, where my grandpa and uncles were US Marines during WW II.   After a wounded US Marine knocked on our door and...
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Can You Help US Vets with Resumes?

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HirePatriots needs good writers to help US veterans in proof reading, editing and re-writing US veterans' resumes. We do this for free. It is a simple way for us to say Thank You!  If you have experience in writing resumes for others, we can send you 2-3 resumes a week. It is a lot of fun helping theses great men and women and getting to know them.  Please send me an example of a resume you have written for yourself. Then let me know how many veterans you are able to help a week. We will forward you resumes from jobs...
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FOX Video: Immediate Impact of Our Troop Cuts!

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Pete Hegseth, a US combat veteran, speaks eloquently about the dangerous impact our current troop cuts are having on our national defense. With the recent rise of ISIS and global terrorism and the theft of atomic bomb material, and the impending wars in the Middle East, it seems incredible that preserving our military strength is no longer a priority! ...
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A Special Citizen's Song 4 a Veteran

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I wanted to tell you about my son, the song we wrote and about our family.  Nathan's grandpa turned 90 on July 7, 2014.  He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and carries shrapnel in his body to this very day. His name is Donald J. Watt.    My son Nathan is 22 years old. He was born with spina bifida and spent the majority of his childhood in a hospital. I have written the lyrics to several songs for Nathan and he writes the music and preforms it.  We wrote a song to honor his grandfather's 90th Birthday...
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Two great things are happening for job seeking U.S. Veterans on Saturday, July 19th, at the Tiger Direct Corporate offices in Miami. #1 The day will begin at 8 am on Saturday morning with a free continental breakfast. The Vice President of Human Resources, Lynne Tartaglia and her team will be joining us. They will be aggressively looking for 50 U.S. veterans to place into their Management Training program right away. After breakfast, Cesar Nader, a renowned Veterans Transition coach, will be teaching the attending veterans the keys to finding the right job in the shortest amount of time. The point of this seminar is to get veterans employed, whether they want to...
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Must See Video 4 Every American!

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Internet Access Threatened By Big Corps.

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Proposed FCC rules would allow rich corporations to buy an Internet fast lane, while the rest of us would be forced to use a slow lane. Tell the FCC to stop corporations from controlling the Internet. Submit a commentReaders: This is an email I received. It alarms me enough to share it with you. Cable providers are now requiring us to pay for their service before letting us watch more and more things on the Internet. Here is an example: Univision, the Spanish station that was showing the World Cup for free, was forced by these cable providers to...
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Great American Patriotic Song

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Mark Baird, of HirePatriots.com, sings My Country Tis of Thee to celebrate America's Independence Day, 2014....
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Star Spangeled Banner

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How to be "United" on Independence Day We are the "United" States of America. But there is so much division and hatred that is separating our nation into warring camps. Disagreements will always exists; however, we must agree to permit and respect others' opinions. What the 4th verse of the Star Spangled Banner claims to be our nation's motto must be what holds us together in a courteous and loving manner:Mark Baird of HirePatriots.com talks about patriotism, and God on Independence Day, and plays the harmonica....
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5 Ways to Recruit US Veterans

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Here are 5 ways that our organization recruits the right US veterans for you:  1) Transition Seminars: Here is a blog post about our upcoming seminar at the corporate office of Tiger Direct in Miami:  MILITARY VETERANS TRANSITION SEMINAR  .    2) Military Reintegration Program: We increase a company's retention of US veterans through an 18 month program developed and provided by our HirePatriots leader, Gabriel Fierro, a former HR manager for the US Army.    3) Military Job Fairs: HirePatriots hosts job fairs across the country for veterans; and, for convenience, we also provide online military job fairs. Our next...
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Get a Free Job Board for Your Local Veterans

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 Our non-profit, Patriotic Hearts, provides a host of programs for US military, veterans and their spouses. As the leader, I recognize certain gifts and talents of my veteran supporters and then I create an appropriate program for them to direct. We work with companies and US veterans all across America. Out of 326,000,000 US websites, HirePatriots is ranked 30,000.    HirePatriots' primary calling is to get US veterans employed. Until they can support themselves and their families, it is difficult to address their other needs. We do many things to help veterans secure a sustainable job that's right for them and...
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Why I Believe in Christ

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I am a Christian. My parents weren’t. I was not raised to be one. I made this choice. And I have had multiple occasions throughout my life when I had to make the decision again to believe or not. I believe in the God of the bible for many reasons. Mostly because the Judeo-Christian God is the friendliest and most loving God offered among our world’s religions. Christianity basically says that no one can ever be good enough to earn the right to live eternally with God. It says that compared to his holiness, “all of our righteous deeds are like...
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Lynne Tartaglia, the Vice President of Human Resources for Systemax, a multi-billion dollar, Fortune 1000 company shares about the job openings for Tiger Direct, a subsidiary of that company.   Here is a link to Lynne's interview on Friends of Veterans blog talk radio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/friends-of-us-veterans/2014/06/24/tiger-direct-hiring-seminar  Tiger Direct is a major electronics and computer retailer. They are looking for people with the right stuff to bring into their company. Lynne is especially looking for motivated US veterans to put into their management training course. She has a son in the Special Forces and appreciates what military trained individuals bring to the table.  On...
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Tiger Direct Vet Hiring Day: Miami

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Managerial Jobs for Veterans In Miami If you are a US veteran looking for a career with a major corporation with a lot of opportunities for advancement and an outstanding attitude towards former US military personnel, get yourself to Miami on July 19th and spend the day with the Vice President of Human Resources and her team.  Tiger Direct is providing an outstanding transition seminar for US veterans to accelerate their employment search. They are committed to helping you find the right career for yourself, regardless if you choose their company or not.  Tiger Direct has a myriad of positions to fill, but they are particularly looking for management trainees....
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Military Veterans Transition Seminar

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The Transition Timeline Process MIAMI, Fla., June 18, 2014 – TigerDirect, headquartered in Miami, is sponsoring a one-day seminar that will prepare active duty military for a successful transition into a civilian career.  The seminar will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at TigerDirect's corporate office in Fontainebleau, Florida.  Starting at 8:00am and running until 4:00pm, attendees will learn how to plan, create and execute a successful transition strategy.  The seminar is free and includes a complimentary continental breakfast and lunch.  It is open to all active duty veterans, reservists and job seekers who are transitioning or planning to transition...
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New Innovative Program to Hire US Veterans

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HirePatriots has launched a new, great and innovative program for US veterans that is exploding across the America: Military Veteran Transition Seminars. We are helping companies fill their open positions with qualified US veterans, in a much faster and economical way. -- Systemax, a Fortune 500 company, is sponsoring a seminar at its Tiger Direct corporate location in Miami. They want to hire US veterans to fill their positions. --Bringing our seminar to their location makes it much easier and cost effective for this company to meet, interview and hire the veterans it needs. – This is a day-long event that...
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Australians in NYC

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Australian TV Interviews Saxon Baird, Journalist: Saxon Baird talks to Joe O'Brien of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation about his article on the increased number of Australians in New York City  Read full article written by Saxon Baird HERE. Follow Saxon Baird on Twitter   ...
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