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Find A Job Faster!

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Important Tips for job Seekers Never tell a fib on a resume. It will turn around and bite you in the ass, sooner or later.  Your qualifications and achievements are more important than your education and job history. What skills and talents do you possess? How have companies profited from hiring you? How did you affect their bottom line?  Too, a general resume that you use for any job that you apply for is not very helpful, unless you stay within the same industry or job title. Even then, every submitted resume should be customized for each job application. -- Many...
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Find the Right Job or Biz Op for You

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How to Prepare for our 9/11 Job Fair & Business Opportunity Expo Tips for Finding the Right Fit HirePatriots has hosted many job fairs and business opportunity expos. Our purpose is to accelerate the time it takes for finding the right job or business for you. We bring together one hundred or more companies that have open positions in a variety of fields. And we invite a select number of franchises too. (Veterans own 30% of all US businesses.) – If you are serious about getting a job or starting a business there are a few things you should do to...
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A Fine Example of a SDVOB

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A Fine Example of a SDVOB An SDVOB is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business. You are probably doing business with one or a few right now. US veterans make up 30% of all US business owners, even though they constitute just about 10% of our nation's population. It is obvious that military service produces entrepreneurs that provide services, products and employment more than any other demographic. -- I want to introduce one of them. Martin Younts has been a businessman for over 30 years. His company helps businesses to comply with government regulations. It is the First Advantage Consulting Firm, LLC. His...
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9/11 Job Fair in San Diego

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Patriotic Hearts, the non-profit that created the immensely popular HirePatriots employment program more than a decade ago, is hosting a job fair on 9/11/15 at the new Military Events Center across from MCAS Miramar in San Diego. The economy has improved and many companies are back in the black and creating new positions within their companies that they need to fill. HirePatriots works hand in hand with such businesses to search, find and prepare qualified candidates to take these jobs. HirePatriots.com has had over 1,000,000 job seekers use its website to view job listings and to get the advice they need...
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HirePatriots' 9/11 Job Fair & Biz Op Expo

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How to Prepare for our 9/11 Job Fair & Business Opportunity Expo Tips for Finding the Right Fit HirePatriots has hosted many job fairs and business opportunity expos. Our purpose is to accelerate the time it takes for finding the right job or business for you. We bring together one hundred or more companies that have open positions in a variety of fields. And we invite a select number of franchises too. (Veterans own 30% of all US businesses.) – If you are serious about getting a job or starting a business there are a few things you should do to...
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The Best Business to Make Lots of Money Fast

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The Best Business for US Veterans It is not glamorous, but it is quick and easy to build and is one of the most lucrative business to own. I have built several of these commercial maintenance businesses over my lifetime, while teaching school and coaching sports during the day. I had accounts up and down the state and employed dozens of people.  Owning janitorial businesses enabled me to have a heck of a lot more fun than most entrepreneurs and employees. After my first 5 years, I was virtually free to do whatever I wanted. It enabled me to devote myself entirely...
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Building Our Team with US Veterans

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Hiscox presents great opportunities for transitioning military Hiscox USA, voted one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine for 2014, is seeking dynamic go-getters! Veterans and Military Service Members are encouraged to apply. This is a not a branding initiative to gain publicity – We authentically believe that Hiscox presents great opportunities for transitioning military to leverage their skills and training as they return to civilian life and to thrive in an entrepreneurial climate that values and rewards thoughtful risk taking and excellence in execution. Our positions offer opportunities to join a rapidly growing company and to work...
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Huge 9/11 Job Fair: San Diego 2015

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HirePatriots Job Fair Packages Please select the package best for you and then make your donation. (Click the accompanying link to contribute online. Or send a check for the appropriate amount to Patriotic Hearts, 300 Carlsbad Village Dr., Ste. 108A, #159, Carlsbad, CA 92008.) Bronze Package: $750 (Click Here)6ft. booth (tablecloth, two chairs, two lunches) *Quarter Page Full Color Print Ad in Homeland Magazine - September Issue (San Diego’s Premier Military Magazine) 209x150 banner on HirePatriots.com homepage & Job Fair registration page (90 days) 1 free Basic 30 day job posting on HirePatriots.com’s Career job board.Silver Package: $1250 (Click Here)6ft. booth...
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Military Marriages

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US Military Marriages US military members and veterans have always suffered the highest rate of divorce. Of the myriad of sacrifices each them makes in service to our country, this is another. During the years 2004 to 2010 our enlisted, combat veterans had a 90% divorce rate! Think of how many people suffered because of each of these marriages that could not stay connected: children, family, friends… Helping these couples and families to regain the deep love that connects them and to forgive, understand, trust and embrace again is the one of the greatest blessings we can give. This is a...
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Wow! Great Job for US Veterans

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If you love golf then you will love this! US Military and Veterans, Regardless of your age or your job situation, I have got to introduce you to this: If I were not called to the ministry and to serve US veterans full time, this is what I’d be doing. It will bring me great vicarious pleasure to know that I had a hand in letting you know about this great opportunity and getting you involved. A few days ago the Director of The Gold Academy of America, Richard Iorio, contacted me. He invited me to his huge campus in Carlsbad, CA....
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Looking for Work? Hire Yourself!

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FOR VETERANS THAT WANT TO START A BUSINESS Our non-profit, Patriotic Hearts, has two main missions: One, to get US veterans sustainably employed with the right company. Two, we help US veterans begin and build their own businesses so that they are able to employ other US veterans. Our newest and most popular plan for entrepreneurial veterans is to run their own US Military Maintenance company. We are working with US veterans in multiple states in growing their own USMM commercial maintenance (janitorial) business. We are teaching them, step-by-step, how to be a success. I built and owned janitorial businesses for 4...
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Create a Local Job Fair

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Earn a Good Living Helping Others Producing a job fair for local job seekers and US veterans is a very rewarding thing to do. Helping others is the best way I know of feeling better and sleeping well at night. It is also a great way to earn a living. HirePatriots has held many job fairs. We typically get several thousand job seekers and over 100 companies to attend. Do you want us to show you how to do the same where you live? The two main things you must accomplish in order to be successful is inviting companies to attend...
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America's Warriors: Got to Love Them

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USMC General Mattis' comment is so outrageous that it is funny and makes me laugh, at first. Then, I realize he means it and for good reasons. And I stop laughing.  Google General Mattis and read some more of his quotes. He cuts to the bone so quickly with his plain speech that the sting makes us giggle: then his meaning sinks in. General Mattis is a man that loves America and a man that has spent his life defending and leading men like himself. He deserves the honor of being listened to. Here is a link to his YouTube postings:...
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Black Holes

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Black Holes suck in everything, especially light and crushes or dissolves it into empty nothingness. Do you know anyone like that? Black Holes also suck us into their spinning funnels. There are days and times of everyone's life where everything seems void and meaningless. It is difficult to get up on those mornings and hard to sleep at night. That is when the critical importance of 'routines' kicks in. Clean or heads and bodies; eat well; go to work; treat others as we would have them treat us; smile anyway. Hold on, persevere and do not allow the darkness defeat you....
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A Day for Helping Veterans

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The second annual OPERATION ENGAGE AMERICA will be held Saturday, June 20th from 10AM-4PM at the Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Laning Rd, San Diego. OPERATION ENGAGE AMERICA is a very unique daylong event focused on helping our Veterans and their families (as well as First Responders and others in the community) connect to organizations, resources, programs and services related to Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, other mental health needs, along with the other everyday sustainable living resources our Veteran community needs.  We are excited to note that we have more than 60 organizations attending and staffing resource booths and...
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Who We Are   Small Business Services is a Certified minority woman owned small business with its principle office in Memphis, TN. We specialize in Construction, Environmental and Industrial Staffing Services by providing professional experienced skilled and unskilled workers. The majority of our job assignment are Temp to Perm within 180 days. We offer great pay and benefits. Most of all we are a Veteran friendly company.    We are currently providing staffing in the following states: TN, AR, MS. AL, GA, KY, MI, NY, and WV. Our goal is to go global.   Should you require additional information, please feel free to contact me.   Again, Thank...
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Why We Serve US Veterans

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What compelled you to sell your home and start HirePatriots.com back in 2005? This is a frequent question we are asked. Here is our answer: We had been working to assist US veterans for many years before HirePatriots. I have been involved with getting veterans back on their feet after returning to the civilian world since 1970. Tori and I got married in 1990. She joined me in counseling with Vietnam combat veterans in a facility for those with severe PTSD, alcoholism, drugs, and anger. Our purpose then and now is to assist them in being able to return to work and a...
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Video: Helping Homeless Veterans

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The inner hurt caused by being in combat never leaves. It can get worse with age. And when you are too old to get hired and you become homeless, hungry and treated with daily contempt, it just gets worse. Our US veterans need our compassion and sincere love. HirePatriots' Homeless Veterans Fellowship feeds, clothes, encourages and love them. We also help those able to work to find jobs or create jobs for them. -- It costs $800 a week to take care of about 400 in need. Our numbers are growing. Come, fellowship and volunteer to serve if you are near...
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Great Things are Happening!

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Here is What's Happening This Summer! Patriotic Hearts, a 501c3 charity for US veterans is hosting several events this summer for everyone who supports our military, veterans, and their families.  1) HirePatriots Gala Fundraiser and Business Networking Event September 10, Military Events Center, 9323 Activity Rd., San Diego, CA 92126 -- Fun, food drinks, bands, dancing, raffle and more. Come!2) HirePatriots’ Annual “9/11 Job Fair” September 11, Military Events Center, 9323 Activity Rd., San Diego, CA 921263) Homeless Ministry that feeds and clothes about 400 US veterans and their families a month. Tuesdays and Sundays, First Christian Church, Oceanside.4) New website is being built for HirePatriots.com. It will be ready before the end of...
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Writers for Business Book Wanted

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I am seeking successful business owners who will write a short chapter for a book about why people start a business.  What was their motivation to become a business owner? What were the events and influences that led them to that decision? What steps were taken to implement their plan and take it from an idea to a reality? What are the “keys to success” for readers who want to follow in their footsteps?  I have created a schema for each author to follow. It is prompts for each to answer in order. Writers will have 1500 to 10,000 words to...
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