Paychecks for Patriots Career Expo at CSU - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Paychecks for Patriots Career Expo at CSU

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

The Georgia Department ofLabor (DoL) hosted the Paychecks for Patriots Career Expo this morning atColumbus State University.

According to the GeorgiaDoL up to 80,000 veterans will return to Georgia in the next four years in needof jobs.

"They have the skills, andthe knowledge, and the abilities, coming out of the military, that the employersare actually looking for," says Lynne Jones, Regional Coordinator for theDepartment of Labor. "The soft skills are what the employers are looking for,and coming out of the military most of the veterans do have those skills."

Other Paychecks forPatriots Career Expos took place today in other parts of Georgia, includingAugusta, Atlanta, Savannah, and Warner Robins.

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