They dashed across geometric-pattern carpet from booth to booth, in dress shoes and worn sneakers. Handshakes turned to polite conversations peppered with questions about company structure and advancement opportunities. While the gathering resembled a typical job fair, this one had a twist.
“I’m looking for something permanent,” said Rhit Paul, a 48-year-old Marine Corps veteran seeking an alternative to unsteady contract work.
Paul, like many other veterans gathered at the Earle Brown Heritage Center July 18, doesn’t just need a job — he needs long-term stability. Luckily, he’s in the right place to find it.