Can a Viral Video Help Unemployed Veterans?

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August 7, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!


For military veterans returning to home to the U.S. from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, it’s not always easy finding a civilian job: the unemployment rate among young veterans is more than 12% and about four percentage points higher than the national average for all workers.

Veteren unemployment is an underreported problem, but one company thinks it’s found the answer to tackling the issue head-on: viral videos.

Training Camp, an IT training and certification firm, is hosting a viral video contest for unemployed veterans, replete with cash prizes for the winners. The idea? Veterans make short videos that can be “funny, silly, heartwarming or witty” centered around a common them…
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via Mashable http://mashable.com/2012/08/06/valor-video/

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