Looking for a place to share experiences, to get and give career tips in an easy-going environment? Try LinkedIn MilCity.
LinkedIn MilCity describes itself as “A Military Community Career Centered Meet Up & Networking Group. Powered by the people – for the people. These are free events and not affiliated to any organization… which means this is a relaxed environment where it has no attachments to any company/companies. Active Duty, Veterans, Mil/Vet Spouses, Employers, Recruiters, HR, Hiring Managers, Non Profits, Mentors and Supporters are all welcome to attend.”
“It was great to be there and see how everyone came together to support one another thorough this journey. So grateful for all the resources!” said an attendee of the meet up held November 5, 2020.
Laurie Pimentel-Johnson, TVC Employment South Texas District Outreach Coordinator has been participating in LinkedIn MilCity meets since they started in December 2018. At the November 5th meet up, she served as a moderator in a breakout room.
“It’s very interactive and fun,” said Pimentel-Johnson. “The experience is amazing and full of positive energy from those in attendance. The connections made are powerful and inspirational. When attendees meet and connect with others and learn of opportunities, mentors, and peers going through a career transition, it is simply an uplifting experience.”