What is SkillStorm, and How do They Help Veterans?

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According to an article in the New York Times, A large portion of American military veterans are underemployed. After their service, they usually find employment that does not match the skills they have acquired through advanced training in the military. SkillStorm works towards solving this. Fortuna BMC is partnering with SkillStorm because as a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business small business (SDVOSB), it is important to us that we support our veteran community. But how exactly does SkillStorm help veterans?

About SkillStorm

This program makes transitioning from a military environment into a tech-related career easier with the help of SkillStorm.

SkillStorm offers a variety of programs for veterans. It provides veterans an opportunity to hone their skills in technology, regardless of experience. One program they have is the IT Apprenticeship Program. This 36-month program includes topics ranging from basic computer usage through software engineering fundamentals. Those who successfully complete the program receive extensive information, experience, qualifications, as well as certification.

Military in Tech

Technology is progressing at a rapid rate. As a result, tech companies have sprung up to meet the equally increasing demands. Having more talent in the sector are becoming more relevant as we prepare for the future. Fortunately, they have already acquired the skills that would make them the best candidates for employment in tech companies. SkillStorm and Fortuna BMC, for example, realize that these veterans’ abilities give businesses a big advantage.

How This All Works?

Fortuna BMC and SkillStorm are teaming up to provide the best service for their clients. With the opportunity to use SkillStorm to improve and learn, Fortuna provide opportunities to veterans participating in the offered programs. In turn, Fortuna matches veteran’s skill set to positions that clients are looking to fill. Meanwhile, they will be assisted throughout the process for such things as how to write resumes and preparing for interviews.

Together with SkillStorm, we hope to help and serve many of our veterans soon.


References: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/07/us/politics/veterans-jobs-employment.html




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