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Job Shop: Advice for veterans seeking work

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Nearly a third of Michigan's 700,000 veterans are out of work. But there is help out there for those looking to transition from service to the work force.

Link Howard, CEO of Powerlink Facilities Management, says he hires hundreds of people every year and has the following advice for vets looking for work:

- Don't use military jargon
- Do create your own intelligence briefing
- Relate your military experience
- Use your discipline and turn criticism into improvement

Online: Powerlink.iapplicants.com

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