Google Job Search is one of the best ways to find vacancies across the country, by choosing your area of core expertise and providing other details. This platform has a newly-added feature that would help veterans find jobs that match their skill-set and aptitude. Google has launched this feature because many veterans have to do jobs that don’t match their aptitude once they have gotten out from the military. Google, apparently, wants to solve this issue by proposing an easier solution. Veterans can now enter the code of their position in the military and Job Search would show the relevant openings across platforms.
In the official blog post, Google says that “we hope to use our technology to help veterans understand the full range of opportunities open to them across many different fields. Right now those opportunities are getting lost in translation. There isn’t a common language that helps recruiters match a veteran’s experience with the need for their skills and leadership in civilian jobs. As a result, 1 in 3 veterans — of the roughly 250,000 service members who transition out of the military each year—end up taking jobs well below their skill level.” Therefore, Google hopes it can fix the scenario using the added feature.
Of course, this feature is not going to increase the number of veteran unemployment, at least in a quick time period. That having said, Google believes that the feature would make it easier for both veterans as well as employers to find people that have the right skill-set. Google is also planning some other features that would help veterans in the long run. For instance, Google Business listings now show a Veteran-owned symbol as a user goes through the details. Similarly, Google is offering some grants and other programs to increase the overall well-being of veterans.