New Oakland County program connects veterans with jobs



By John Wisely

When Michael Tioran of Bloomfield Hills ended an eight-year stint in the U.S. Navy in 2008, the economy he came home to was mired in the Great Recession.

“The job hunt was terrible when I came out,” said Toiran, 44.

Today’s economy is better, but when he was recently looking for a job, he found help from the Oakland County Veterans Reboot Job Project, a project that brings together veterans and employers, providing help with resumes, networking, job searching tips and other assistance.

Toiran attended a session in early December and met with Michigan Works staffers, who helps him “tweak my resume so that it’s more attractive to employers.”

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