After a year of successful socially distanced recruitment seminars, Coding for Veterans plans to begin a Canada-wide tour this fall.
The organization, which offers online retraining for veterans in skills such as software development and cyber security, managed to make the most of the pandemic by hosting pop-up “career caravan” recruitment drives throughout Ontario.
Just under 200 veterans have been through the program, which is run in association with the University of Ottawa. They learned skills that have assisted in the transition to civilian employment.
Musson said virtually all the program’s veteran graduates have gotten work.
Jeff Musson, the organization’s executive director, expects this number will double within the year.
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