Alex Polizzi: Hire Our Heroes

2016
59:00

January 13, 2016

Expired 3.0 2 x
After months of coaching and professional help, Alex is hoping her four unemployed veterans are ready to take their first steps into civilian jobs. All have suffered from post-traumatic stress since leaving the military and have struggled to find work. Alex is hoping that her group, their self-esteem boosted with shiny new CVs and a better understanding of the civilian job market, can at last embark on the civvy street job paths that have so far eluded them.
59:00

January 6, 2016

Expired 3.0 7 x
Veterans are 60% more likely to be unemployed than their civilian counterparts, and where discharge from the armed forces is accompanied by mental illness, as is thought to be the case for one in five veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the discrepancy can be much worse. Alex hears the sometimes heartbreaking testimony of four veterans, all medically discharged from the army with mental illness, all with a highly trained military skill set, all finding themselves on the civilian scrap...
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