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It's a tough job market for everybody, but especially so for veterans. The unemployment rate among Iraq and Afghanistan vets was 10 percent in November, compared 9.1 percent among non-veterans.

A new, Web-based job placement service for service members is trying to change that, one odd job at a time. The website HirePatriots.com has expanded to Massachusetts — and the founders are urging people to post wanted ads for help moving, painting or running errands.

Guest:

  • Andrew Phelps, wbur.org reporter

This program aired on January 4, 2011.

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