WithYouWithMe (WYWM) is a veteran education and employment tech company helping military veterans find new fulfilling careers. The company trains and upskills veterans for free in new, in-demand careers like cyber security, data analytics, robotics and IT. Launched in December 2016 with the purpose of making the transition simple for veterans, WYWM was founded by veterans, for veterans, with more than 70% of the company’s 67 staff military veterans, meaning the team really understands the issues veterans face on transition.
WYWM has approached the veteran employment issue differently, investing in developing technology which offers a seamless platform where veterans can access all services related to finding their best-fit new career. These services are offered on the WYWM portal free for veterans to access.
Each quarter WYWM hold National Veteran Career Expos around the country attended by more than 300 veterans and 30+ employers, hosting speed interviews between potential employees and hiring managers. These expos provide interview experience for veterans and help to break down barriers which exist in the HR vetting process.
What makes WYWM different is their focus on helping veterans to make data-driven career decisions and upskilling veterans for these careers. The WYWM Academy has more than 20 courses to help veterans find new careers. The WYWM Academy has had more than 1,500 veterans train for a new career.