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Helping Employers Connect to Job Seeking Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

Helping Employers Connect to Job Seeking Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

by Colonel Rich Morales   First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden joined the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell on Wednesday at a comprehensive Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum. The First Lady and Dr. Biden’s message was clear: our commitment to our service members and their families does not end when […]

White House Website Helps Veterans Find Jobs

White House Website Helps Veterans Find Jobs

  Veterans Employment Center offers job-search tools to help transitioning service members connect with employers. In an effort to provide military service members with post-service career opportunities, the White House has launched an online tool that allows veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses to search for jobs, create resumés, and connect with employers. The […]

5 Tech Job-Hunting Tips for Returning Veterans

5 Tech Job-Hunting Tips for Returning Veterans

By: Elisabeth Greenbaum Kasson If you’re a returning veteran who wants to transition into a technology career, you may already have experience that can translate into a civilian job. Often, the operative word there is “translate,” since much of the work you did while serving doesn’t obviously match the skills employers are looking for. This […]

Jobs, Economy More Important Than Immigration Reform for US Hispanics

Jobs, Economy More Important Than Immigration Reform for US Hispanics

The EC Hispanic Media study reveals that immigration reform is an important political discussion for US Hispanics in Facebook, but job creation and the economy are more so. EC Hispanic Media announced the release of further findings regarding political themes and views that are important for US Hispanics in Facebook. Unemployment levels in the Hispanic […]

Analysis: Women gained 99,000 jobs in March

Analysis: Women gained 99,000 jobs in March

By Nia-Malika Henderson Analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows that of the 192,000 jobs added in March, women gained a larger share than men, with 99,000 job gains for women and 93,000 for men.  Overall, women have done better than men in job growth, recovering all the ground lost in the economic […]

3 Tips for Women and Their Careers

3 Tips for Women and Their Careers

This guest post is by Jane C. Woods of Changing People, which offers consulting, training, and development courses for women and has a passion for helping women develop in their careers and lives. The evidence is still pretty incontrovertible: It’s a tougher climb to the top for women than it is for men. The reasons are […]

Interview Etiquette for First-Time Hispanic/Latino Job Seekers

Interview Etiquette for First-Time Hispanic/Latino Job Seekers

By Geoffrey Fox, Monster Contributing Writer    The basic rules for preparing for a job interview are the same for everybody: Research the company, get your resume in good shape, dress for success and show up on time. However, it’s especially important for new Hispanic/Latino job seekers to pay special attention to the above list, […]

4 Tips to Help Veterans Transition into Civilian Life and the Job Hunt

4 Tips to Help Veterans Transition into Civilian Life and the Job Hunt

by Jonathan Pharr   Leaving the life of service behind can be a time of uneasiness. Questions such as, “How will I support my family?” or, “What am I going to do for a career now?” may arise during this transition. With these questions, one of the biggest challenges ahead is finding the right job for you […]

New Report Highlights Growth In Solar Jobs For Veterans

New Report Highlights Growth In Solar Jobs For Veterans

By.Tina Casey Fresh off the news that President Obama is making noises about withdrawing all US troops from Afghanistan, the organizations Operation Free and The Solar Foundation have released a first-of-its-kind report that offers returning veterans the prospect of civilian employment in the US solar industry. In a nutshell, the new report demonstrates that veterans […]

5 Job Interview Tips for Veterans

5 Job Interview Tips for Veterans

  While finding a new job can be difficult for anyone, it can be especially hard on veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce. A new study from the Military Benefit Association revealed that half of the veterans recently separated from the U.S. military and are currently unemployed have not had a full- or part-time job since leaving […]

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