Veterans

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 […]

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 […]

5 Job Seeking Tips for Veterans

5 Job Seeking Tips for Veterans

  Here are 5 winning tips to help you out on your civilian job search: Network. Building a solid network is probably the most important element of the job landing process. Dive into the military network and begin forming connections with others. There are various groups and veteran organizations that bring veterans together to help each […]

Successful Job Search Strategies for Veterans in 2014

Successful Job Search Strategies for Veterans in 2014

  by AJE Recruiting Specialist You are back from the military, trying to assimilate into civilian life. The holidays are upon us and the job market is currently slow. No worries; take this lull to sharpen your job seeking skills and bring that edge to your search that will get you noticed and land you the […]

HELPING VETERANS LAND EMPLOYMENT

HELPING VETERANS LAND EMPLOYMENT

More and more companies are filling open positions with veterans, recognizing the value these candidates bring, but still veterans ages 18-24 have a 20.4 percent unemployment rate, compared to a 15 percent unemployment rate for civilians in the same age range. Why the discrepancy? It could be companies are opting for civilians… it could be […]

Job Interview Advice for Veterans: Practice

Job Interview Advice for Veterans: Practice

by Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor   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 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 […]

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