There are several reasons why a business should hire you, however, I picked 7 that are transferable across industries and ones easily incorporated into your resume. By Ron Kness Experience– You bring to the workforce skills and experience that you have used in often changing and unpredictable real-world situations. Leadership– You have been trained [...]
One-on-one mentorships are available to any Veteran who has served since 2001, as well as spouses and primary caregivers of Veterans who have been severely wounded. Eligible Veterans are encouraged to sign up through the ACP website.
Veterans now have on-demand access and can download official data about their military training and experience, which can be used to help them find jobs and continue their careers. Their service data can be uploaded to job search and networking sites to help identify employment opportunities
“They have gone through these God-awful sands and deserts in the middle of a war. They shouldn’t have to come home and fight for a job,” said Vice-President Biden.
International IT services provider, FDM Group, is launching a new Veterans Program, aimed at providing post-service training and employment for the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces.
How will failure of ‘super committee’ affect the military? Troops could see fewer military jobs, less dwell time, more outdated equipment and plenty of frustration for military planners for years to come, now that congressional efforts to trim the federal deficit have failed
Back in September, I sent Congress a jobs bill. And in it, I proposed a tax credit for any business that hires a veteran who’s been unemployed for at least four weeks. I proposed an even bigger tax break if a business hires a veteran who’s been unemployed for at least six months. And if a business hires an unemployed veteran with a disability related to their service, I proposed doubling the tax break that we already have in place
The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the Badges for Vets contest for creating digital “badge” systems to help Veterans translate their military skills into civilian jobs.
Job-killing Republican Gov. Scott Walker, corrupt, dictatorial and deluded, with his ideologically-driven, narrow-minded opposition against rail (public) trainsit and green energy generation to serve throwback highway and real estate lobbies and donors has cost the state good-paying jobs, business development, and a fresh, trend-setting technology base.
Of all the many banners being waved around the world by disgruntled protesters from Chile to Australia the one that reads, “We Are the 99%” is the catchiest. It is purposefully vague, but it is also underpinned by some solid economics. A report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)… confirms the contentions of the 99% that a system that works well for the very richest has delivered returns on labour that are disappointing for everyone else and that the people at the top have made out like bandits over the past few decades, and that now everyone else must pick up the bill. [Take a look at the graph which shows just how unequal income distribution is in the USA.]
John Kamin enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2005, and was deployed to Iraq at the onset of the surge in 2007. He received an honorable discharge after 15 months, but returned to Iraq when he was recalled in 2009. Today Kamin is studying at American University, where he is president of the school’s student veteran group.
Eric Smith, a Navy veteran, explains why it’s so important that America fights to support those who fought for us. Smith has five years of experience as a medic in the military, but works today as a hospital janitor because his extensive skill set doesn’t directly translate into a civilian medical job.
Thursday, First Lady Michelle Obama was at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to talk about what private companies are doing to help military families.
VA plans online career fair for Thursday. You’ve only got a few hours left to get ready for the latest veterans job fair, but the good news is you won’t need your suit or extra printed copies of your resume
President Obama kept the pressure on Republicans to support provisions of his American Jobs Act on Monday when he announced new initiatives intended to reduce unemployment among military veterans.
Tips to stand out during a job interview. That first civilian job interview can make even the most seasoned combat veterans break out in a cold sweat. But you shouldn’t worry.
President Obama believes that no veteran should have to fight for a job after fighting for our nation overseas. That’s why he’s introduced a host of new tools to help connect veterans to jobs in the civilian workforce, including the Veterans Job Bank, which has more than 500,000 job listings with private sector employers looking to hire vets.
Speaking from the University of Pittsburgh, Vice President Biden argues that this month’s jobs numbers demonstrate that Congress should pass the American Jobs Act to strengthen our economy and create jobs right away.
Trinetics, Inc has renewed its devotion to Hire Veterans for a 3rd consecutive year. This is a premier military technology company offering exciting careers to qualified veterans.
Interstate Companies, Inc has recently teamed up with Hire Veterans in order to provide quality careers to our Nation’s veterans. They came to Hire Veterans looking forward to the opportunity of working side by side with veterans that are dedicated, disciplined, and hard-working.
I think all Americans can agree that veterans shouldn’t have to fight for a job once they’ve come home from the fight overseas. But, all too often, those who have sacrificed so much for America struggle to find a job worthy of their talents. As the President has said, “if you can save a life in Afghanistan, you can save a life in an ambulance.
The president’s request for the private sector to hire and train 100,000 military veterans and spouses as the catalyst for new hiring initiatives is seeing results . “We’re making good progress on that. I think most of you probably saw last week the first lady announced that the American Logistics Association and their 270 affiliated companies committed to hiring 25,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2013,” said Matt Flavin, director of the White House Veterans, Military Families and Wounded Warrior Task Force
Outside the 94th Operations Hangar at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, First Lady Michelle Obama announced a major private sector commitment to veteran and military spouse employment. The commitment comes from the American Logistics Association (ALA) and their 270 affiliate companies coming together to hire 25,000 veterans and spouses by the end of 2013.
The State of California’s 5th Annual Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, November 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison Street Oakland CA.
Bayer Corporate and Business Services has recently signed on for a fourth year with leading online veterans job board Hire Veterans.
Merchants Automotive Group of New Hampshire has signed on for a third year with Hire Veterans. This decision came after another great year finding quality employees through this leading online military job board.
Mitt Romney [GOP frontrunner this week] bashed the Obama administration for the wildly successful bailout of the auto industry that saved 100,000s of jobs. As Jonathan Alter points out, if he’s the nominee, he can kiss Michigan goodbye. The Dems will use that clip over and over and over to hammer him. As President Obama said, [W]e decided to do more than rescue this industry from a crisis. We decided to help it retool for a new age, and that’s what we’re doing all across the country – we’re making sure America can out-build, out-innovate, and out-compete the rest of the world.
Westward Seafood has recently teamed up with leading military job board Hire Veterans. They are currently offering exciting careers to Veterans in the seafood industry.
SAWTST, LLC has signed on for a 3rd year with online military job board Hire Veterans. This coming after another successful year of hiring in the Veteran community.
For more than 30 years, the median wage in America has barely increased, adjusted for inflation – even though the economy is twice as large as it was three decades ago. Almost all the gains have gone to the top – especially the top 1%, who now receive over 20% of total income (it was just 10% in 1980).