USDA May Push for More Veterans in Farming

November 19, 2013 |
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While unemployment is up, the availability of skilled workers is down. There are many opportunities in the manufacturing industry, but there also seems to be a burgeoning need in the farming industry. … [Read more...]

AT&T Doubles Hiring Goal to 10,000

November 15, 2013 |
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With veteran unemployment higher than that of civilians, it’s important to recognize which companies are making an effort to bridge the gap. AT&T vowed a short time ago to hire five thousand … [Read more...]

Veterans Earn More in Civilian Jobs

November 12, 2013 |

Transitioning out of the military brings a slew of uncertainties: where will you go, what will your next job be, will you make enough money? A recent survey by Accenture of 1,000 employed and … [Read more...]

Government Stands Up for Veteran Reemployment Rights

November 07, 2013 |
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When a member of the Guard or Reserves is called to serve, there are a number of laws in place that require their employer to secure a position with the same responsibilities and pay as when they left … [Read more...]

Subway Sandwiches to Salute Wounded Warriors

November 04, 2013 |
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The Wounded Warrior project aims to help veterans get the medical support they need and help them acclimate to civilian life. To help promote these services, Subway Sandwiches has developed a number … [Read more...]

Illinois Social Media Program to Connect Veterans With Jobs

November 02, 2013 |
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One of the major obstacles affecting Veterans in their job search is how complex the process of securing a job can be. Not only is finding open positions difficult, but applying to them involves … [Read more...]

Sign Up for the Veterans Virtual Career Fair!

October 31, 2013 |
Veteran Virtual Career Fair prides itself on featuring the best content we can provide on how veterans can get jobs, but we rarely have the chance to reach out to veterans directly. Thanks to coordinated efforts … [Read more...]

New York State Program to Help Veterans

October 28, 2013 |

New York State veterans rejoice: a new program, called Experience Counts, is geared to help veterans and support their transition into the civilian workforce. Although the scope of the program is … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings Corporation to Host “Invite a Veteran to Work Day”

October 24, 2013 |
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One of the biggest barriers between veterans and new jobs is knowledge – simply becoming more familiar about an industry and the working world in general can set  you on the right path. Without … [Read more...]

VetFriendly 50,000 Jobs Challenge Gaining Speed

October 07, 2013 |
VetFriendly Job Challenge

Finding employment for veterans can be difficult – between difficult transitions, a floundering job market, and social stigmas, there are potent forces working against veterans securing jobs. To … [Read more...]