Washington Seeks Veterans for State Jobs

April 10, 2013 |

Veterans are keenly aware of two things: navigating the job market as a civilian is difficult and the unemployment rate for veterans is above the national average. A recent report … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator on Death of Vet Jobs Bill

September 28, 2012 |
Senator Patty Murray

Below is an official statement from Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, after the Veterans Jobs Corps Act was killed in the Senate last week.“It’s both … [Read more...]

Veterans Jobs Bill: Roller-Coaster Week

September 14, 2012 |
US Senate

When does a measure to create a veteran job program (which we can all agree is a good thing) get controversial? When you're dealing with the U.S. government, that's when. to recap what happened this … [Read more...]

Retraining for Unemployed Veterans

August 30, 2012 |

The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved more than 36,000 applications for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), a new training and education program for unemployed veterans to … [Read more...]

Update: Labor Department Grants for Vet Job Training

August 21, 2012 |

From a Department of Labor News Release:  The Labor Department today awarded grants totaling $11.53 million through the Veterans’ Workforce Investment Program to provide an estimated 5,500 … [Read more...]

Army CID Looking for Applicants

August 20, 2012 |

Working for the Army's Criminal Investigation Command (CID) may not turn out to be as slick and Hollywood-ized as, say, your typical episode of NCIS, but if you're a veteran (or soon-to-be veteran), … [Read more...]

Ten Tips to Get The Most From the Job Fair

August 01, 2012 |

1. Check websites to see announcements of local job fairs. They will give you dates, locations, websites, directions, and contact information.2. Check out which companies will be attending the job … [Read more...]

Returning To The Workforce After An Extended Absence

July 27, 2012 |

Be able to explain why you have decided that now is the time for you to return to the work force – why now?1. Have a convincing statement about your goals or intentions of staying in the work … [Read more...]

Paid Internships for Students and Graduates

July 20, 2012 |

If you're a servicemember or veteran getting an education and looking at a way to get your foot in the door for a civilian career, our friends at The Resume Place have alerted us to a new internship … [Read more...]

The Career Transition From Military to Civilian Can Be a Huge Step – Make Sure You are Ready.

July 20, 2012 |

As you already know, the transition from military to civilian can be a huge step. A new way of eating, drinking, sleeping and thinking. On top of all those issues is the fact that people speak a … [Read more...]