Illinois to Streamline Certification for Veterans

February 11, 2013 |

If you spent your military career as a medic, there's little reason why you should work through an entire civilian program to become a nurse -- that's the thought driving a new initiative The Southern … [Read more...]

Seven Hot Jobs that Pay Over 70k

January 16, 2013 |

[Originally published on]When it comes to planning for your financial future, securing a job in a growing industry might be your best bet. But, which jobs have the most promise for a … [Read more...]

New Medical Technology Mentoring Program for Veterans

November 14, 2012 |

If you're a veteran in Massachusetts and interested in a civilian career involving medical technology, a new mentoring program has been announced, which will train up to 50 MA veterans to enter the … [Read more...]

The 10 Best Work-from-anywhere Jobs

October 24, 2012 |

Forbes has published a new article, "The Best-paying Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere," pointing out that jobs in the future won't look too much like jobs today -- specifically, work will be less about … [Read more...]

The Best (and Worst) Jobs of 2012

October 04, 2012 |

2012 is nearly over, and CareerCast has published a fresh evaluation of what it sees as the top 10 jobs in the country -- as well as the worst 10. Evaluating each job using five components (Physical … [Read more...]

Top 15-paying Jobs for College Grads

September 25, 2012 |
Electrical engineer

You're taking advantage of your GI Bill and other military education benefits, right? If not, here's some more incentive for you: a run-down of the top-paying jobs available to people who have a … [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...]

Veteran Retraining Program Updates

August 15, 2012 |
Medical assistants

Veterans Retaining Assistance Program:Unemployed veterans between 35 and 60 years old have an opportunity to begin a new career in one of more than 211 high-demand occupations by applying for … [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...]