In a hugely symbolic victory of sound economics and practicality triumphing over stupid, backwards and idiotic sectarian violence, religious, and ethnic discrimination, the French oil refining company Total has successfully brokered a joint oil drilling/natural gas development deal with Qatar (Sunni dominated) and Iran (Shia dominated) as joint partners. Only a few weeks ago, Saudi […]
Careers & Jobs
When Rego Park resident Matthew Smith attended boot camp in 2012 as a Navy hospital corpsman, a profound sight made him stop in his tracks.
Private-sector California employers might soon be able to establish a voluntary preference for hiring military veterans regardless of when the veterans served, thanks to a bill that recently passed the state assembly.
Walmart announced it has hired more than 5,000 veterans in Ohio since introducing its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in 2013.
Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Thursday reshuffled senior management and brought back a former executive from Uber Technologies Inc, signaling its new chief executive officer will rely on tested company veterans to turn Ford around rather than outside talent.
Clinton Smith hires veterans because he knows military service has helped them become dedicated and hard-working staffers.
A federal report has found that 62 percent of military personnel discharged for misconduct from 2011 through 2015 had been diagnosed with mental illnesses that could have caused their behaviors.
While a new generation of leaders prepares to take over the same positions as their predecessors, they will oversee a completely different type of healthcare organization.
If average Americans could visit the sprawling countries of Eurasia, including Russia, Khazakstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, China, and other nations, they would quickly surmise that those nations are literally drenched in oil, gas, minerals, and natural resource wealth which is literally just begging to be developed and marketed in the international stream of commerce. […]
With the recent Syrian tomahawk missile attack by the Trump Administration after what appeared to have been dubious evidence of Syrian culpability, President Donald Trump lost a great deal of his loyal supporters and followers. This is because tens of millions of Americans (as well as hundreds of millions of people overseas) felt that he […]
Hilton announcing this morning it will hire 20,000 veterans in the next two and a half years.
Indiana has the lowest unemployment rate in the United States for veterans, according to a study by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Once or twice a week, a veteran who recently got out of the Army walks in to Frank Mir’s office in Clarksville hoping to find a way not wearing Army green.
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As a member of the veteran community and a graduate student, I am highly invested in the passage of L.D. 214, which would streamline the process by which veterans receive occupational licensure based on the veteran’s military occupational experience and translation of skills.
Legislation introduced in the House on Monday would exempt veterans seeking employment from the federal government hiring freeze imposed by President Trump in his first week in office.
Coffee maker Starbucks, responding to backlash over CEO Howard Schultz’s promise to hire 10,000 refugees following President Donald Trump’s executive action, is reminding critics of its vow to hire the same number of veterans and military spouses by 2018.
Transitioning from active duty military back into the civilian sector often presents a number of new challenges – one being how to reposition ones’ skills, abilities, and leadership training into a well-paying civilian job. While the majority of veterans eventually land on their feet, close to 50 percent live through or experience unemployment after separation. […]
Skip the “thank you for your service.” Let’s talk about what veterans really need.
Andrew Schwartz is an Iraq War veteran who never stopped serving his country.
Imagine being a part of a team that ensures America’s energy – one of its vital resources that helps keep families warm and our communities operating – is not only produced but gets to where it needs to go. If you’ve ever worn the uniform, you likely know what it’s like to be part of […]
Student Service Veterans in Higher Education
https://youtu.be/hyGVAkRHfWU Recent research performed by Efraim Benmelech and Carola Frydman, both associate professors of finance at Kellogg School, found “firms that are run by CEOs with military experience perform better than other CEOs.” The same holds true for companies that hire veterans as part of their overall team. While the trend in the early 2000s […]
We simply need to stop relying on the politicians who created these problems in the first place.
Growing up, my parents and my grandparents informed me that if I wanted to eat, I best learn how to work. I clearly remember when my grandfather, who grew up through the Depression, sat me down while I waLouisville KYs finishing my final year of college and instructed me to learn a trade.
Six months into his Army deployment in Iraq, Scott Smiley’s life was nearly ended by a roadside bomb, causing him to go totally blind. A West Point grad, an Army Ranger with a bright career ahead and newly married to his high school sweetheart, his deployment to Mosul Iraq in October 2005, changed the course […]
The unemployment rate for American veterans fell to the lowest level in seven years in 2015, a reflection of an improving jobs market alongside programs to put servicemen and women to work.
The President’s final State of the Union is this Tuesday, 12 JANUARY, 6:00 pm PST / 9:00pm EST. His plan is to address the nation on what his Administration has deemed critical pathways forward: Economic Progress; Acting on Climate; Engagement in the World; Health Care Reform and Social Progress and Equality. A continual issue that […]
Transitioning from active duty to the civilian sector can be a bit like venturing into a mission assignment that has all the appearances of being simple, yet once engaged, quickly reveals a number of uncertainties. The big uncertainty for most is: “will I get hired?” What is certain is that companies, agencies and organizations are […]
The Border Jobs for Veterans Act, which President Obama signed last month, requires the Department of Homeland Security to consult with the Defense Department in an effort to hire outgoing U.S. military service members to patrol the border for Customs and Border Protection.