Indiana has the lowest unemployment rate in the United States for veterans, according to a study by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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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.
Walmart announced today that it has hired more than 3000 veterans across Arkansas since the launch of its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May of 2013 guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since that time.
The share of federal jobs going to veterans is at its highest level in five years,new data shows, with former service members comprising almost half of full-time hires in the last fiscal year.
Solving the “jobs” issue is both a local and national concern for not only politicians but certainly for many of those out of work and those who wish to see America not buckle under the weight of its own debt. When people earn a wage, they add to the tax revenue. When they don’t work, […]
Military veterans seeking to return to the civilian ranks of workers received help Sunday at a semi-annual workshop.
The timing of the $250k Tech Workforce Diversity Scholarship Fund for Veterans offered by Seattle-based coding bootcamp Code Fellows couldn’t be better. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee recently announced the formation of a Subcabinet on Military Downsizing to address possible reductions in military force in the state. While the size of those cuts have not been officially […]
Bobby Brown has a certificate as an electrical technician and the will to find a career that he can be proud of.
Florida has the country’s third-largest population of military veterans and is proud to be a veteran-friendly state. The Florida Department of Health has programs in place to aid veterans in finding employment in health-related fields after they return home.
Local veterans can expect to have help finding jobs and possibly starting their own businesses thanks to new legislation.
After braving months on the battlefield, veterans return home and find themselves facing unfamiliar territory – today’s job market.
Her 20 years as an active-duty National Guard member was her career, but a recent divorce had Montoya looking for a part-time job that could eventually become full time.
Nate Waits wakes up before 3 a.m. four days a week to get to his job at a Bentonville distribution center for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., where the former Marine is among more than 92,000 veterans the company has hired in the past two years.