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Support bill to help skilled veterans fill jobs

Support bill to help skilled veterans fill jobs

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.

Starbucks ahead of schedule with veteran-hiring program

Starbucks ahead of schedule with veteran-hiring program

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.

Veteran IT Training Program Leads to 100% Job Placement

Veteran IT Training Program Leads to 100% Job Placement

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. […]

One of Country’s Top Energy Producers Seeks Veterans

One of Country’s Top Energy Producers Seeks Veterans

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 […]

Company Performance Improves with Military Veterans

Company Performance Improves with Military Veterans

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 […]

Looking for a New Mission? 25000 Jobs Waiting for Veterans

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.

Veteran-related Issues Solved by Outgoing Administration

Veteran-related Issues Solved by Outgoing Administration

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 […]

Find Your Next Mission as a Marketing Manager in 2016

Find Your Next Mission as a Marketing Manager in 2016

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 […]

New law helps veterans find work protecting borders

New law helps veterans find work protecting borders

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 hires more than 3,000 U.S. Veterans in Ark.

Walmart hires more than 3,000 U.S. Veterans in Ark.

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.

Solving Unemployment with a 21st Century Program

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, […]

Code Fellows Launches $250k Tech Workforce Diversity Scholarship Fund for Veterans

Code Fellows Launches $250k Tech Workforce Diversity Scholarship Fund for Veterans

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 […]

Wal-Mart to expand its hiring of veterans

Wal-Mart to expand its hiring of veterans

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.

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