Making the transition When a military member changes from active service to civilian life, what job opportunities are available? Considering just how can experts best use the skills they attained throughout their armed forces service in a new profession once they get out to result in choosing the right career path after active duty? Start […]
Making a Difference After the Military
Making a Difference After the Military While in the military, it’s common to feel like all your hard work has a purpose. You’re working to defend your country and save lives. Every day your actions had purpose, whether you were repairing vehicles or training new recruits. But many veterans feel like once they leave […]
Begin or Advance your Career in IT with a No-Cost ALP
Are you interested in expanding your professional skills in a high-demand field? Do you want to make yourself more competitive in the job market? Are you looking to earn more without spending more? At VA we are committed to finding new ways to help you connect with a meaningful career. That’s why we recently launched […]
Why Hiring A Military Veteran Could Be Your Best Business Decision
With the nation in recovery, investment in resources is growing. We see new commercial construction underway, roads and highways under repair, and consumer spending on the uptick. With all this new growth, companies are starting to loosen the stronghold on hiring freezes initiated when our economy was plummeting. Yes, as hiring managers and recruiters across […]
The Burden of COPD on Veterans and the VA Healthcare System
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive, incurable respiratory illness, is characterized by airflow obstruction. In the U.S., approximately 12 million individuals have COPD while another 12 million remain undiagnosed.
Different Health Risks For Veterans of Different Wars
Many military health risks are universal. For instance, trauma injuries, blast-related injuries and PTSD can affect members from any branch of service, from any tour. However, many other conditions correspond with a specific period of service or a specific branch of service.
Five Health Concerns Veterans Face After Service
The brave men and women of the military confront life-threatening situations every day. But even after their tour of duty is over, they face a set of hazards that are altogether different from those that challenged them during their service.
5 Things Every Veteran Should Know About PTSD
SMITHTOWN, NEW YORK – (February 5, 2013) – Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is something that many people are vaguely familiar with. Yet they may not know exactly what it is or what can be done about it. PTSD is a mental health condition that can occur after someone has gone through a traumatic event, such […]
Why Should I Hire Veterans?
Jim Stroud of the job-blog ResumeBear.com interviews Chad Sowash, VP of Business Development for DirectEmployers and U.S. Army Sergeant First Class, on the many benefits of hiring veterans and what they have to offer in the workplace in terms of discipline, skills, and abilities imbued to them by their military service.
Ten Reasons to Hire Veterans
Your organization depends on reliable, resilient human capital. Veterans of America’s armed forces have the skills, training, and character to meet your toughest challenges for today and tomorrow. That’s why hiring veterans is not just about building goodwill. It’s good business!