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 […]
Last June, I met Charlie, an Army Vet who was out walking with his service dog, Indiana (Indi). During our conversations, the subject of horseback riding was brought up and Charlie mentioned that he wanted to get back in the saddle but had not been on a horse for some years.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.