By Mike McDonough, vice president, Capture2 According to a study by the Small Business Administration, 9.3 percent of veteran-owned firms reported the Federal, state or local government as a major customer. Of these firms, 3.2 percent reported the Federal government as a major customer, while only two percent of firms owned by non-veterans reported the […]
Photo Source What Veterans Can Do to Ensure Post-Military Career Success While most veteran’s first response to having their DD-214 in hand is something close to elation, the overall emotions associated with finishing your last military contract are rarely that simple. This is for good reason, given that most veterans have little adult experience […]
Whether you have moved into a civilian career and lost your military benefits, or you have retired from service and are now looking to enjoy a relaxed pace of life, money challenges can certainly crop up. Statistics suggest that more than half of veterans feels that they would not be able to deal with a […]
It isn’t easy to find a good job these days, no matter how impressive your skills and qualities might be. The competition is quite stiff and everything in the industry changes quickly, so you need to adjust really fast. This can be hard, especially if you didn’t have the opportunity to keep up with the […]
A veteran’s resume is always going to differ vastly from a civilian resume. Your experiences have been different, and you’re coming from a world that doesn’t have much in common with the everyday ins and outs of home soil. Because of this, you’ll w
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At first glance, the recent reports on the employment of veterans make it seem like things are looking up. For example, the overall unemployment rate for all veterans dipped down to 6.6 percent this year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, post 9/11 veterans have a 50 percent greater unemployment rate than the […]
Jobipedia.org Experts Offer Advice to Veterans on Armed Forces Day Washington, D.C. – On the occasion of Armed Forces Day—a day set aside annually on the third Saturday of May by many Americans who wish to thank military members for their patriotic service in support of our country—recruiting experts of jobipedia.org offer guidance to military […]
Retired Brig. Gen. Becky Halstead, founder of STEADFAST Leadership, LLC, and the first female Commanding General in U.S. military history to lead at the strategic level in combat operations, talks how she developed prime leadership habits in the Army that carried over to civilian life.
With Veterans Day closely approaching, now more than ever the country will honor the brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. Helping veterans re-acclimate themselves to society after their service is something we should all proudly take part in. Although there are lots of organizations that assist veterans with a variety […]
As with many other job-related hazards, asbestos exposure was an unavoidable reality for many men and women who served in the U.S. military. From Navy ship to Army bases, hundreds of government-owned properties were contaminated with asbestos. Working around the fibers was a common occurrence for many veterans.