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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.
Always a challenging prospect, the process of transitioning to civilian life has become even more difficult in recent years, as the number of unemployed veterans is higher than the overall population (12.1% of veterans who served in the most recent wars were unemployed last year).
Last year’s unemployment rate for young veterans, those who served in war since 2001, hit 12.1%, a number surpassing that of the nonveteran population, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Veterans struggle to find work as they transition their careers and find it challenging to adjust to the different processes and routines of […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Individuals who are transitioning from military to civilian life have numerous details to sort out, including how to translate their experience on resumes. In her new booklet, Quick Military Transition Guide, author Janet Farley pinpoints which military words and phrases should be excluded from resumes.
Lebanon, NH (May 9, 2012) – StartWire™, a game-changing Internet job search organizer, today launched a first-of-its-kind application for unemployed job seekers – the StartWire Unemployment Work Search Organizer. With all 50 states requiring unemployed benefit claimants to track their work search on a weekly basis, the StartWire Unemployment Work Search Organizer automates the often-manual […]