Veterans make great entrepreneurs. In fact veterans own roughly 9% of all American firms and employ roughly six million people with a payroll of $210 billion. That’s just about the number of people who live in cities like Philadelphia, Boston, Detroit, or Dallas-Fort Worth. Their military training gave them focus, but it’s something inside them […]
When returning to civilian life, veterans want to increase their odds of success in the workforce. One of the best ways to do that is by choosing a career path and training that best suits their skills and interests. There are some inherent skills that are taught in the military – including discipline and teamwork […]
Public administration is a rewarding field regardless of where someone finds work, but the kinds of work that administrators have to take on is vastly different depending on the organization that offers it. Government employees generally focus on helping local populations within a given district whereas non-governmental entities reach out to the underprivileged across the […]
Health administration is a growing field, but it’s so diverse and encompasses such a wide variety of jobs that a lot of people who are considering a degree in health administration have questions about what the degree will mean and what their options will be. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about health […]
The transition from the military to the civilian workforce can be a daunting task for any service man or woman. Despite possessing strong skills in areas of leadership, operations, and teamwork, veterans are not always aware of the available career opportunities that utilize these skills. Business ownership is not only an opportunity for which veterans […]
Many veterans find the problem-solving skills and discipline they learned in the military are invaluable to entrepreneurial jobs. In fact, plenty of today’s recent military retirees are starting their own small businesses. Veterans who have served in recent military conflicts may find more satisfaction in being the boss as they transition into civilian life.
In recent months, employers have begun to gain confidence in the economy after five years of recession and slow, unsteady recovery. Since the start of 2012, improving job prospects seem to finally be effecting hiring in a noticeable way. For recent students graduating from bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, the chances of quickly entering into […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Veterans bring valuable skills and work habits to the civilian job market. According to Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., the training and experience individuals gain while serving in the military can qualify them to enter many good-paying, high-growth civilian jobs.
Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 21, 2012) – Mac Tools, a leading automotive tool manufacturer, is pleased to announce a new incentive program to help veterans begin a new career after their service in the military has concluded. Recognized by the International Franchise Association’s Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative (VetFran), the new program offers vets or their spouse […]
According to a November 2011 article by Business week young veterans between the ages of 18-24 had the highest rate of unemployment when compared against veterans of other age groups. Part of the problem may be our Federal minimum wage has been stagnant at just $7.25 per hour which would not cover the basic needs […]