Veterans starting their own business

5 Money Tips for Veterans Starting a Business

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.

Veteran Graduates Looking For Work

Improving Job Prospects for Grads

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 […]

MAC Tools

Mac Tools Offers Veterans Discounted Franchisee Program

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 […]

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM Launches Free Military-Veteran Hiring Toolkit for Employers

Alexandria, Va. – April 30, 2012 – A free military-veteran hiring toolkit designed to guide civilian employers in recruiting veterans launched today during the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) talent management conference being held just outside of Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future

Six fields offer the most job security for employees

During rough economic times, workers experience multiple levels of stress related to layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts and myriad other issues. Most employees just want to ensure their jobs are secure. Laurence Shatkin, in his new book 150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future, details the most secure occupations and fields: computer systems design, educational services, government, health […]