What’s Your Plan B Post COVID?

With all the COVID 19 developments, What is your alternate plan for pursuing the next step in your career? Are you ready to make a pivot?    A perfectly planned road ahead. You decided the right track for your chosen field,  and made an exhaustive list of target companies to apply with. Then you applied […]

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Remote Work: Are You a Good Fit?

Finding and Getting a Remote Work Position    Increasingly, a larger number of  jobs can be done from beyond a fixed office or other work location these days and today’s veterans are able to capitalize on this they seek work in the civilian sector. What practices should professionals make use of to locate as well […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – November 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for November 2017 remained unchanged at 4.1% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for November 2017 increased from 2.7% to 4.0%.     Thanks to all of […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – October 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for October 2017 decreased from 4.2% to 4.1% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for October 2017 decreased from 3.0% to 2.7%.     Thanks to all […]

Department of Veterans Affairs

Forever GI Bill Update

As you know, the recent passage of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” enacts several changes to the GI Bill that will positively impact Veterans and their families. Some of the changes became effective the day the law was signed, some next fall, and some […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – September 2017 and 3rd Quarter 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  We have also included the 3rd quarter 2017 statistic report. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. The national unemployment rate for September 2017 decreased from 4.4% to 4.2% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for September […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – August 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for August 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for August 2017 increased from 3.5% to 3.7%.   Thanks to all […]

GI Bill

Forever GI Bill

The President just signed into law the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” named after the American Legion national commander who wrote the original GI Bill language in 1944. This legislation contains 34 new provisions, the vast majority of which will enhance or expand education […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – July 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for July 2017 decreased slightly from 4.4% to 4.3% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for July 2017 decreased from 3.7% to 3.5%.   Thanks to all […]