Construction industry pledges to hire more than 100,000 veterans in announcement with Joining Forces and US Labor Department WASHINGTON – In an announcement today at A National Symposium: Veterans’ Employment in Construction, hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor and Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez celebrated a […]
Today is the first Friday of the month … meaning the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics data has been released. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your information/use. Veteran unemployment rate remained lower than the non-veteran unemployment rate for the 10th consecutive month.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the February 2013 data on unemployment among military veterans March 8. The overall unemployment rate dropped significantly from January, 7.6 percent to 6.9 percent. The February rate was little changed from the February 2012 rate of 7 percent.
Four of the largest U.S. manufacturers on Monday unveiled plans for a new group committed to train military veterans to work in the manufacturing sector.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — JIST Publishing recently released a new, print edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013–2014. This extensive reference provides interesting and thorough descriptions for more than 300 jobs. It also features exclusive bonus content that is not available on the government’s website.
Teams who join by June 30 eligible for up to $12,000 in sign-on bonus incentives GREEN BAY, Wis. – (May 1, 2012) – Schneider National, one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers, is now offering significant sign-on bonuses to both company and owner-operator teams who are hired before June 30, 2012.
Gov. Scott Walker, High-Ranking Military Officials Visit Schneider National to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Company’s Formal Military Recruitment Program Company Announces Plans to Hire 650 Military Members Throughout the Country in 2012 GREEN BAY, Wis. – April 4, 2012 – In 1935 Schneider National was founded by longtime National Guardsman Al Schneider. Shortly thereafter, Schneider recruited […]
STEM careers—those that focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics—require special skills, and many of the workers in these fields are highly skilled in their areas.
Unemployment numbers are down, but there are 220,000 military veterans who are still looking for work. Though these vets are having a tough time finding jobs, they’re actually well equipped to work in the tech sector — many vets are skilled in computer security, SQL and troubleshooting.