Hannah Rudstam, employment expert and senior extension associate with Cornell University’s ILR School, discusses the persistent high unemployment rate among returning veterans and recent data that shows the situation for some veterans improving.
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.
New York, NY, (September 19, 2012) While McKinsey & Company is the tech consulting firm with the strongest reputation among consultants, it’s Booz & Company that provides its employees with the most on-the-job satisfaction, according to the latest Vault.com Top Tech Consulting Rankings for 2013.
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.
General Electric (GE: 18.79, -0.15, -0.79%) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM: 37.63, -0.29, -0.76%) both unveiled plans on Monday to hire thousands of U.S. veterans as part of efforts to expand domestically and spark innovation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in December pushed the U.S. unemployment rate to its lowest level in nearly three years, giving the economy a boost at the end of 2011. The Labor Department said Friday that employers added a net 200,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent, the lowest since February 2009. The rate has […]
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to host Nov. 9 press call on partnership with Microsoft to reduce unemployment among veterans WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will host a press call today with Curt Kolcun, vice president, Microsoft Corp.’s U.S. Public Sector, to announce a new partnership to provide veterans with e-learning resources […]