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.
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 […]