The theme of this year’s conference is “Hiring our Nation’s Heroes” and aims to convene prominent government, military, and industry leaders and their human resource professionals who are committed to hiring and supporting wounded warriors.
Booths are available for non-profit organizations and businesses offering services specifically designed to support veterans WHITTIER, CALIF., NOVEMBER 1, 2011 — Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary today issued a call for participation for its Veterans Resource Fair, to be held March 24, 2012. The one-day event is designed to provide information, support, and services […]
Finding and obtaining any job with the federal government can be a tough task, but how do you know which are the most promising positions to seek? Laurence Shatkin’s new book, 150 Best Federal Jobs, breaks down the top federal jobs into several categories, including demographics, career clusters, geography and personality type.
The Washington Redskins, GlaxoSmithKline and other Redskins health and wellness partner organizations will host the fourth annual Timeout for Veterans and Military Health event that will help veterans tackle chronic diseases by offering free health screenings on Saturday, Oct. 29 at FedExField.
Washington, D.C., – Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour has a list full of firsts: First African-American female combat pilot, first African-American female motorcycle cop for the Nashville Police Department, and one of the only women to have played professional football. And now, “FlyGirl,” the recipient of a presidential nomination, will take on another first: launching her new […]
Businesses from across Los Angeles and Ventura Counties will come together in Woodland Hills on Thursday, October 27, to participate in the 6th annual largest regional job fair aimed at helping returning war veterans, National Guard members, and reservists who are in need of finding employment as they return to the San Fernando Valley community.
VETS2012 brings government agencies, industry leaders and Veteran entrepreneurs together in a small, intimate forum to discuss issues affecting Veteran-owned companies. “Can doing business with the government be frustrating, difficult and tedious? You bet.” “Is it worth the trouble? Absolutely, and here is what you need to know…”
(Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday proposed $120 million in new tax credits for businesses that hire U.S. veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan at a time of stubbornly high unemployment at home. During a visit to Washington’s Navy Yard, Obama unveiled a “reverse boot camp” program to help soldiers return to civilian life and set […]
US Labor Department announces more than $5.4 million in job training grants to benefit homeless veterans WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced 23 grants totaling $5,436,148 million to provide homeless veterans with job training aimed at helping them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded by the department’s Veterans’ Employment and […]
US Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service assistant secretary to speak at veterans hiring fair in Culver City, Calif., on July 10 Assistant Secretary Raymond Jefferson to greet Duke and Duchess of Cambridge WASHINGTON – Raymond Jefferson, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, will deliver remarks on […]
U.S. Department of Labor extends comment period on proposed rule to increase employment of protected veterans among federal contractors Interested parties may submit comments through July 11 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced a 14-day extension of the comment period for its proposed rule to revise regulations […]
VA Hosts Veteran Small Business Conference in New Orleans Supports Veteran-Owned Businesses and Helps Them Compete for Federal Contracts WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs will host the upcoming National Veterans Small Business Conference and Expo, Aug.15-18 in New Orleans. It will be the largest nationwide conference of its kind focused on helping Veteran-owned […]