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.
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 […]
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 27 September, 2011 – Reimbursement of IEEE Computer Society software development certifications has been expanded for veterans under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Under the bill, veterans are eligible for 100 percent reimbursement of the US $395 cost of taking the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) exam for entry-level developers and the $495 […]
A new effort aimed at helping U.S. veterans make the transition from the armed forces to the civilian workforce was launched today by IT trade association CompTIA. The Troops to Tech Careers initiative is designed to streamline the military-to-civilian transition through targeted training, credentialing and job placement assistance.
Last month, the White House launched an initiative, “Joining Forces,” to support and honor America’s service members and their families. Employment is one of the key components to this initiative, which is supported by organizations ranging from Sesame Street to the Siemens Corporation. Joining Forces will focus on both job availability for soldiers transitioning from […]