Since 9/11, military veterans have experienced an unemployment rate about 50 percent higher than their predecessors, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Exactly why that discrepancy exists is hard to say.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has the lead for the federal government for securing civilian government computer systems, and works with industry and state, local, tribal and territorial governments to secure critical infrastructure and information systems. Below is the DHS Cyber Factsheet which provides an overview of DHS’ mission in protecting the nation’s cyber […]
AURORA, Colo. – April 11, 2012 – With the Iraq War over and the Afghanistan conflict winding down, military veterans face the transition back into civilian life. The industry posed to benefit most from the veterans’ skill set is the tech sector.
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.