Veterans transitioning back to civilian life need a lot of support in their first few months of job-hunting. If you’re planning to find a new job, it’s not going to be easy – but you absolutely stand a chance at facing this challenge.
When it comes time to put your uniform away and begin transitioning into civilian life after years of military service, you may be feeling confident about your job prospects. After all, the military taught you a variety of valuable skills, including leadership and how to be a team player.You would be an asset to any employer. […]
When returning to civilian life, veterans want to increase their odds of success in the workforce. One of the best ways to do that is by choosing a career path and training that best suits their skills and interests. There are some inherent skills that are taught in the military – including discipline and teamwork […]
Recently I met with the Federal Aviation Administration senior leadership – they plan to hire over 600 new Air Traffic Control Specialists … and want as many of them as possible to be Veterans.
$5 MILLION WALMART FOUNDATION GRANT HELPS GOODWILL® GROW JOBS PROGRAM FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES Operation: GoodJobs Learns from Pilot Program and Expands to Four States with High Concentrations of Veterans ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Walmart Foundation has granted $5 million to Goodwill Industries International to expand Operation: GoodJobs, an initiative that equips military veterans and […]
Budget includes support for job training, veterans, safer workplaces WASHINGTON – Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris today released the U.S. Department of Labor’s fiscal year 2014 budget request, which supports President Obama’s plan to strengthen the economy and grow the middle class through continued investments in training and resources for job seekers.
In recent months, employers have begun to gain confidence in the economy after five years of recession and slow, unsteady recovery. Since the start of 2012, improving job prospects seem to finally be effecting hiring in a noticeable way. For recent students graduating from bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, the chances of quickly entering into […]
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.
Yesterday, we paused to honor those who have served our country by making the ultimate sacrifice. We also celebrated the military personnel who have served in recent conflicts and those who continue to protect us as enlisted members. Unfortunately, too many of these American heroes are returning home unable to find employment to provide for […]
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.