Transitioning Veterans are slowly approaching a critical point in history whereas they may no longer be directly hirable by the private sector.Over our nation’s history, Veterans traditionally transitioned seamlessly from a role within the military to a civilian career of equal pay and responsibility.
Transitioning from military to civilian life and employment isn’t a piece of cake. If you’re a veteran and a job seeker, you know what I’m talking about. Have you been sending out your military resume and not getting any replies from employers? You’re not alone. A recent study found out that veterans list finding a job as the […]
Coming back from a tour can be tough, with its own challenges that we all know far too well. Finishing your duty and returning to a normal 9 to 5 can be even more difficult, particularly when surrounded by civilians instead of fellow veterans. Adjusting takes time, but here are 7 tips to try and […]
Veterans transitioning to civilian job market usually find the experience downright exasperating. Recruiters are at a loss when confronted with military resumes, which – even if impressive – don’t help veterans to find a niche for themselves on the market. Hiring managers don’t know how to categorize this kind of experience and as a result, […]
It’s always a good feeling to be surrounded by your family, safe and sound at home. Getting your ducks in order for your career transition may be somewhat tricky. You’re so used to the way you’ve been doing things, and now your landscape has drastically changed. Before you attempt to enter the civilian workforce, hit […]
I’m sure it’s been one wild ride over the last several years from basic to that homebound C-130. But now that you’ve stashed those Bellevilles in the closet, switching them for your trusty pair of Nikes, perhaps you’ve set your sights on a mission objective of your own: retooling with a few semesters of higher […]
Veterans make great entrepreneurs. In fact veterans own roughly 9% of all American firms and employ roughly six million people with a payroll of $210 billion. That’s just about the number of people who live in cities like Philadelphia, Boston, Detroit, or Dallas-Fort Worth. Their military training gave them focus, but it’s something inside them […]
At first glance, the recent reports on the employment of veterans make it seem like things are looking up. For example, the overall unemployment rate for all veterans dipped down to 6.6 percent this year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, post 9/11 veterans have a 50 percent greater unemployment rate than the […]
What are you doing January 7? We have plans for you… Join us for the day-long Women Veteran’s Conference to connect with national employers and non-profit organizations that provide valuable resources such as healthcare, education and career resources to women veterans.
On June 19 at 7 pm eastern Excelsior College will present “Veteran- and Military-Friendly Degrees,”the fourth episode of the Center for Military Education’s “You’re Back – What’s Next” webinar series for returning veterans.
The ‘Veterans to Technicians Program’ will create pathways for skilled former military technicians to become Audi-certified employees Demand for Audi Dealership technicians is expected to soar 112% by 2020 as the brand continues U.S. market growth The program was developed with CALIBRE Systems, Inc. to support Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs Veteran/military […]