The College of DuPage Veterans Services office recently celebrated the accomplishments of more than 100 veteran students who earned certificates and degrees during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Opportunity for Veterans to Learn Complementary & Alternative Healing Modalities in Safe Environment: Scholarships Available for Four Upcoming Retreats RHINEBECK, NY –According to the New York Times and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there has been an escalation in suicide and homelessness among veterans since the United States withdrew thousands of troops from Iraq in 2011. Today, […]
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.
Men and veterans struggling with issues of identity, purpose and societal expectations have a hard time getting the help they need.
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.
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, […]
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. […]
Clearing outstanding tickets and warrants This free workshop is open to any veteran in need of help with: Tickets for minor offenses (infractions) such as jaywalking, running a stop sign, etc. Failure to Appear charges & warrants stemming from tickets. We are unable to assist with parking tickets.
When a soldier returns home from time spent overseas, they may have a tough time sifting through the various resources available to them. While numerous organizations exist to help veterans readjust to civilian life, there are some more helpful for returning veterans striving to establish and build careers for themselves. Here are some of today’s […]
This Memorial Day, don’t forget about the veterans for whom this holiday was named. Many vets suffer from homelessness, inadequate health care, unemployment, and mental health issues including PTSD. We owe it to them to help them for all their sacrifice. The following organizations have contributed to the below infographic. Help them help our veterans.
Launches franchise giveaway contest that will award one deserving veteran a free franchise Realizing that returning servicemen and women are one of the fastest growing segments of the unemployed, FlipFlop Dogs, a new franchise concept in the nearly $53 billion pet industry that provides dog owners with the Alternative to Kenneling, has launched a Franchise […]