Alexandria, Va. – April 30, 2012 – A free military-veteran hiring toolkit designed to guide civilian employers in recruiting veterans launched today during the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) talent management conference being held just outside of Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 11, 2012 – For the sixth consecutive year, Comcast Corporation, (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, has been honored as one of the top 10 U.S. corporations for doing business with companies owned by military veterans. The National Veteran-Owned Business […]
US Department of Labor announces $15 million in grants to assist approximately 9,000 homeless veterans WASHINGTON–The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of $15 million in grants through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program to provide job training services to help homeless veterans succeed in civilian careers.
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on today’s release of 2011 unemployment data on veterans by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
CiCi’s Pizza Launches Patriot Program to Expand Veteran Franchise Ownership Pizza Buffet Leader Unveils One of the Industry’s Most Extensive Programs Benefitting U.S. Veterans COPPELL, Texas, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CiCi’s Pizza, home of the custom pizza buffet starting at $4.99, announced today the launch of the CiCi’s Patriot Program to offer veterans a path to business ownership. […]
LOS ANGELES, CA., Jan., 25 – VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLA) in collaboration with New Directions Inc. (NDI) and A Community of Friends (ACOF) will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center (SACC) buildings 4 and 5, on Friday, February 3, 2012 starting at 11:00 am. Buildings 4 and 5 will provide supportive and therapeutic […]
Federal Agencies, Private Sector Companies Partner to Hire Veterans on the Spot (Washington, DC) – As part of the Joining Forces initiative, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will host a major Veteran-focused career fair and exposition with thousands of public and private sector real-time hiring opportunities for Veterans. Hiring managers and career coaches from […]
US Labor Department seeks to improve job opportunities for Americans with disabilities by setting historic hiring goal for federal contractors and subcontractors WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing a new rule that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to set a hiring goal of having 7 percent of their workforces be people with […]
Initiative Supported by $300,000 Gift from Goldman Sachs Gives On Veterans Day, November 11, 2011, The Hadley School for the Blind, an international distance education school based in Winnetka, Ill., will announce the launch of a new Blinded Veterans Initiative.
Jim Stroud of the job-blog ResumeBear.com interviews Chad Sowash, VP of Business Development for DirectEmployers and U.S. Army Sergeant First Class, on the many benefits of hiring veterans and what they have to offer in the workplace in terms of discipline, skills, and abilities imbued to them by their military service.