The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM Launches Free Military-Veteran Hiring Toolkit for Employers

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.

Comcast

Comcast Among Top 10 Companies for Vets

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

New Grants to Assist Homeless Veterans

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.

CiCi's Pizza

CiCI’s Pizza Expands Veteran Franchises

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. […]

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

VA to Host Job Fair for Mid-Atlantic Veterans

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 […]

Chad Sowash, VP of DirectEmployers, and veteran

Why Should I Hire Veterans?

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.