Tag Archives: Employment← Older posts May 8, 2013
A job training initiative is being offered in the Detroit area to help military veterans with engineering and manufacturing backgrounds transition to the civilian workforce. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Employment, Michigan, Siemens, training | Leave a comment April 18, 2013
First lady Michelle Obama praised a Maryland bill that helps veterans and their spouses find jobs, describing it Wednesday as one of the best laws in the country aimed at helping military personnel and their families. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Employment, Maryland, Michelle Obama | Leave a comment April 11, 2013
What hasn’t been discussed much is veterans creating their own jobs through entrepreneurship. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Business, Employment, entrepreneurship, VA | Leave a comment April 2, 2013
New Mexico plans to hire 40 military veterans to serve as firefighters during the upcoming wildfire season as part of a pilot program announced Monday by Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Employment, Hiring, New Mexico, Wildfire | Leave a comment March 20, 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Hiring Our Heroes program with “Hiring Our Heroes – Dayton,” a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Chamber of Commerce, Employment, Hiring Our Heroes, Ohio | Leave a comment February 28, 2013
The West Virginia Senate has proposed a bill that would give businesses a $900 tax credit for each economically disadvantaged veteran that they hire. Businesses would receive a larger tax credit for hiring disabled veterans.
Although veterans as a whole have a lower unemployment rate than the nation at large, younger veterans who served in the years following the Sept. 11 attacks are having a much harder time finding work. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Employment, Hiring, Jobs, training | Leave a comment February 4, 2013
Vermont veterans are going to have a new place to meet where they can work on creating or expanding small businesses.
When Anthony Vidales walked out of a lie detector test as part of his application process at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, he wanted to cry. He failed, he said, due to his irregular breathing from burn pit exposure in Iraq. As he battles unemployment and negative stereotypes about veterans, he’s also challenged by PTSD. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Employment, Iraq veteran, Jobs, Mental health, PTSD, Returning Veterans | Leave a comment January 17, 2013
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Gov. Phil Bryant wants to make it easier for veterans to get jobs when they leave the military and for the spouses of military members to get jobs when they transfer to Mississippi. Bryant signed a … Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Employment, Hire Mississippi Heroes, Mississippi, Phil Bryant | Leave a comment ← Older posts