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‘PAVE’ program helps vets with spinal injuries find jobs

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A vocational assistance program called PAVE, (Paving Access for Veterans Employment), helps vets with spinal cord injuries get work. Continue reading

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El Paso County job fair organizers want 1,000 vets hired

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As the country took the day to thank U.S. veterans on Monday, Workforce Solutions is preparing to help about 1,000 veterans in the El Paso area find jobs. U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, joined Workforce Solutions on Veterans Day … Continue reading

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‘Vets in Tech’ expands its work helping veterans find tech jobs

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Katherine Webster is a Bay Area technology veteran with a career that includes 16 years at Sun Microsystems. But when she looked around her industry, she didn’t see anyone throwing out the welcome mat for military … Continue reading

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States launch programs to help veterans find jobs

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The overall unemployment rate for veterans is steadily declining, but veterans are having better luck landing work in Virginia and Texas than they are in California and New Jersey. The jobless rate for the youngest veterans remains stubbornly high. Infographic: … Continue reading

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From military to police force: A natural transition?

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Unlike many veterans who leave military service with no idea where their next job is coming from, Star Cazador had it all figured out — what she would do, where she would do it, and how much she would like … Continue reading

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Siemens launches job training program for veterans

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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 reading

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First lady praises Maryland bill meant to help veterans

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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 reading

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Programs can help veterans start businesses

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What hasn’t been discussed much is veterans creating their own jobs through entrepreneurship. Continue reading

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New Mexico to hire military veterans to fight wildfires

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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 reading

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Hiring Our Heroes veteran job fair set for Dayton

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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 reading

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