The employment rate for post 9-11 veterans stood at 9% last year—a statistic much worse than the overall jobless rate. Such numbers highlight the need to match up employers with highly skilled veterans.
For the fourth year in a row, veterans are having a harder time than non-veterans finding jobs, though the percentage of recent veterans unable to find work is in decline, according to a report released Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
At today’s anniversary celebration of Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced the launch of a new integrated employment tool to connect veterans and service members with employers, and to help translate military skills into the civilian workforce.
Braulio Castillo, the president of IT contractor Strong Castle, was arrested April 1 by Loudoun County, Virginia authorities and charged with first degree murder in the death of his estranged wife, Michelle.
Despite an improving economy, U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are still having difficulty finding jobs – and their unemployment rate of just under 10 percent is considerably higher than the national average.
Job-seeking veterans face challenges in obtaining employment. Job search self-efficacy moderated relationships between perceptions of employer stereotypic beliefs and job search effort and intensity. Individual goal orientation affected engagement in concealing or avoiding identity management strategies. Implications for veterans seeking employment and employers are discussed.
Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), a consortium of major banks including Citi, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs, is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the third annual Veteran Employment Symposium and Resource Fair on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Goldman Sachs’ headquarters in New York City.
Is it called “The American Dream” because you have to be asleep to believe it? Comedian George Carlin once said “so We Americans have lost a lot in the past 25 years… you can mark the beginning of our losses to the beginning of the Presidency of George Herbert Walker Bush
The Southfield Veterans’ Commission, in partnership The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and lead sponsor University of Phoenix, will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Southfield,” a job fair for all veterans and military spouses on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Southfield Pavilion located at 26000 Evergreen Road.
Veterans are all too familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The U.S. voters have shown they don’t recognize a PTSD mindset that set into the citizenry since 911 and the collapse of the economy in 2007-2008.
he Employment Situation of Veterans in America is issued by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) on the first Friday of each month, and represents the month-to-month change in the employment situation of America’s veterans.
Is Anyone Surprised? By Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall BP’s massive 2010 Gulf oil spill virtually destroyed the Gulf of Mexico economy. Fisheries, tourist-related enterprises, and the businesses dependent on them went belly-up in the hundreds of thousands. Yet as business owners quickly found, the only way they could get compensation for losing […]
Instead of a worldwide War on Terror based on illusory fears we, as a society, must institute a worldwide War on Poverty (the feeding ground of social unrest and revolt) and in the process reinforce our innate desire of altruism and social cooperation versus separation and social deprivation.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev., has been awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (FA8637 13 D 6003) to provide both an advanced aircrew trainer and a light air support aircraft to establish air combat capability for allied countries under the Building Partnership Capacity program.