In addition to his high speed maglev railroad design, Lee Wanta has a plan to construct a canal from the Gulf to the Pacific Ocean along the border between the USA and Mexico.
The unemployment rate for American veterans fell to the lowest level in seven years in 2015, a reflection of an improving jobs market alongside programs to put servicemen and women to work.
Donald Trump has pledged to bring jobs back to the U.S. from overseas, but if elected president the Republican frontrunner might send thousands of American defense jobs to Europe.
President Obama focused his Veterans Day remarks on the growing ranks of former troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan and are now searching for new ways to serve their country at home.
The NCHV NVTAC is hosting the webinar “Providing Reasonable Accomodations to Employees with Disabilities”.
Many veterans returning to the U.S. from stints overseas have years of job experience under their belts, yet they feel daunted by the challenges of making the transition into the civilian workforce.
America has been held captive by the policies of OPEC. We have seen fluctuating prices at the pump escalate in recent years to as much as $5.00/gal.
When technical colleges were constructed with a “get in, get out, get a job” mentality, there wasn’t much room left for gathering places.
Federal grants announced this month totaling $2.6 million to help homeless veterans in Southern Nevada don’t solve the problem to transition the vets into jobs that will keep them off the streets, according to James Cappello, a Chicago investor and manager for a new-concept project for homeless vets.
Almost every day, Enrique Martinez is approached by military veterans seeking employment.
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.
Army veteran Tim Koester hopes proposed state legislation making it easier for veterans to get college credit for their military experience will help others avoid the problems he encountered.
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.
Jeffery Adams hoped to live off the retirement benefits he earned after a 30-year career of active-duty and reserve life in the U.S. Army.
The Schultz Family Foundation announced a $30 million commitment to help America’s veterans overcome the challenges of returning to civilian life and maximize their skills for America’s businesses and communities.
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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.
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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.
VA’s Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans between 35 and 60 years old.
Ten years after he fought in the invasion of Iraq, Army veteran Joe Krulder of Massapequa was still fighting for his life here at home.
“All that was necessary was to, literally, fool most of world. That and intimidate the rest. All people had to do was “To Believe;” or, at least not speak up….”
Veteran Paul Gawley of Downers Grove worked for years in construction management after serving with the Naval Construction Battalion at the end of the Vietnam War.
The Veterans Opportunity to Work program, which was implemented last year, is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, which provides instructors.
VeteransToday.com supports and urges adoption of the ‘Putting Our Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013’, which is intended to reauthorize the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011
The latest jobs report underwhelmed. Economist David Rosenberg said “classic measures of employment dispersion or breadth receded significantly.”
Chair of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, welcomed colleagues today urging a bipartisan approach to issues pertinent to small business.
oaring unemployment that has bedeviled Iraq- and Afghanistan-era veterans for five years has finally reversed.