White House Makes Push for Veterans in High Tech Jobs

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The face of technology is about to change- literally. Last week, the White House announced an initiative to bolster the presence of veterans in the IT sector, a move welcome by both sides of the political isle. Details are forthcoming, Continue reading White House Makes Push for Veterans in High Tech Jobs

Making Your Military Skills Work in the Civilian Job Market

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For many vets transferring from a military career into a civilian one can prove challenging. One reason for this is you may not realize that the numerous skills you acquired during your service actually make you a highly marketable civilian Continue reading Making Your Military Skills Work in the Civilian Job Market

Top Five Tips for Making Your M2C Profile Standout

You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top Five Tips for Making Your M2C Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

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According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

The Struggle to Turn Military Skills into Civilian Jobs

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The U.S. military provides high-level training for those in active service, but once their service ends, veterans are finding that this training doesn’t always lend itself to landing a civilian job. Even though the federal government is investing billions of Continue reading The Struggle to Turn Military Skills into Civilian Jobs

Top 15 Employers for Veterans

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Veteran unemployment continues to be an issue in our country, especially for those who have served since 2001, known as Gulf War-era II veterans.  According to data released last month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while on its way Continue reading Top 15 Employers for Veterans

The Meaning Behind Veterans Day

While many of us realize that Veterans Day, on November 11, 2013, is a day designated to honor our nation’s Veterans, very few realize the historical significance behind the day. Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day and marked the end Continue reading The Meaning Behind Veterans Day

Public and Private Efforts Shift the Dial On Veteran Unemployment

A recent article published in the Los Angeles Times brings exciting news for veterans.  There is hope that federal unemployment relief efforts and corporate incentives have begun to shift the dial on veteran unemployment.  Recent statistics show that the gap Continue reading Public and Private Efforts Shift the Dial On Veteran Unemployment

$29 Million Grant To Assist Veterans With Reintegration

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of May 2013, there are more than 744,00 unemployed veterans in the U.S. In an effort to combat high veteran unemployment, the U.S. Department of Labor announced recent plans to give nearly Continue reading $29 Million Grant To Assist Veterans With Reintegration

The Impact of DOMA Ruling On Service Members

Veteran Affairs (VA) is undergoing analysis to determine how the Supreme Court’s historic decision to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will impact the 17,000 LGBT service members and veterans.  The Supreme Court’s decision means that federal benefits that Continue reading The Impact of DOMA Ruling On Service Members