August 2014 Diversity Jobs Index: Are Veteran Employees America’s Best-Kept Secret?

In this month’s DJR, we shift the focus to veterans. Can understanding how the Federal Government has implemented workforce diversity initiatives offer the private sector new insights? This month we highlight the employment situation for veterans and hone in on why Continue reading August 2014 Diversity Jobs Index: Are Veteran Employees America’s Best-Kept Secret?

Simple Tips To Make Job Search Easier For Vets

According to a recent article in a human resources publication, veteran unemployment still remains slightly above the national average.  While unemployment for post-9/11 veterans has certainly come down from its 2012 average of 9.9 percent, it is still hovering at Continue reading Simple Tips To Make Job Search Easier For Vets

$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 Veterans Employment Transition Act: Starting To Affect Real Change

The two Montana U.S. Senators who introduced the Veterans Employment Transition Act in January to address unemployment among veterans are now evaluating its overall effectiveness.  Encouraging statistics have shown that unemployment for post-9/11 veterans has fallen from 12.3 percent one Continue reading The Veterans Employment Transition Act: Starting To Affect Real Change