Benefits Behind Offering Internships to Veterans

Workology

Veterans have a higher rate of unemployment so special attention is warranted from schools and employers. Internships during college are a great way for these young veterans to obtain additional relevant workplace experience to add to their impressive military achievements. All veterans work hard to translate their military skills into meaningful experiences valued by civilian hiring managers. The thousands of veterans now on our college campuses are a different story.

Resumebear helping veterans entering the civilian workforce

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Yet many veterans struggle with finding employment in the civilian world. According to whitehouse.gov, as of October 2011, more than 850,000 veterans were unemployed. In addition, the jobless rate for post-9/11 veterans was 12.1 veterans to work for their organizations and that 14 percent are recruiting members of the National Guard. Yet, with more than 1 million service members projected to leave the military between 2011 and 2016, where can military veterans turn?

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Microsoft Announces Plan to Train Veterans for Tech Jobs

Resume Bear

The Microsoft Software & Systems Academy aims to offer America’s veterans the opportunity for new careers in the growing technology field. “Our veterans have the talent and training to succeed in any workplace, and the technology industry is a particularly great fit. This new program demonstrates that more employers see the value of what veterans offer, especially in jobs that require hard work and collaboration.”

VIDEO – Why should I hire veterans?

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips VIDEO – Why should I hire veterans? After catching up over ole times, we began discussing the recruiting world in general and veterans in particular. Veterans should rank very high on any employer’s hiring list.

Veterans Build A Foundation For Success At Power Home Remodeling Group

Career Realism

I noticed our camaraderie [at Power] was the closest thing I found in corporate America that matched the Marine Corps," Hansen says. Both Hansen and company leadership had wanted to start a veterans program for awhile and realized that with a strong company culture already in place, the time was finally right. In 2016, the exterior home remodeling company launched the Power Veterans Initiative.

Sears Announces Inaugural Invite A Veteran To Work Day

Resume Bear

Sears Holdings Corporation announced today that leading up to Veterans Day the company will host its inaugural “Invite A Veteran to Work Day” on Wednesday, Nov. “We recognize the key role the veteran community plays in the workforce as evidenced by our 30,000 veteran associates, many of whom are still serving in the National Guard and the Reserve forces,” said Sherry Nolan-Schultz, vice president, talent acquisition and diversity, Sears Holdings.

US Chamber Foundation and Goodwill Partner to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

Resume Bear

Goodwill’s Targeted Job Training and Career Services to Be Offered to Veterans and Military Spouses at Dozens of Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs Nationwide. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Goodwill Industries announced today a collaborative effort to offer comprehensive vocational services to veterans and military spouses who participate in Hiring Our Heroes job fairs and programs. Jobs for Veterans Veterans

VIDEO – Why should I hire veterans? | Resumebear Online Resume

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ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips VIDEO – Why should I hire veterans? After catching up over ole times, we began discussing the recruiting world in general and veterans in particular. Veterans should rank very high on any employer’s hiring list.

10 Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans

Career Realism

Many of them shared helpful job search resources for veterans. Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans. Veteran Recruiting/VetFriendly. VetFriendly was created to make it easy for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses to see who is hiring in the industries they are most interested in. Through March 31, 2013, 20,200 veterans and military spouses had obtained jobs. Hire Veterans. Military Veterans Must Network When Job Searching.

VetJobs: A Job Board Just for Veterans and Their Families

Career Solvers

Founded in 1999, Veterans of Foreign Wars-sponsored VetJobs has grown to be the leading military-related job board on the Internet. Since 1999 veterans worldwide have found quality jobs with the thousands of employers who use VetJobs to reach the veteran market. There is no charge for veterans or their family members to use VetJobs. There are 21 million veterans in the United States, of which 11.6 11, 1999, Veterans Day.

4 Things Veterans Need In A Company To Succeed

Career Realism

Military veterans often bring a high level of leadership and a number of transferable skills that can help any company succeed. As a veteran, it’s important that the company helps you succeed, too. Companies like Amtrak realize that you bring a lot to the table, as President and CEO (a Vietnam Veteran himself!) Boardman describes, “The leadership, reliability, and high-tech skills veterans bring to the job are a great resource.”. Amtrak, Veteran Team Members.

What Is Your Recommendation for the Children?

Resume Bear

We will be charging employers just $99 per post, per city, and we will be donating $25 of that fee to help veterans find jobs. America children's charities resumebearResumeBear’s new state-of-the-art job board is going live soon, and we are really excited about this new chapter in ResumeBear’s story. We would like to donate another $25 of that fee to help children with life threatening diseases, but there are so many wonderful organizations, we don’t know where to begin!

Hiring Managers: Are You Supporting Vets?

Water Cooler Wisdom

In a recent Prudential Financial and IAVA survey published on  Military.com 1 , two-thirds of veterans said they faced a difficult transition to civilian life, partly because they speak a different language than the business leaders hiring them. Tom Tarantino, chief policy officer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, said that we aren’t doing a good enough job of training people leaving the military to look for work. “It’s

Hiring Managers: Are You Supporting Vets?

Water Cooler Wisdom

In a recent Prudential Financial and IAVA survey published on  Military.com 1 , two-thirds of veterans said they faced a difficult transition to civilian life, partly because they speak a different language than the business leaders hiring them. Tom Tarantino, chief policy officer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, said that we aren’t doing a good enough job of training people leaving the military to look for work. “It’s

Are Your Employees Ready for Democracy?

The HR Capitalist

That''s what I call a Veteran''s Day-related HR Capitalist post title. It''s Veteran''s Day. Bullish on the ability to launch planes from America and go anywhere on the globe? On Veteran''s Day, we''ll see countless stories of the sacrifice our soldiers make when we deploy them to foreign lands. I''m hawkish when it comes to the military. A Grandpa I never knew died over Germany in WWII when the Super-Fortress he served on got shot down.

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Deloitte Says It’s Time To End Affinity Groups

Evil HR Lady

With diversity progress stalling in parts of corporate America, Deloitte is beginning to shift away from traditional approaches built around gender, race, or sexual orientation and instead working to get a broader buy-in, particularly from white males. Over the next 18 months the company will also phase out Globe, which supports gay employees, and groups focused solely on veterans or minority employees. Does your company have a bunch of “affinity” groups ?

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Rebuilding Your Career After Being Fired or Laid Off

Ms. Career Girl

You live in America, a country that employs 155,000 million workers so there is always something out there for those want to work and who follow the process for finding employment. And workers in America will change jobs six times during their working years. In America, jobs are always available for workers who know what they want and know how to implement a job hunting plan. Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Careers. It comes when you least expect it.

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HBO Acquires "Very Semi-Serious," the New Yorker Cartoonists Documentary

Ms. Career Girl

From veterans to aspiring new comers--a changing demographic from an all white, chronologically-gifted male group--the work is an equal-opportunity passion motivated by an array of experiences. Mankoff has an open door policy on Tuesday mornings in the lounge, where veteran and aspiring cartoonists mingle. Decades after America's tragedy of 911, the New Yorker has moved from Times Square to One World Trade Center.

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Challenge to Fortune 500 CEO’s Hire More People with Disabilities in 2013

Resume Bear

Now celebrating its 30 th anniversary, NOD promotes the full participation of America’s 56 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life. ” Glazer notes that America is facing an impending workforce crisis as Baby Boomers age and retire. population will be aged 65 and older, and America will need millions of new workers to take the place of retirees in the workforce.

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My Week at the NBA Summer League In Las Vegas, Part 1 (Featuring Lessons on Talent)

The HR Capitalist

If NBA veterans are the best 450 players in the world, what we saw is 451-1500, and the differences are pretty small between spots 350 to 450 in the NBA and the better players in the summer league. At the end of the day, Sexton will get lots of minutes in a post apocalyptic Cleveland and Holliday will go to the bench behind veteran guards on a good Indiana team and remain an affordable asset.

What are the Biggest Investment Banking Moves in 2018?

Imarticus Learning

Large banks like Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and UBS have all undergone a complete revamp when it comes to their power structures. Bliss is a veteran of Healthcare Investment Banking , with 12 years of experience. 2018 has been an unprecedented year, at least in the past decade. Many large moves have taken place in the field of Investment Banking , as corroborated by various top officials from Wall Street.

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How Long Should a Federal Resume Be?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Federal resumes are meant to be used for applying to any Federal position within the United States of America. Last 4-digits of your social security number Country of citizenship If applicable, your eligibility for Veteran’s Preference.

Ford to Hire 2,200 Salaried Workers in the U.S. This Year

Resume Bear

“Our One Ford plan is designed to create profitable growth, and our new hiring is a direct result of our plan working,” said Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas. The company also is stepping up its recruiting efforts to reach military veterans. manufacturing operations in line with our aggressive new product introductions – and to create more jobs,” said Jim Tetreault, Ford vice president of North America Manufacturing.

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50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations

Workology

24. Michelin North America Inc. . 25. Department of Veterans Affairs-Veterans Health Administration. While the Millennial workforce is now the majority age demographic and candidate pool at your workplace, all employees bring different skills, experiences and benefits with them to the table as employees especially the older and more experience group of your employee population.

AGING 2.0 Hosts #30in30in30 in Philadelphia

Ms. Career Girl

Veteran Landscape designer Michael Cooke, founder of Hortus America in Williamsburg, Virginia, asks the question, “Can we do better as a profession designing gardens for the physically handicapped and cognitive disabled population?” The post AGING 2.0 Hosts #30in30in30 in Philadelphia appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Aging 2.0, the global network of visionaries bringing forth life-changing innovations to older adults, hosts #30in30in30 (30 pitch events in 30 cities in 30 days).

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

CareerPro Inc CareerPro Inc has been in service for 28 years and is both veteran and family owned. Known as the Windy City, Chicago is the third most populous city in America. Best Career Coaches in Your City. Career coaches have become more and more common in recent years.

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Representative from Hawaii and Army veteran who went on several deployments to the Mideast. Guiding the academic, social and moral development of K-12 students is one the most powerful jobs in America. SUBJECT: Work responsibly. It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling.

COMIC – The Resume Bear is Homeless

Resume Bear

Share Comics careers , comic , Homeless , job hunting , jobs , Julian , Refuge , resume VIDEO – Why should I hire veterans? ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips COMIC – The Resume Bear is Homeless 30. Aug, 2010 0 Comments Julian is unemployed and forced to take refuge in the woods.

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What Does Corporate Diversity Really Mean?

Workology

” It’s not something that is required by law but something much of corporate America practices on their own and thus is not regulated or standardized. It goes beyond race, gender, ability/disability or veteran status. This blog is part 3 in my what is affirmative action series. In part 1, I defined affirmative action. In part 2, I took it the definition of affirmative action a step further. In part 3, we are focusing on corporate diversity and what does it really mean?

My Week at the NBA Summer League In Las Vegas, Part 2 (Featuring Lessons on Talent)

The HR Capitalist

Rudy Gobert is just out of this frame in the longest pair of pink slacks in North America. His veteran teammates have decided to love him from courtside. Went to Vegas this week with a few bloggers of note - Steve Boese, Tim Sackett and Matt Stollak. Our destination had a nerd quality to it - The NBA Summer League, where professional basketball hopefuls convene to prove they have what it takes to be one of 450 players who play in the best hoops league in the world.

19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings

Workology

Veteran Jobs Gateway. A job search community for American military veterans – offers networking opportunities, job boards, and comprehensive online resources for job-hunting. Resume-Library is America’s leading independent job site dedicated to helping candidates find their dream career and supporting recruiters in sourcing the right talent for their vacancies. Job Boards Remain Great Candidate Source for Recruiters.

9 Biggest Excuses Holding You Back From Your Dream Job

Career Realism

Everyday, Corporate America and the news media tell 55 year-olds that their time is up. Veterans have something young bucks don’t have, which is experience. Veterans shouldn’t feel bad though because young people aren’t doing these things either. Everybody wants the dream job, but most people have nothing but excuses to validate why they’re still at a dead-end job. Related: 6 Ways 99% Of People Are Destroying Their Careers.

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Top 5 Things To Do Before An Online Career Fair

Career Realism

Related: 4 Things Veterans Need In A Company To Succeed. An employer recognized for its hiring efforts with Veterans, achievements in diversity, and a member of Forbes magazine’s first-ever America’s Best Employers 2015 , Amtrak is excited to welcome new applicants and candidates to its online career fairs. Career fairs are a great way to learn more about companies and discover your next employer.

2015 87

5 Things Possessed By Successful Women In IT

Career Realism

Related: 4 Things Veterans Need In A Company To Succeed. America’s Railroad® was recently recognized for workplace excellence by earning a spot in Forbes magazine’s first-ever America’s Best Employers 2015. With organizations and communities dedicated to supporting women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) careers, the opportunities for women to break into the IT field are increasingly plentiful.

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“Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters” breaks 1 million mark.

Guerrilla Job Hunting

If you're job-hunting, you’ll be grateful to learn the tips and tricks of these two seasoned veterans.   Our Guerrilla Job Search methods have already passed the test in some of the toughest cities in America, like Detroit where one man landed a 6-figure job just 8 days after hearing us speak.   Imagine if everybody in America had this information.  Yesterday Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters surpassed the 1 million mark. 

11 Commandments For Smart Negotiating

Resume Bear

Even though the current economic climate has produced a “seller’s market&# in employment opportunities, The Information Technology Association of America reports shortages of web experts and other information-technology specialists, and similar shortages are cropping up in other industries as well. Veterans should rank very high on any employer’s hiring list.

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Jim Carry demonstrating why ordinary job search coaches drive me nuts!

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  Well, that probably explains why the average job search in America is 34.2   I know, he's a veteran headhunter and retired Navy Seal [though he denies that publicly], with a down home country drawl that'll drive moost "easterners" crazy, but what a track record of success.  Few things is life bother me as much as “job search coaches”. 

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“Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters” breaks 1 million mark.

Guerrilla Job Hunting

If you're job-hunting, you’ll be grateful to learn the tips and tricks of these two seasoned veterans.   Our Guerrilla Job Search methods have already passed the test in some of the toughest cities in America, like Detroit where one man landed a 6-figure job just 8 days after hearing us speak.   Imagine if everybody in America had this information.  Yesterday Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters surpassed the 1 million mark. 

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Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

In the entry, she uses both text and video to give veterans useful advice. Anita Bruzzese is “America’s favorite workplace columnist”and shares essential tips for how to do freelance right. With the economy down and the world in crisis, the only thing sure to be consistent is unemployment. Lay-offs, contract non-renewal, and outright firings are as common today as ever, and everyone goes through it at least once.

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College Career Centers Are Challenged in Preparing Students for Work

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Many administrations view them purely as immediate “placement centers” and marginalize their role in shaping America’s future talent pool.  An incredible 85 percent of directors feel that they are not as effective in helping diverse populations such as adult students, international students, disabled students, minority students, and veteran students land jobs and prepare for successful careers. The skills gap is getting wider.

2012 57

Important Decision To Make? Here Are 4 Questions To Ask Yourself

Career Realism

Jennifer has also lead, managed, and mentored teams across North America. a non-profit that helps military veterans transition back to civilian life and work. Important Decision To Make? Here Are 4 Questions To Ask Yourself. CAREEREALISM. Everyday we need to make multiple decisions – and some are more important than others. Coffee or tea? Stay on the road or take the next exit? Wear the black boots or red heels? Respond to an email now or wait until later?

2016 63

When It Comes To Work, Don’t Kiss Up, Manage Up!

Career Realism

Jennifer has also lead, managed, and mentored teams across North America. a non-profit that helps military veterans transition back to civilian life and work. When It Comes To Work, Don’t Kiss Up, Manage Up! CAREEREALISM. Don’t Kiss Up. Manage Up! Managing up” is an approach that anyone can use to build and maintain a positive working relationship with his or her boss.

2016 63

3 Ways To Get Through The Workday (When You Really Have To)

Career Realism

Jennifer has also lead, managed, and mentored teams across North America. a non-profit that helps military veterans transition back to civilian life and work. 3 Ways To Get Through The Workday (When You Really Have To). CAREEREALISM. We’ve all experienced those days when we just don’t want to work and can think of a million other things that we’d rather be doing. Please, no more meetings! No more boring conference calls! No more spreadsheets and flow chart presentations!

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