5 Veteran-Friendly Companies

Career Realism

Veterans and active military personnel sacrifice a lot in service to the country and deserve our respect and admiration. Despite this sacrifice, many veterans still face an uphill battle when trying to transition back into everyday life.

Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Welcome to the 2nd annual Veteran’s Day edition. This episode is dedicated to veterans everywhere who are transitioning back to the civilian sector. Sultan’s company sources, screens, and guides veterans to civilian jobs (think eHarmony).

Ep 65 – How to Get Started Recruiting Veterans & Military

Workology

Episode 65: How to Get Started Recruiting Veterans and Military with Lida Citroën ( @ LIDA360 ). In this episode of the Workology Podcast, we’re talking with Lida Citroën who is the author of Your Next Mission: Military to Civilian Transition (link listed in resources below) about how employers can begin actively recruiting and hiring veteran and military. Talk with your current veteran and military employee population and talk with them about what they want.

Think Calls are Better than Emails? Think Again

The Undercover Recruiter

The article was written by a former member of the Washington, DC political workforce who recounted the advice given to him by a veteran lobbyist. I recently read an article entitled, “Don’t Send an Email if You Can Pick Up the Phone.”

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5 Tips for Landing a Government Job

Career Alley

Most of these jobs are located throughout the US (not just in Washington D.C.). FedshireVets – This is a portal to the US Federal Government’s site for jobs for veterans of the US military services. The largest employer in the US is Wal-Mart, at well over 2 million jobs.

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Ep 84 – #SHRM16 Conference Preview

Workology

This year, the event is nearly sold out with more than 15,000 professionals making their way to Washington DC. Episode 84: SHRM Annual Conference Preview in Washington DC. In our 2016, SHRM Preview, we are looking for the hidden gems and the best tips, suggestions and strategies from conference veterans to help us navigate this amazing but overwhelming conference. I can’t tell you how excited I am to be at SHRM in DC this year.

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Some of them are: the Mascone Center in San Francisco; McCormick Place in Chicago; The Washington DC Convention Center in Washington; the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philly; and the Javits Center in New York City. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

Friday’s Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

This feedback came in this week from California: “Thank you for your mention yesterday of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. I would like to share something with you, with the hope that you will share it with other veterans.

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Discovering What You're Meant to Do: Jennie's Story

Water Cooler Wisdom

Asthe daughter of a proud Vietnam Veteran, I was raised to be passionate aboutpublic service. Right out of college, I moved to Washington , DC to pursue a career in the federal government. Posted by: DC Jobs | July 05, 2010 at 05:16 PM @DC: I agree.

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“Charity Participation – A Powerful, Yet Unknown, Career Booster”

Sklover Working Wisdom

To attend national Board meetings, she sometimes traveled to Washington, D.C., Time spent giving support to, or even fundraising for, paralyzed veterans, cancer-stricken children, or homeless families, broadens and strengthens your “bigger picture.&# “Don’t trust people whose God is green.&#. - Herbert Tenzer, Former U.S. Congressman. And Trustee or Chairman of Several Charitable Organizations. [to to Alan Sklover, then a law student].

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When you're feeling lost, don't hide | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I do the paper so I don't have to think so much about my 100% disabled combat veteran husband, my mentally ill son and other details in my personal life which overwhelm me. Is this your first time here?

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking. Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The All-Star Rodeo Challenge came to Madison, WI last weekend, and the farmer took me and my kids.

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