5 Job Options For Military Veterans

Career Realism

It’s not unusual for military veterans to go into law enforcement. Not only does the military and law enforcement require similar skill sets, many law enforcement agencies also offer partial retirement credit to veterans. How To Approach Job Search After The Military.

How To Leave The Military For A Civilian Job

Career Realism

Transitioning is a much bigger undertaking than I gave it credit for as I was preparing to leave the military. If there was a publicized process for how to leave the military for a civilian job when I had to do it, my path would have been much easier. Change military

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8 Steps To Find The Right Federal Job

Tim's Strategy

One place people find they may want a job for, is a Federal job. Applying for Federal jobs is different in some ways than applying for non-Federal jobs. Below is a roadmap on how to find the right Federal job to apply for. This is a guest blog post by Robin Schlinger.

Transferring Military Skills To The Civilian Workforce

Career Realism

Many military veterans underestimate their skills when they try to transition into the civilian world. They might think that they don’t have anything transferable, because the working and living in the military is completely different from working and living in the civilian world.

Career Opportunities In The U.S. Military

Career Alley

military. Similar to a well-run organization, the military must keep accurate records of both its personnel and operations. In addition, all recruits get to enjoy military privileges and allowances that could potentially bump one’s annual earnings to about $26,364.

I Quit My Job: Can I Get Unemployment?

Evil HR Lady

There are not very many (and they vary by state–remember unemployment is a state decision, not a federal one), but they do exist. If your wife is in the military and is transferred from Florida to Idaho, and you quit your job to follow her, you’ll be eligible for unemployment payments from Florida.

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Young Veterans Are The Ones Most Likely to Be Jobless

Resume Bear

With every good intention, American employers are honoring the nation’s military veterans with promises of jobs and redoubled recruiting efforts. When a formal complaint is filed by a veteran, an investigation is launched, which can, though rarely does, lead to a federal prosecution.

Top Questions You Should Not Be Asked

Professional Resume Services

Federal and state anti-discrimination laws are designed to get you hired based on your skills, not a stereotype. In an interview, it’s all about the questions. The conversation is pretty much a standard question-and-answer format for the most part.

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Why Employers Don’t Hire Veterans


Last year, Obama signed into law a different type of tax credit for Veterans and military what is referred to as the VOTC or the Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit. The military has job titles that are codes called MOS (Military Occupational Specialty).

19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings


Enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations. A job search community for American military veterans – offers networking opportunities, job boards, and comprehensive online resources for job-hunting.

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5 Tips for Landing a Government Job

Career Alley

Types of Jobs : Administrative : According to OPM, nearly 40 percent of federal workers are in administrative occupations. FedshireVets – This is a portal to the US Federal Government’s site for jobs for veterans of the US military services.

Ban the Box is a Joke. The Real Solution to Hiring Candidates with Felonies


On Monday President Obama began directing federal agencies to “ban the box” in their hiring decisions, prohibiting them from asking prospective government employees about their criminal histories on job applications.

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10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History

Resume Bear

Kean University president Dawood Farahi has been a controversial figure in academia recently, with several resume questions coming out from the Kean Teachers Federation. When approached, Kemos admitted to “several misrepresentations” in both his academic career and military service.

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Don’t Believe “The Big ‘At Will’ Lie”: 117 Reasons an “At Will” Employee Cannot Be Fired, and There’s Plenty More

Sklover Working Wisdom

If the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“WARN”) is applicable, as it requires 60 days of notice before termination can be effective. Because the employee has objected to the accounting, bookkeeping or accounting practices of a publicly traded company, under the federal Sarbanes Oxley law. . If the employee is called up to provide military reserve duty. Because an employee filed a complaint under the federal Clean Air Act of 1970.

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I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

This followed Congress’s enactment of federal law to provide for such awards. The program is viewed by attorneys for employees as a win-win proposition for both our cash-strapped government and for employees, who carry the burden of paying their own fair share of federal taxes. Confidentiality is Guaranteed : Federal law requires the I.R.S. withholds federal income tax before transmitting checks for Informant Awards. “We don’t pay taxes; the little people pay taxes.”.

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Ep 93 – Why You Should Hire Employees with Criminal Backgrounds


military who began enlisting soldiers with criminal convictions. Bonds4Jobs is federal program that provides six months of compensation for employers. Help Wanted Podcast ~ Referenced by Stephanie on the military’s experience with hiring those with criminal convictions. military who began enlisting soldiers with criminal convictions. Bonds4Jobs is federal program that provides six months of compensation for employers.

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21 Best Niche Job Boards for Recruiters


great niche job board to engage and reach out to our active military and military veteran job seekers and community. We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 : Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. This post is sponsored by SHRM Jobs , a job board dedicated to helping recruiters hire the best human resource professionals.

Why You Should Consider Candidates with Criminal Convictions


military hiring those with felony records. Aside from the societal benefits, employers who hire those with records can also take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and the Federal Bonding Program , which is an initiative of the U.S. The rate of imprisonment in the U.S.

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With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility: Protect Data on Your HRIS #BigDataHR


Under state and federal laws, the employer has an absolute and non-delegable duty to prevent disclosure and misuse of that data, to notify employees of any potential security breach, and to use the data only for the purpose for which it was ostensibly collected.

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How U.S. Leave Laws Have Not Kept Up with the Workplace


Federal law in the U.S. Under federal law, employers with 50 or more employees are required to provide leave under the FMLA , which was enacted in 1993. There are also qualifying events for military families. Work typically takes up a big piece of our schedules.

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Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

Martin Luther King Jr. was working hard to get people to Washington, DC. But when he told an audience, “We are going to bring the tired, the poor, the huddled masses.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Federal Savings Bank brings HQ, 100 jobs to Chicago : The bank, owned and operated by military veterans, is accepting applications for administrative, accounting and finance positions. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

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Tired Of The Same Old Same Old? Try A Franchise!

Career Realism

ended abruptly after his division’s largest customer, a military contractor, pulled its business once the federal government imposed massive across-the board cuts as part of “deficit reduction sequestration” in early 2013.

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2013 Holiday Season Pay Practices

Resume Bear

Under the federal FLSA, bonus payments are divided into discretionary and nondiscretionary types. Prince also served as an expert on several audio conferences discussing the 2004 changes to the federal regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Connections, Customers, And Caring With NES Rentals

Career Realism

Military Veterans, or have been recognized with awards for their commitment to safety in the industry! Whether you’re an employee or a customer of NES Rentals, you have access to more than 100 International Powered Access Federation trained Evaluators to teach you through the Operator Program.

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What’s the Deal with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit? (WOTC)


It’s a federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups. A program like the Work Opportunity Tax Credit would allow for this especially when I consider my top three hidden talent pools for 2016 to be veterans and military spouses, ex-felons and those with disabilities. One of my favorite tax credit programs if there ever was a thing as favorite tax credits is the Work Opportunity Tax Credi t or WOTC.

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Becoming A Sales Territory Manager With NES Rentals

Career Realism

Military Veterans, or have been recognized with awards for their commitment to safety in the industry! Whether you’re an employee or a customer of NES Rentals, you have access to more than 100 International Powered Access Federation trained Evaluators to teach you through the Operator Program.

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have you ever had a spooky experience at work?

Ask A Manager

One really large, muscled ex-military guy had such a frightening experience that he refused to go in the theater. I was working crazy hard on a federal grant that was due tomorrow. Did you ever work somewhere haunted? Feel the ghost of your predecessor marooned in your office?

Reverse Engineering A Warfighter Resume

Career Realism

Had a recruiter with sufficient understanding of the military discharge process questioned Alexis before submitting his resume, the placement may have been stopped before it even began. The security of the military ‘cocoon’ and how it adversely impacts veterans in the civilian workforce.

“Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”

Sklover Working Wisdom

federal law does not require any paid vacation days, and I know of no state laws, either, that require that employers provide employees with paid vacation days. . Also, employees on military leave may be entitled to reinstatement into their jobs with full benefits they would have earned during that leave, including vacation time accrual. “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take. what you’ve been taking.”. - Earl Wilson .

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salaried employees and missed days: when do they have to be paid?

Ask A Manager

Most of these questions are addressed in one federal regulation. The regulation states: “While an employer cannot make deductions from pay for absences of an exempt employee occasioned by jury duty, attendance as a witness or temporary military leave, the employer can offset any amounts received by an employee as jury fees, witness fees or military pay for a particular week against the salary due for that particular week without loss of the exemption.”.

The Lowdown on Employer-Paid Student Loans

Ms. Career Girl

Military service members. It’s also possible for employees of the federal government to have their student loan debt forgiven. Since 2008, the federal government has paid over $452.8 The post The Lowdown on Employer-Paid Student Loans appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

How to Request Accommodation for a Disability

Sklover Working Wisdom

After college and three years of military service, he had returned to community college to get his RN. Fortunately for Richard, his wife did some research, and found that the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal law, permitted him to request accommodations to his hearing disability. You may have more state-law-based rights than the federal ADA provides. “If disabled people were really heard, an explosion of knowledge of the human body and psyche. would take place.”.

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How to Customize Your Resume For Your Profession

Jennifer Anthony

If you are getting ready to prepare your resume for a health, IT, federal/military or executive position, take a look at some tips that could help you place your focus on your professions the right way. This is an essential part of a resume for federal jobs.

my friend lied to me about a job, rigid interview dates, and more

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They can’t pass laws that lessen any of the protections offered at the federal level, but they can pass laws that offer more protection. So you’ll sometimes see states have more employee protections than what is offered federally. Job-hunting as a military spouse who has to move all the time. I am a military spouse who has lived in 5 different states in a 6-year time frame. You should explain that you’re a military spouse.

Take The Job – Or Finish Your Degree?

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Coping With a Job You Hate Women: The Interview Double Standard » Take The Job – Or Finish Your Degree? Internships are not just for med students.

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Are Gunsmiths a Dying Breed?

Career Alley

Due to the variances in laws from city to city, county to county, and state to state, as well as significant anti-gun legislation; many places have seen increased difficulty in obtaining a Federal Firearms Permit (FFP). “ A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings


Six other states followed suit before the first federal unemployment insurance program was created as part of the Social Security Act of 1935. When it comes to unemployment insurance, there are two different types of unemployment tax 1) state and 2) federal. .

Clarifying Leave of Absence Policies


serious medical condition, caring for an ill family member, spending time with a family member on leave from active military duty). Those situations are challenging enough without having to navigate the confusing waters of the various state and federal leave acts.

Thinking Outside the Box: Your Approach to Finding a Legal Job in.

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