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. This means that a veteran who left the military after 10 years–and is ineligible for military retirement benefits–could become a police officer and apply his military time toward his retirement. Transportation.

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

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AT & T Seeking to Hire 10K Veterans and Military Family Members

Resume Bear

As a part of its hiring drive in Louisiana and across the country, AT&T is looking to hire 10,000 military veterans and their families in the next five years. The company has established a Military Talent Attraction team, which focuses on promoting AT&T’s career opportunities to veterans and educating managers across AT&T on the benefits of hiring military veterans. Military veterans can learn more about careers at AT&T here.

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.

College Grad Financial Advice: Personality Traits of the Debt-Free Graduate

Career Alley

Dave Ramsey, real estate veteran, finance writer and founder of The Lampo Group, holds that the patient 20-something isn’t leasing a city apartment or a new car yet. The most effective purchases are needs rather than wants: food, basic transportation and items that relate to making money, such as work supplies.

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The Military to the Civilian Job Market Transition

Competitive Resumes

He replied with a truth that is still echoed today among veterans: “You never really fully transition from the military…some part of it will always be with you.”. I’m going to focus on one critical factor — from the hiring manager’s perspective—that I have seen most veterans struggle with returning to the civilian job market: relating how daily military tasks and duties translate to marketable civilian skills that hiring managers want. military veterans organizations.

How Recruiters Pick YOU

Resume Bear

Job-Hunt’s Working with Recruiters Expert Jeff Lipschultz is a 20+ year veteran in management, hiring, and recruiting of all types of business and technical professionals. He has worked in industries ranging from telecom to transportation to dotcom. By Jeff Lipschultz. I am often asked how I determine which candidates get submitted to my clients. The simplest answer I can give is: THE BEST ONES! Of course, the next question is “ how do you determine who is the best?

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

We spend “left-over money” on technology gadgets, killer apps, insurance, transportation and recreation. Representative from Hawaii and Army veteran who went on several deployments to the Mideast. 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.

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. Chicago is an international hub for finance, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. Best Career Coaches in Your City.

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Military? – Special Civilian Job Rights are Yours

Sklover Working Wisdom

In 1940, on the verge of World War II, a law entitled the Veterans’ Reemployment Right Act, commonly called the “VRR” was enacted. That law gave limited rights to certain veterans returning from military service. Following Military Service of 1 to 30 consecutive days: The employee must report back to work on the first calendar day following (i) the period of service, (ii) plus the time of transportation, and (iii) 8-hour period of rest. (If

Youth unemployment – many problems, few solutions (Channel 4 ‘Class of 2012? debate)

Mildred Talabi

Channel 4 news veteran Jon Snow (centre) chaired the first panel featuring (L-R) Liam Preston (British Youth Council), Stella Creasy (Labour MP for Walthamstow), and Damian Collins (Conservative MP for Folkestone & Hythe). Yesterday I attended a cross-panel debate on youth unemployment organised by Channel 4 News in conjunction with Battlefront , Channel 4′s award-winning youth campaigning initiative.

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Protect & Serve: 6 Career Opportunities In Law Enforcement

Career Realism

They also work for agencies that offer protection for transportation hubs, including railways and airports. Policing is an exciting choice for career changers, transitioning veterans, and all other men and women who feel a duty to serve. Choosing a career in law enforcement is not a casual decision. The nature of the work demands singular dedication. Becoming a police officer is as much a calling as it is a career. Some people follow this path because it is a family tradition.

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my manager has a million questions about EVERYTHING

Ask a Manager

E.g. I’ll say “Mary is going to work 32 hours a week in the office, and telework the other eight hours, to help cover childcare gaps/transportation issues/etc.” Given that Mary has been recently recognized for her outstanding work, has an advanced degree, and is a veteran of the US Air Force, (and is, you know, an adult), I am pretty sure she’s looked into all options and has come up with the best choice for her family.

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coworker didn’t warn us about bed bugs, was I blacklisted, and more

Ask a Manager

I see employers with language in their posting such as: “We are strongly committed to achieving excellence through intellectual diversity and strongly encourage applications from persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, the LGBT community, veterans, and members of other groups that are under-represented on university faculties.” I was receiving a transportation subsidy that goes directly to my travel card – this was the employer’s money, not mine.

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Beginners Guide to #SXSW

Workology

Veteran note: Create an alternative email address to register for these parties — you don’t want millions of email spam before, during, or after the party! . Although they aren’t doing it again this year, it’s important to have a good reliable means of transportation while in the city. Headed to SXSW this year? Blogging4Jobs is once again hosting the best party geared towards HR & Recruiting professionals, Social Siesta 2014. Sign up today! Waitlist?

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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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