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. One of the biggest challenges faced by some veterans is getting back into the workforce. Reentering The Workforce Can Be A Challenge For Veterans The job search process is as competitive as ever and it slows down for no one!

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. We wish you (veterans) much success during your transition, and hopefully, this show will contribute to your needs in finding the right job for you. Sultan’s company sources, screens, and guides veterans to civilian jobs (think eHarmony). His focus is on veterans technical or mechanical skill set.

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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.

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. Beginning as a pilot program with Saint Martin’s University at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state — the largest military installation west of the Mississippi — the program will be available later this year on key bases in California and Texas, with additional locations to be announced in coming months.

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. From Washington, where Michelle Obama announced yesterday that corporate leaders will hire 100,000 vets and military spouses in the next two years, to a Phoenix job fair today where Chase Bank is encouraging veterans to attend its job fair, the focus has been on addressing veteran hiring. Senate passed a veterans jobs bill.

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

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.

Think Calls are Better than Emails? Think Again

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.” The lesson he took from the conversation was simply not to put anything. View Article. Think Calls are Better than Emails? Think Again. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Recruiting Advantages call Email

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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. Click on Job Seekers at the top of the page to get started (categories include Veterans, Transitioning Service Members and Family Members. The largest employer in the US is Wal-Mart, at well over 2 million jobs. The US government employs over 1.8

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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. Best Career Coach in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington D.C. 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

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. Federal government jobs are located in all fifty states, not just Washington DC. Representative from Hawaii and Army veteran who went on several deployments to the Mideast. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

Millennial Unemployment Rate is 12.7 Percent in July

Resume Bear

Even worse, elected officials in Washington are proving themselves to be coldly distant from the human costs of unemployment, the personal stresses and frustrations that come from the uncertainty surrounding unemployment.

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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. This year, the event is nearly sold out with more than 15,000 professionals making their way to Washington DC.

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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? United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S.

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Reverse Engineering A Warfighter Resume

Career Realism

The events at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, September 16 th will resonate for months and years to come. The security of the military ‘cocoon’ and how it adversely impacts veterans in the civilian workforce. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs the suicide rate among veterans is the highest of any minority demographic group in the nation. Having a better understanding of the discharge process may avoid making a bad hire.

The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

AA Careers – Job Hunting Blog is an insightful resource created Ed Pollock, a 50 year Human Resources veteran. Jobacle has been featured by The Washington Post , Chicago Sun-Times , NBC, and dozens of other major media outlets. ResumeDonkey is a network of leading business professionals, Human Resource veterans, and professional writers that help you to create a stand-out resume that will get noticed.

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Job Seekers Can Learn Resilience From NBA Champ Dirk Nowitzki

Competitive Resumes

It is rare for a NBA team to rely a 13-year old veteran like Dirk Nowitzki to lead them to an NBA championship. Denzel Washington recently gave a graduation speech to University of Pennsylvania students and said, "If you are going to fall, fall forward.". It is an inspirational story for many if all of the cliches mean something to you, but to mature Job seekers can take unique lessons from this player.

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. Note : Recently we posted a Q&A entitled “ Can an employee be fired for giving notice of resignation? That topic is surprisingly common , and perplexing. Unfortunately, many employers do just that.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Here’s what happened: Bill Gates grew up in a suburb of Seattle, Washington, where his father was an attorney and his mother was very active in the local chapter of The United Way charity. 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.&#

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How To Use LinkedIn To Get A Job: Part 2

Career Realism

The following is an excerpt with minor edits from The Social Media Why: A Busy Professional’s Practical Guide to Using Social Media Including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Blogs for Business by Crystal Washington. Within a day, several veteran planners responded with detailed information and even templates. Presenter: Crystal Washington.

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Why Jason Collins matters for your career

Penelope Trunk

Collins is a 12-year NBA veteran who has played for the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards and chose to come out in the new edition of Sports Illustrated . Jason Collins is a professional basketball player who just announced that he’s gay.

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8 Companies That Care About Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Career Realism

They also place additional importance on helping veterans, offering more than $80 million over two years. This article was written by Inbound Marketing Manager, Sarah Fudin on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U – an education-technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the George Washington University School of Public Health to deliver their online Masters Degree in Public Health.

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11 Commandments For Smart Negotiating

Resume Bear

Veterans should rank very high on any employer’s hiring list. United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S.

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When an Alternative Resume Could Be the Key to Landing a Job

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Brendan Cruickshank (Vice President of Client Services) - Brendan is a veteran of the online job search and recruiting industry, having spent the past 8 years in senior client services roles with major sites like Juju.com and JobsInTheMoney.com. Resume writing isn't what it used to be. Just look around. We are constantly being deluged with articles, videos, and books; all telling job applicants how to keep up with the Joneses.

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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. Alexandra Levits Water Cooler Wisdom About Subscribe in a reader Subscribe to Water Cooler Wisdom by Email CareerChat eNewsletter Subscribe Find Alexandra Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More.

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First Careers of the Wealthy and Famous

Resume Bear

VIDEO – Why should I hire veterans? United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S.

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First Careers of the Wealthy and Famous | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

VIDEO – Why should I hire veterans? United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S.

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

Penelope Trunk

So Washington, keep your hands off our guns and our health care!” 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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