By Brent Rasmussen, president, CareerBuilder North America
The unemployment rate for veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq, though declining, is still considerably higher than the general population's rate. While military veterans possess a great deal of the business-friendly skills that employers look for in... Read More »
In an effort to combine solutions for two national concerns in one program, "Troops for Energy Jobs" is attempting to link thousands of future job openings in the energy industry with troops leaving military service. The pilot program, sponsored by Dominion, will last approximately two years and will be... Read More »
The transition from a military to a civilian job is tough on the veterans themselves, but it can also be difficult for their spouses, dependents and caregivers. That's why the DirectEmployers Association, a non-profit consortium of over 600 leading U.S. employers, has set up an extensive online program to... Read More »
Eleven major U.S. firms have joined together in a pledge to hire 100,000 veterans and military personnel after they've finished serving the country over the next several years. Huge corporations such as JPMorgan Chase, AT&T, Verizon and Cisco are among those participating.
JPMorgan Chase is leading the... Read More »