The jobs picture for many veterans has improved significantly during the last year, though those who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, in particular, still face challenges in finding employment. Programs, such as those spearheaded by President Obama, have helped to spur interest among employers in hiring... Read More »
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 »
By Deanna Glick, AOL Government
This is the last of a three-part series examining government services addressing key challenges among military veterans amid high unemployment, a woeful economic outlook and an anticipated influx of of veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan in the next few years.... Read More »
By Alan Fram
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On Veterans Day eve, an uncharacteristically unified Senate emphatically passed a bill to help unemployed veterans and government contractors that includes the first, small slivers of President Barack Obama's jobs agenda that he is likely to sign into law.
Thursday's 95-0... Read More »
It should be the goal of every city, town and village in the United States of America. To be known as a great place for America's veterans to work, reside and retire in. But some are just kinder to and better for the former members of the armed forces than others. For the some 22 million veterans living in the... Read More »
If you're going to a Veteran's Day parade on Thursday and are in the position to hire, you could turn it into an informal job fair.
Veterans have qualities that employers want -- leadership, getting missions accomplished, performing under changing circumstances, reliability, task oriented, a strong work... Read More »