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Helping veterans find jobs is more than a passion for Karen Ross—it's a business.

State eyes $200K to help local veterans find jobs

State Rep. Diana DiZoglio, D-Methuen, has secured money in the House of Representatives budget for the coming year that would help a local career center continue its work helping disabled veterans find jobs.

Putting Veterans to Work

Forty-five percent of veterans need help finding a job, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reports.

Tax Credits for Hiring Military Veterans

Many would agree that the skills and training taught in the military provide a great foundation for a new career once service has ended.

Wall Street Firm Finds Jobs For War Veterans

Ten years after he fought in the invasion of Iraq, Army veteran Joe Krulder of Massapequa was still fighting for his life here at home.

Veterans Still Fighting for Survival in Tough Job Market

The unemployment rate for veterans who served since the 9/11 attacks peaked at a troubling 15.2% in January 2011.

Veterans Program Helps Returning Military Transition Into Workforce

Veteran Paul Gawley of Downers Grove worked for years in construction management after serving with the Naval Construction Battalion at the end of the Vietnam War.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 09, 2013

Pilot evaluation of AfterDeployment.org’s workshop for posttraumatic stress. The DoD’s AfterDeployment.org website was developed to increase reach of behavioral health resources, offering education, assessment, and self-help coping tools on many postdeployment-related topics.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 06, 2013

Gender differences in PTSD symptoms. The prevalence of PTSD appears to be similar in male and female Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is less clear whether there are differences in the types of symptoms reported. A study by researchers from the National Center for PTSD suggests more similarity than difference.

Siemens Announces U.S. Job Training Initiative for Veterans

Siemens today announced a new, job training initiative for U.S. military veterans with an engineering and manufacturing background as part of a nationwide effort to assist veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 25, 2013

One of VA’s most crucial responsibilities is to help prepare Veterans to enter the workforce after their service. The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a vital tool to help Vets prepare for new careers, and the VRAP initiative has helped unemployed …

Veterans Jobs Bill Introduced

Legislation to help veterans find jobs was introduced yesterday in a package of top-priority bills filed on the first legislative business day of the new session of Congress.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 31, 2012

The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program has approved nearly 38,000 applications for unemployed Vets 35-60 years old.

Unemployed Vets Requesting Retraining Program to Enhance Job Skills

The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved more than 36,000 applications for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), a new training and education program for unemployed Veterans to upgrade their skills for in-demand jobs.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 27, 2012

A lengthy report on Marine Corps plans to take a deep look at the service's 'Never Leave a Marine Behind' suicide prevention program in light of eight reported suicides in July, the highest number recorded this year.

Employers Court Troops, Spouses, Vets at Job Fairs

Transitioning service members, military spouses and veterans attending hundreds of job fairs around the country like one held here Aug. 2 are finding themselves on the proverbial red carpet as employers pack arenas to add those closest to the armed forces to their payrolls.

Post-9/11 Veteran Unemployment Rate Still Falling; At 8.9 Percent in July

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Veteran unemployment data for the month of July.

Presidential Memorandum Supports Employment of Veterans

President Barack Obama has made helping veterans find civilian employment and reintegrate into the nation’s workforce and economy a top priority, according to a White House fact sheet released July 19.

Veteran Finds Work with Help From VA, Labor Department

Don’t give up hope. … You have to be persistent,” he said. “The doors will open. It’s not that dark out there. It seems that way, but there will be opportunities.”

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – July 30, 2012

Toronto Star U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs spokeswoman Jo Schuda confirmed that “if someone could be shown as having been a veteran, regardless of the conflict, we could provide a marker. It would indicate, among other things, years of active duty.” Heritage ...

Vitamix Joins HireVeterans.com

Jobs for Veterans Available Now at Major Innovative Product Company

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – July 03, 2012

A Pentagon review of compensation members of the National Guard and reservists receive is recommending that changes be made to make salaries and benefits more equitable, according to an article from The Associated Press.

New Education Benefit for Unemployed Veterans Has Strong Response

Within two weeks of being announced, a program to give skills training to some unemployed Veterans has garnered over 12,000 online applications, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Programs Assist Veterans with Jobs, Education, Homes

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wants veterans to know about their benefits, from job and education opportunities to home loans and programs for those who are disabled, a VA official said yesterday.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News March 27, 2012

VA recently launched a contest to help the people, who help the homeless – Project REACH (Real-time Electronic Access for Caregivers and the Homeless).

The Downward Trend of Unemployment Among OEF/OIF-Era Vets

As Alex Horton noted last week, the unemployment rate among Iraq- and Afghanistan-era Veterans has now fallen below the national average. With so much concern about the economy and jobs, this is welcome news.

Vet Unemployment Down, But Work Still Remains

The month of February brought some good news: The unemployment rate for Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan era dropped to 7.6 percent, down from nearly twice that last year.

VA Announces Winners in Badges for Vets Contest

A major university, the National Association of Manufacturers and an international software developer have been honored by the Department of Veterans Affairs for their contributions to a new digital badge program that will make it easier for Veterans to document the skills they learned in uniform for civilian employers and institutions of higher education.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – January 23, 2012

More than 2,200 veterans had their personal information accidentally posted on the genealogy website Ancestry.com last year, a move that could potentially expose them to identify theft crimes.

Hiring fair helps vets find jobs

By Joanna Hammond   Veterans in Santa Rosa County now have a helping hand in landing a job or transitioning from active duty into civilian life....

GE Global Research Offers Careers to Military Veterans

Their global presence, innovation and financial strength help to make GE a dynamic place to work, giving you the advantage of a large company, with the agility of a small company, where your voice is heard.

Compensated Work Thearpy

 Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) is a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) vocational rehabilitation program that endeavors to match and support work ready veterans in...

Congress moving forward with veterans jobs initiatives

By LEO SHANE III   WASHINGTON — The ambitious jobs plan outlined by the president Thursday night may be a tough sell in Congress, but lawmakers appear...

Job Initiatives Focus on Vets, Family Members

President Barack Obama yesterday called on Congress to move quickly on an initiative to offer tax credits to employers who hire unemployed veterans, including those with disabilities.

Obama Announces Big Tax Credits for Employers Who Hire Veterans

President Obama visited the Washington Navy Yard and discussed his plans to ensure that all of America’s veterans have the support they need and deserve when they leave the military, look for a job and enter the civilian workforce.

Bingham Technical Solutions Extends Career Opportunities to Military Veterans

BBST Joins with HireVeterans.com to Offer Careers to Military Veterans By Randy Miller BB Technical Solutions LLC (BBTS) is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small...

Peco Manufacturing Teams with HireVeterans.com

PECO Manufacturing Joins with HireVeterans.com to Attract US Military Veterans to Their Workforce By Randy Miller Previously named Product Engineering Corporation, PECO was founded in...

Facility Solutions Group Needs Veterans Now in LA/OC California

Facility Solutions Group Needs Veterans for Employment Right Away !!! By Randy Miller Facility Solutions Group (FSG) is one of the nation's largest single-source providers...

Facility Solutions Group Needs Veterans Now in LA/OC California

Facility Solutions Group Needs Veterans for Employment Right Away !!! By Randy Miller Facility Solutions Group (FSG) is one of the nation's largest single-source...

Sullivan International Group seeks US Military Veterans

US Military Veterans wanted at Sullivan International Group Sullivan Joins HireVeterans.com By Randy Miller Sullivan International Group, Inc. is an applied science, engineering, and technology firm...