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Many companies looking to hire a veteran participate in job fairs to improve their recruiting efforts. This option also helps optimize the money they spend on advertising open job positions. Occasionally, an employer attends a job fair purely to spread the word about his company. Others, however, are there intending to hire new employees right away. For veterans looking for jobs, there are several advantages to attending a job...
You’re probably familiar with the phrase: "You can’t get a job without experience, and you can’t get experience without a job." This impossible riddle is frustrating to promising candidates who are trying their best to break into the workforce. Obviously, everyone has to start somewhere. People don’t pop into the workforce with 10 years of related experience in every field. It’s possible to find workarounds...
With the current chronic staff shortages facing so many industries in 2022, hiring veterans could be the solution for technology companies. A few years ago, IBM made a commitment to hiring 2000 U.S veterans over the next four years, for its “new collar” tech jobs that do not require a traditional four-year degree, according to a press release issued by IBM. Other tech giants such as Dell, Hewlett...
About 25% of transitioning veterans  are interested in running their own business, and if you’re one of them, you’ll benefit from learning how to do so in a smart, creative and economical way. The great news is that, on top of general training seminars and entrepreneurial workshops available specifically to vets, there are a host of funding options that you can access in order to  increase your chances of succeeding...
Creating a welcoming environment is a good start, but hiring—and retaining—skilled, quality veteran workers are going to take more than that. You’ll need to implement a strategy to develop good career opportunities for veterans that will attract them to your company, if you want to position the organization as a veteran-friendly employer. Here’s how to get started doing this. Consider Expanding Current...
Up to 49% of veterans struggle to find  employment in their preferred line of work  after leaving the military. For most, this is simply because they fail to find a job at the level they want.  Some lack sufficient training  and experience, while others just don’t have enough information on how to get going. Animal-related jobs do not often feature high on the list of veterans’ post-military options....
As we start to recover from the pandemic years and the Great Resignation, the current unemployment rate is lower than it has been in five decades. The competition is tough among employers for loyal, highly skilled workers, and companies are increasingly looking for new avenues to find the staff they need. Hiring veterans is one way to expand the talent pool, and these strategies will help not only to recruit but to retain qualified...
Recruiters might think interviewing for a veteran job placement is just like any other interview. In some respects, it is. There are certain questions you should always ask, to get a measure of the candidate in front of you. With veterans, however, there are some you should actively avoid. We’ve broken out the differences for you here. Questions You Should Ask Candidates Why do you believe you’re the right person for...
If you are a veteran looking for a job opening, you have probably asked yourself one question: what makes me special when compared with other candidates with different backgrounds? You also might be thinking that other people may have more experience than you because your primary occupation for the past years was military-related. Well, you should not worry much because you have many advantages over others just because of your...
On average,  18-22 veterans commit suicide every day  and almost 50,000 veterans are homeless in the United States. These numbers are shocking because serving your country teaches veterans so much: values, ethics, duty, obedience, and strength to name a few. Many veterans, however, experience physical disabilities , substance abuse, lack of opportunities when reintegrating into society, and family problems. These issues are...
If you are wondering what you can do after exiting your military service, a career in cybersecurity could be the best solution for you. Yes, the way to land a job in the IT sphere completely differs from your previous experience, but this article will facilitate the process of getting into cybersecurity. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is increasing at a breathtaking pace. It’s easy to see why these jobs are so popular...
While you may not think of a freelancer being a good job for a military veteran to get into, it can actually be one of the most beneficial career paths, and one that you can take up quite easily. From being able to work your own hours, choose the clients you want to work with, and having a lot of freedom in the direction of your business, it’s easy to see why this is an attractive prospect. However, as a military veteran, you may be...