Posts Tagged: civilian employment

Mentoring Military Veterans – A Unique Approach

When I’ve spoken to groups or individual employers about retaining veterans and developing sponsorship and mentoring programs, I’ve repeatedly encountered two situations where I’ve struggled to offer a solution: A business that has few veteran employees to be mentors to incoming transitioning service members A former service member who would like to mentor other veterans… Read more »

“The Unemployed Need Not Apply” – Why Companies with That Attitude are Hurting Veterans

There was huge buzz earlier this week around an article in the Huffington Post entitled “Disturbing Job Ads: ‘The Unemployed Will Not Be Considered’”.  Apparently there are companies out there (and not just small employers, but some big names as well) that have decided it is easier to filter out potential applicants by using that… Read more »