Posts Tagged: jobs for veterans

How to Secure Talent When the Veteran Unemployment Rate is at a 50-Year Low

Reading a headline like “Veteran unemployment rate is at a 50-year low,” is something to celebrate. Veterans are a group of talented individuals, which are instinctive to rally behind because they have served our country and acquired amazing skill sets in the process. However, let’s keep in mind that “Veteran unemployment rate is at a… Read more »

Work with the Priority of Hiring Other Veterans

Jerry Flanagan is the creator of JDog Junk Removal. He is a U.S. Army veteran and served from 1987 to 1989. The JDog movement is currently in six states: Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, Montana and Tennessee, and is actively looking to expand across the country. Click here to read more.

Eight Military Friendly Transportation Companies

Military Transition News is featuring eight military-friendly transportation companies as part of the 2015 March/April Transportation Issue. These companies offer great jobs to veterans such as truck drivers, mechanics, trainers. Click here to learn more.

Swisslog North America Finds Itself in the Right Place at the Right Time

Headquartered in the Oakland Industrial Park in northern Newport News, Virginia, Swisslog offers consulting, design, implementation and lifetime customer support for “best-in-class” integrated systems and services for warehouses and distribution centers. Swisslog North America finds itself in the right place, at the right time as more companies today turn to automation and systems integration in… Read more »

Aramark Makes the Transition Easier for Everyone

Aramark, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., employs 270,000 “service stars” worldwide. Aramark is a company that not only understands that there are differences between working in the military and in the civilian worlds, but it also seeks to effectively address them through a unique 12-week training program. Click here for full article.

“Free” Resume Critiques: Buyer Beware

Lately, a number of my clients have shared the results of various “free” resume critiques with me and, quite frankly, I have been less than impressed. If a free resume critique seems more like a cleverly disguised sales pitch than an honest, constructive, and detailed assessment, take it with a grain of salt. Apparently I… Read more »