Posts Tagged: veteran’s preference

Federal Job Search Tips: Veteran’s Preference

The nation’s largest employer, the federal government, is expected to hire approximately 273,000 new workers over the course of the next three years to satisfy the new Administration’s initiatives and replace its rapidly retiring baby-boomer workforce. With this in mind, and given the current state of the economy, it’s no wonder that many job seekers… Read more »

The Federal Government Projects 273,000 New Hires

The federal government, the nation’s largest employer with 1.7 million workers, is expected to hire approximately 273,000 new employees over the next three years. This is according to a recent report says CNNMoney.com contributing writer Hibah Yousuf in an article posted on Yahoo Finance on September 3rd. But the 41% increase in hiring doesn’t necessarily translate… Read more »

Department of Labor Announces Grants for Veterans Interested in Green Jobs

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that 17 grants, totaling more than $7.5 million, will go to approximately 3,000 veterans to help them succeed in veteran employment and civilian careers. The grants are being awarded under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Workforce Investment Program (VWIP). Read the entire press release. Emphasis will be… Read more »