March 8, 2019

Hot vet employment market continues in February

This is only the third time the veteran unemployment rate has dropped this low since 2000.
February 27, 2019

3 Reasons Employers Should Apply for the #HireVets Medallion Award

The U.S. Department of Labor is accepting applications for the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program! The Award recognizes employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, […]
February 14, 2019

VA seeks training providers to ready Veterans for high-tech careers

VA announced it is inviting training providers to participate in a new pilot program to prepare Veterans for careers in the high-tech workforce. The Veteran Employment Through […]
February 12, 2019

No experience? No problem! Vets can jump-start careers in IT with this new, free program

Veteran and Apprenti graduate Mike Cooper addresses the crowd at the 2018 Amazon Apprenti graduation. Also in attendance (from left to right) was Apprenti Executive DirectorJennifer […]
February 1, 2019

Vet unemployment up in January

After a 2018 of record lows, the unemployment rate for veterans climbed up again in the first month of the year.
January 17, 2019

Trump recently signed two veterans bills into law. Here’s how they’ll affect you.

On its way out the door, the 115th Congress passed a pair of bills aimed at improving education and other aspects of the transition from military […]
January 14, 2019

VBA resources for Veterans, dependents, survivors, and federal employees during shutdown

Even on the best of days, we at VA know that providing for yourself and your family–and having financial stability and security–are some of the most […]
January 11, 2019

Connecting Veterans to long-term careers

Editor’s Note: The following blog post is a Department of Labor contribution. As of November 2018, the current Veteran unemployment rate was 3.1 percent, down from […]
January 11, 2019

Vet unemployment hit an all-time low in 2018. Mission accomplished?

Eight years ago, in the wake of the Great Recession, unemployment rates for the latest generation of veterans had spiked to crisis levels. Leaders across federal […]