June 22, 2017

Trading helmets for hard hats, veterans explore career in construction

A Vietnam vet and construction expert trains fellow veterans in the tools of the trade.
June 19, 2017

USDA Announces $20 Million for Jobs for Young People, Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2017 — USDA and partners committed $20 million in 21st Century Conservation Service Corps partnership agreements to provide 4,000 work opportunities for […]
June 16, 2017

From the battlefield to the classroom: Are veterans a solution to teacher shortage?

Defense Department’s Troops to Teachers program aims to put more vets in classroom.
May 24, 2017

Ready to serve: Businesses find vets are dedicated, capable

Clinton Smith hires veterans because he knows military service has helped them become dedicated and hard-working staffers. “When you say, ‘I need you to do this […]
May 17, 2017

Amazon Wants You: Retail giant turns to military vets as it looks for management talent

Rick Nielsen, a former U.S. Navy captain, was just a few years ago at the helm of the USS Kearsarge, an amphibious assault ship designed to […]
May 5, 2017

Transitioning from Service: Employment and Retirement Planning

Here at the Department of Labor we’re empowering transitioning service members to make informed decisions as they move into successful civilian careers. Developing sound financial habits […]
April 26, 2017

Hilton to hire another 20,000 veterans and their families

The hotel announced the plan, which includes spouses, dependents and caregivers, on Wednesday. Hilton (HLT) recently completed a plan it launched in 2013 to hire 10,000 […]
March 20, 2017

VA’s modernization of the claims process continues

Early this year, the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) began extracting hundreds of thousands of inactive-claim records from regional offices east of the Mississippi for digital conversion. Inactive-claim […]
March 17, 2017

IBM announces plans to hire 2,000 US veterans

IBM plans to hire 2,000 U.S. veterans over the next four years as part of a broader expansion plan. The company said in December that it […]