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 […]
March 16, 2017

How LinkedIn is empowering job-seeking Veterans

As a health system dedicated to serving those who’ve served, VA sincerely appreciates other organizations that step up and help Veterans gain meaningful employment after the […]
March 10, 2017

Unemployment rate falls sharply for recent veterans

Recent veterans found jobs in February, helping reduce their unemployment rate to its lowest level in five months. The jobless rate for veterans who have served […]
March 7, 2017

Trailblazing Women Veterans

On March 17, 1917, when Loretta Perfectus Walsh enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve, she became the first woman allowed to serve outside of a nursing […]
March 2, 2017

Getting Veterans Licensed to Work

Imagine if you drove trucks for the military in some of the world’s most dangerous and challenging terrain, in every kind of weather, day and night. […]
February 21, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Chat on education and employment

What education benefits does VA offer? How can I find out how much VA will pay for tuition and fees for school? And what benefits are […]