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 […]
January 11, 2019

Women and minority veterans are thriving in the civilian workforce

A military background boosted the civilian job prospects for women and racial minorities that have historically had a harder time finding work, the latest Bureau of […]
January 4, 2019

Vet unemployment is up in December. But there’s still good news.

Last month, 3.6 percent of post-9/11 veterans and 3.2 percent of all veterans were unemployed.
December 10, 2018

This nonprofit charity helps veterans and their spouses find great careers

This article is sponsored by Disabled American Veterans. In the wake of World War I, hundreds of thousands of returning and separating American troops came home […]