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The Keys to a Successful Veteran Job Search – Resources and Tips

By National Veterans Foundation / September 13, 2018

Although military veterans sometimes experience difficulties finding work after they finish their active service, there are resources out there that can help in the veteran job search. Our military vets face a number of challenges when transitioning back into civilian society.  One of the biggest of these challenges is finding rewarding career opportunities.  Our service…

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Making Job Training for Veterans a Priority

By National Veterans Foundation / August 14, 2018

Far too many veterans experience employment difficulties upon finishing active duty. The solution to this problem is an increase in job training for veterans. Military veterans develop discipline and receive rigorous training while serving their country. You’d think this would lead to incredible career opportunities, but this often isn’t the case. Far too many of…

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Getting the Most Out of Your GI Bill Benefits

By National Veterans Foundation / July 15, 2018

The GI Bill has undergone many expansions since its inception in 1944.  With the new Colmery Act, it’s time to revisit the GI Bill benefits. In August 2017, President Donald Trump signed Congress’s Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 into law. Commonly known as the ‘Forever GI Bill,’ the Colmery Act signaled…

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7 Best Careers for Veterans in 2018

By National Veterans Foundation / June 6, 2018

You’ve served your country well, and now it’s time to serve your own interests with a job you’ll love. Finding great careers for veterans can be tricky business. One reason, you might think, is because some of what you learned in the military won’t directly apply to the civilian workforce. You might be surprised at…

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Hiring Disabled Veterans: 5 Reasons Why It’s a Smart Business Move

By National Veterans Foundation / May 22, 2018

How do you feel about hiring disabled veterans in your organization? For the first time in decades, unemployment has dropped to a record 3.9%, the lowest figure since 2000. Companies are struggling to fill vacancies with a dwindling candidate pool. Hiring disabled veterans may be a strong solution – in many ways. Take a look…

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10 Work from Home Tips to Get Things Done and Be Successful

By National Veterans Foundation / May 8, 2018

Did you know that almost 4 million people work from home at least half of the time?1 It’s a growing trend. The freedom of working at home brings many advantages, but at times it can become a balancing act between work and home. Our work from home tips help with productivity, efficiency, focus, and even peace of…

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Veterans Jobs: A Veteran State of Affairs and Finding Career Success

By National Veterans Foundation / April 19, 2018

When someone enlists in the U.S. military, their future becomes a tangled web of uncertainty, victory, hope, dread, and a chance for a brighter future. It’s mesmerizing, exciting, scary, and overwhelming. Being deployed overseas means automatic hero status, with echoes of well-wishes from back home offering strength and motivation to carry on.

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5 Resume Writing Tips: What You Need to Know to Get the Job

By National Veterans Foundation / April 14, 2018

More often than not military veterans start their civilian job search with some generous time spent resume writing. Unemployment rates for veterans declined throughout 2017 to a mere 3.7%, ending up lower than the national average of 4.1%. The economy continues to remain strong, and such low unemployment rates bode well for veterans currently on…

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Why Hiring a Veteran is the Best Business Move You’ll Ever Make

By National Veterans Foundation / April 8, 2018

Will hiring a veteran affect your business? We say a resounding, yes! The overused phrase “It’s so hard to find good help these days” has never been truer in today’s modern job market. The national unemployment rate at the end of 2017 was at an all-time low of just 4.1%. But one group of job…

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6 Critical Job Interview Tips Veterans Need to Know

By National Veterans Foundation / April 2, 2018

Do you need job interview tips to help get through it stress-free? As a veteran, just landing the interview is hard enough. To do so, you need a stand-out resume that will make you look as desirable as experienced civilian candidates. But your resume can only take you so far. If you want to increase…

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