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Financial Jobs for Veterans: Exploring Your Career Options

By National Veterans Foundation / April 23, 2019

If you’re considering breaking into the financial industry as a veteran, you’re not short on options. Some of the country’s top companies offer training and educational programs to fill financial jobs for veterans who qualify. This, along with their commitment to hiring vets to fill positions, makes these companies very much worth looking into. Here’s…

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Veteran-Owned Business Support: Exploring Your Options

By National Veterans Foundation / February 14, 2019

There’s plenty of good news in veteran employment of late and veteran-owned businesses are playing a major role. The veteran unemployment rate was 2.7% in February 2019, down from 3.5% in February of 2018. Veteran-owned businesses continue to grow. Veterans who are looking to start their own company have plenty of support. Part of the…

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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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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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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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