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5 Ways Veterans Can Improve Their Resume and Get Hired in the Tech Sector

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second Companies across the country regularly announce their desire and commitment to hiring veterans. They understand that people who serve in the military are hard workers, dedicated to supporting their families and willing to listen and learn. There is a significant gap between companies wanting to hire veterans and veterans landing jobs – particularly in the technology sector.  The issue…

20 Companies Actively Hiring and Supporting Veterans

In 2019, about 8 percent of the U.S. adult population, or 18.8 million people, were classified as military veterans by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that 200,000 service members transition from the military to civilian life each year.  For most veterans, part of this transition is finding a job where their skills, dedication, and engagement are…

Eightfold Selected by the U.S. Department of Labor to Pilot Next-generation Jobs Platform for Transitioning Service Members, Veterans, and Their...

You might recall the 50-plus-company competition going on to develop a job-matching solution for the U.S. government, a competition aimed at helping veterans and separating Service members find employment. Eightfold had made it to the top 10 in that process. Then, the top five of the Veterans’ Employment Challenge was announced. That list was winnowed down to three.  Now the list has been narrowed…

10 Employment Resources for U.S. Military Veterans Seeking Work

In May, as parts of the country began to re-open after the first wave of COVID-19 infections, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that unemployment numbers for U.S. veterans had gone down. That drop was significant, from about 11.7 percent unemployment in April to 9 percent unemployment in May. It represents some 800,000 veterans who had applied for unemployment assistance in May, Leo…

We’re Helping U.S. Military Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

As a human resources professional, I often witness recruiters struggle to find job candidates with the technical skills and experience their company needs. I also know that scores of military veterans have these skills but struggle to find work in the private sector because they are uncertain about the positions that are strong fits with their backgrounds. Recruiters often emphasize traditional corporate experience, yet…

Google Cloud to make finding jobs easier for veterans

Google and CareerBuilder are teaming up to allow U.S. military to find jobs using their MOS code. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Google Cloud to make finding jobs easier for veterans appeared first on AIM Group.

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Veterans’ Employment Outlook Has Brightened

On this Veterans Day, there is good job news for America’s military veterans. Far from the dark post-recession days when unemployment for recent vets was as high as 15.2%, the rate today — 4.7% — is lower than for the nation as a whole. And these are good jobs; the median income for veterans of both sexes is well above that for the civilian…

RecruitingLive: Veterans Day with Arron Daniels

“Dad, let me help you job search.” This was a conversation every time I saw my recently retired Dad for about 6 months, probably longer. I was learning quickly that time served translates into a new level of stubborn. I guess I already knew that, though. Both of my parents served 20+ years in the Army and I […]

3 Myths About Military Veterans Your Hiring Managers May Believe

Today, many corporate leaders are in search of veterans who will bring real value to the workplace. According to a survey report from CareerBuilder, one-third of surveyed employers reported in 2014 they are actively recruiting veterans over the next year. In fact, estimates are that by the year 2023 there will be 3.5 million military veterans in the U.S. workforce.