Tagged: Veterans Employment

Humana Wins CEAC Veterans Employer of the Year Award

Health and well-being company recognized for its veterans hiring efforts LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Thanks to its efforts hiring veterans and their spouses, Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) , a leading health and well-being company, was recently announced the winner of the 2014 Veterans Employer of the Year Award. The award is given by the California Employer Advisory… Read more

Veterans Needed: FAA Looking To Hire 600 new Air Traffic Control Specialists

(taken from the FAA’s website) This is a “Save The Date” virtual job fair announcement for the FAA. The FAA is launching a nationwide air traffic control specialist (ATCS) recruitment, outreach, and education program in advance of a public vacancy announcement via USAJOBS expected on or about Feb. 10, 2014. The FAA will host two Virtual Career Fair Events on… Read more
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July 21, 2013 Marked The 83rd Anniversary Of The Creation Of The Veterans Administration

7/21/2013: 83nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans.”… Read more

Veterans’ Employment Toolkit and Resources Provided by The Department of Veterans Affairs

Attention Veteran Business Owners: Our aim is to help employers, managers and supervisors, human resource professionals, and employee assistance program (EAP) providers relate to and support their employees who are Veterans and members of the Reserve and National Guard. LEARN ABOUT VETERANS AND THE MILITARY: Veterans are Valuable Assets * Strengths and work ethic of Veterans * How Veterans benefit your company’s goals and bottom line Understanding… Read more

Latest Labor Bureau Statistics Show Where Veterans Are Finding Work

A careful look at the latest Bureau of Labor data will show which industries are hiring more veterans–and that’s good news for the estimated 850,000 U.S. veteran’s still searching for employment. According to an article recently published by Stars and Stripes, veterans may have the best luck finding employment in government agencies, transportation, maintenance, installation or security work. Veterans preference… Read more

July 21, 2012 is the 82nd Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2012: 82nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government… Read more

Attn Texas VOBs and SDVOSBs: Veterans Affairs Forum & Luncheon – July 10th, 2012 Hilton Americas Houston Texas

Veterans Affairs Forum & Luncheon JOIN the DISCUSSION Hilton Americas-Houston Houston, Texas July 10, 2012 Veterans Forum 9:30 – 11:30 am (Room 335) Luncheon 12 – 2 pm (Skyline Ballroom West) *****(MUST RSVP to Attend Luncheon)***** Veterans Achieving Economic Empowerment through Education, Employment & Entrepreneurship   Supporting Organizations: National Association for Black Veterans Women Veterans Business Center Vietnam Veterans of… Read more