Aside from their importance in aiding people in their day-to-day lives, jobs in healthcare provide the American economy a fundamental cornerstone. Small wonder, then, that healthcare jobs are among the most promising prospective careers for veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce. 

And those prospects can see boosts from programs specifically tailored toward translating veterans' military experience into healthcare job opportunities.  ...

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So you’re a military veteran who just returned from years of active duty. Though you had a fulfilling experience, you’re ready to get back into the job market and work for an organization that can help you achieve other career goals. Well, after months of searching, you still can’t find a job, which puts you in a group with other ...

Servicemen and women dedicate years to our country, but as a result are removed from the workforce. To bridge that gap, career fairs and specialized training programs catered to military veterans provide opportunities for employment.

Companies throughout the nation have tailored their pursuits of new employees to reach out to the military community.

Home Depot has staffed over 35,000 from ...

There’s been some good, but quiet, news lately for America’s veterans: The job picture for vets is improving.

In March, the U.S. Labor Department reported that the unemployment rate for younger veterans — those who have served since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — fell from 12.1 percent in 2011 to 9.9 percent in 2012.

Last week, the department ...

Why would employers want to hire a veteran?

The answer is simple: Veterans embody the best qualities universally sought by employers, providing discipline, teamwork and adaptability.

Being a veteran is a valuable qualification, but it’s only part of the equation. A successful job search requires preparation.

For anyone who wants to take advantage of the valuable opportunity of a career ...

The combined efforts of private employers and public organizations to improve job prospects for veterans are paying dividends. That's the forecast evident from 2015 employment figures, culled from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the first hiring numbers published in 2016.

In particular, employment prospects for post-9/11 veterans has improved dramatically in the last five years. As of January 2016, ...

Veterans returning home face many challenges that weren’t present when they were serving in the armed forces. Between adapting to civilian life, reacquainting with family and friends, and finding employment, the adjustment can be a diffi cult process. Unemployment numbers for veterans are dropping, but returning solders often struggle to compete for jobs due to lack of education, lack of ...

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