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 ...

For about two years, VA's online communications team has been closely tracking the advertising and recruitment efforts of for-profit schools looking to bring in GI Bill tuition dollars. In some cases, these schools have ensnared Veterans looking for info by using official-looking websites, which funneled potential recruits to those schools without any balanced, objective information.

We aimed to get the ...

New initiatives designed to help returning military veterans land employment have many influential advocates. One is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is pushing for a few to bring down the high veteran unemployment rate.

The first would assist veterans interested in becoming emergency medical technicians. It would apply to veterans who have military training and experience in that field ...

Southern Company recognized the first graduates of the transmission line and substation construction apprentice training program the company helped establish at Fort Stewart near Savannah, Ga.

This program is one example of outreach by the energy industry to veterans of the military. Careers related to energy are among the best jobs for veterans.

As a longtime supporter of the ...

If you could start over again, would you make the same decision? According to a recent survey, 78 percent of active duty military personnel say a resounding “yes.”

When you think of the sacrifices that our men and women in uniform have made, especially in recent years, this overwhelming positive response may seem odd. But when you consider the dedication ...

Over the past couple of years, the unemployment rate among veterans has garnered attention and outrage across the country, particularly that among Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans. The situation for veterans may have begun to improve, but the issue of veterans finding jobs in the civilian sector remains somewhat complex. Many continue to face unique hurdles, but even the numbers ...

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