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 ...

The 100,000 Jobs Mission was founded two years ago with a goal of hiring 100,000 military veterans to jobs by 2020. The coalition of businesses is well on its way to meeting that mark – and doing so well ahead of schedule. In fact, the collaborative group of 94 companies announced that through 2012, it was responsible for the hiring ...

Members of the National Guard and Reserves could soon be eligible for preferential hiring credits for federal civilian jobs, a status that up to now has mostly been enjoyed only by active duty personnel.

A bipartisan trio of Senators introduced the Military Reserve Jobs Act earlier this month. The bill is designed to give qualified reserve component members preference in ...

Hiring veterans is challenging because of differences in jargon and, in some cases, the seeming lack of transferable skills. Are companies hiring for the wrong reasons and overlooking the right ones? Are they using the best process?

Since 1991, more than 30,000 officers and enlisted personnel have found jobs through Orion ICS LLC in Austin, Texas, according to President and ...

Although veterans as a whole have a lower unemployment rate than the nation at large, younger veterans who served in the years following the Sept. 11 attacks are having a much harder time finding work.

The unemployment rate for veterans between 18 and 24 exceeded 20 percent last year. It was also in double digits for those 25-34. The unemployment ...

California Assembly Bill 372 improves opportunities for military veterans seeking jobs with the state by eliminating a Vietnam-era policy that prevented them from earning preference for civil service positions requiring a bachelor's degree and two years of experience. It also ensures that every veteran who earns a qualifying score on an open, nonpromotional state civil service exam gets placed on ...

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