13 Jobs Available for Veterans and 6 Reasons Why Employers Should Hire Them

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November 22, 2016 By Karen Diaz From JobsNHire.com Finding a new job is never easy. Changing your environment and meeting new people in the new field that you chose is another challenge. Planning, deciding, and doing some research must be considered before finding another job. It is important to have a basic knowledge on what […]

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Remembering America’s Veterans in 2016

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November 14, 2016 By Carly Evans From AmericaProgress.org This Veterans Day—as on all Veterans Days—we at the Center for American Progress, especially those who have served, pause to honor the brave men and women who serve or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces—especially those who have given their lives or suffered physical or mental […]

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The Single Most Important Thing You Need To Know About The Veteran Unemployment Crisis

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November 13, 2016 By Shinjini Das From HuffingtonPost.com 500,000 unemployed veterans. Let us take a minute to think about the sheer magnitude of 500,000. As per the White House, each year the military separates between 240,000 and 360,000 service members. Here is the core problem. The great majority of these separated veterans are in no […]

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How Veterans Adjust To The Civilian Workforce

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November 11, 2016 By Karsten Strauss From Forbes.com Unemployment for those veterans who have served in the Post 9/11 era is on the decline – it stood at 5.8% in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, down 1.4% from the previous year. But despite declines in unemployment, those transitioning from military service to […]

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Local Veteran Helps Comrades Fight Homelessness, Unemployment, Find Hope

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November 10, 2016 By Lisa Finn From Patch.com In a heart-tugging interview, Dan Kelly describes how he’s seen light reborn in eyes of veterans who’ve witnessed unspeakable horrors. Dan Kelly, 39, a graduate of Southampton High School and a veteran of the United States Marines, will be honored with a proclamation Friday by Southampton Village […]

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SELF-HELP STRATEGIES FOR PTSD

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October 28, 2016 By Kim Thomas From USHealthCorps.org STEP 1: Educate yourself Learning about anxiety & PTSD No matter what type of anxiety problem you are struggling with, it is important to know the facts about anxiety. FACT 1: Anxiety is a normal and adaptive system in the body that tells us when we are […]

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Meet The Mesothelioma Veterans Center

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October 28, 2016 The Mesothelioma Veterans Center was created by Veterans for Veterans. Many veterans came into contact with asbestos from serving in the military and can result in getting mesothelioma or other asbestos related resources. At the MVC, retired LCDR Carl Jewett, will work hand in hand with our veterans to get them the […]

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HVAC Educators Share Ideas, Plans at Ferris State Conference

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October 18, 2016 From ACHRNews.com “We can’t keep doing the same things and expect to fill the [technician] gap. It’s not going to happen. We need to be willing to try new things.” These words, from Dr. Kitty Manley, a graduate professor in Ferris State University’s (FSU’s) College of Education and Human Services, opened up […]

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‘Barracks to Business’: Long Island Vets Transition To Civilian Careers

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October 16, 2016 By Briana Smith From LongIslandReport.org Thirty-two veterans filed into a classroom to tackle a new battle: translating their military experience into civilian résumés. With a pen and notebook in hand and an eagerness to learn, the veterans attended the “Barracks to Business” free workshop at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Oct. […]

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Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Hiring Fair on Nov. 10

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October 12, 2016 From NorthDallasGazette.com AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission, will host veterans hiring fairs in 30 cities throughout Texas on Thursday, Nov. 10. TWC’s fifth annual Hiring Red, White & You! statewide hiring fair is a joint initiative supported […]

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