A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hiring manager said in a sworn deposition “thank God” they don’t give veterans hiring preference for well-paying jobs.
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By Kristen Carter, M.Ed., Career Services at American Military University
Whether you are retiring from the military, transitioning from the classroom, or simply looking to move into the public service field, identifying and communicating your military service and other skills to potential employers is essential. Continue Reading
By Devin Thorpe
Jack Nadel has been doing business since the end of World War II. Most people his age, quite frankly, are dead and the rest are retired. Nadel is passionate about sharing his collected wisdom with veterans and others who are working to start businesses. He has written a book, The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, that features 50 of his best business tips.
By John Baldoni
As an exercise it may be worthwhile taking the time to itemize a top five (or even top ten) list of mistakes you have made in your career. By focusing on what you did wrong you will realize your limits, and likely you will also realize something else. Your ability to recover from those mistakes!
By Brett Zongker
The Associated Press
It turns out small $3 donations at Macy's cash registers leading up to Memorial Day can raise big bucks for veterans. Over the past two years, Cincinnati-based Macy's has raised $5 million for the national veteran campaign "Got Your 6." In exchange for each $3 donation, Macy's gives customers discounts of 15 to 25 percent off their purchases. About 1.7 million people have made donations.
By Martha Stillman
Faculty Member, Mathematics at American Public University
Statistics are used all around us for a wide variety of applications and statistics jobs are to be found in virtually every industry and service sector. Military recruiters rely on statistics to forecast how well they can fill the target hiring levels given to them each year and how to devise marketing campaigns that will attract new recruits.