Tag: Veterans Day

The Barriers that Exist for Job-Seeking Veterans and How to Eliminate Them

For military service members, transitioning to civilian life is riddled with challenges and finding a job is one of the leading obstacles. Job search struggles affect nearly 200,000 veterans every year, and only one in four veterans have a job lined up after leaving the armed forces, according to the Pew Research Center. Some of […]

Happy Veterans’ Day 2022

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. Veterans represent 5.6% of today’s total civilian labor force, and they bring countless skills with them such as dedication, commitment, teamwork, and leadership. As we head into Veterans Day, we’ve collected our best articles that highlight the best practices […]

How Can Employers Better Serve Veterans’ Needs?

Veterans Day is right around the corner (Sunday, November 11, to be exact), and what better way to celebrate it than to hire veterans to help fill your vacant roles! Here, we’ll look at the ways companies can improve their recruitment strategies for hiring this highly skilled talent pool.


More Tips for Hiring and Recruiting Veterans

We’ve covered the benefits of hiring veterans in part one of this article series, as well as information about how to better recruit veterans. Today we’ll provide more information about how to hire and retain veterans.

Happy Veterans Day—As OFCCP Issues Rules for Vets AA

Last August, the OFCCP announced a final rule that makes significant changes to the regulations implementing the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, or VEVRAA. VEVRAA prohibits employment discrimination against specified categories of veterans by federal government contractors and subcontractors. For a closer look at the new regulations and the implications for federal contractors, we […]