Over the past few weeks, the Military Times has issued articles composing a series called, “Out of Uniform, Out of Work,” a four-part series exploring factors presently contributing to the unemployment rate of our nation’s Veterans. PART ONE lays out the roots of the problem. Many young people join the military precisely because they can’t find […]
Featured The Top Ten Military Employers G.I. Jobs Magazine just released its tenth annual Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list on its new digital site, MilitaryFriendly.com. The ranking is based on a comprehensive survey of over 100 questions, overseen by an independent advisory board of industry experts. The survey assesses each company’s long term commitment to […]
Today, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the news that the Joining Forces Initiative to encourage businesses to hire more Veterans has exceeded its goal a year early. At Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Mrs. Obama stated that 2,000 businesses nationwide have hired or trained more than 125,000 military Veterans and spouses in the past year. The […]
SVV receives notices from CalVet periodically regarding opportunities for Veterans and Servicemembers who are in the market for employment. These are a couple of the most recent announcements to come down the information pipeline.
This week, President Obama announced the launch of the redesigned Transition Assistance Program developed from a collaboration between the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Office of Personnel and Management (OPM), the Small Business Administration, and the Departments of Labor, Education, and Homeland Security. Dubbed Transition GPS, the revamped program […]