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Training veterans for entrepreneurship, one dessert at a time

A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit is helping service-disabled veterans transition back into civilian life through a training program based on the conviction that "no veteran,...

One in seven veterans work in industries at risk of massive...

Another 5.2 million workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, bringing the total for the last four...

Interactive talent network puts veterans to work

Transitioning from a military career to a civilian career can be challenging. Often, it’s not a matter of talent, but a matter of translation....

Returning medics often are unable to immediately translate their skills into...

More than 200,000 military men and women make the transition into civilian life each year. Unemployment among veterans is relatively low, but underemployment continues...

Small business creating living wage jobs for the formerly incarcerated

There are an estimated five million formerly incarcerated Americans. And for many, finding a job after leaving prison or jail is a challenge. The unemployment...

Making sense of the manufacturing skills gap

Despite strong employment numbers overall, the outlook for the manufacturing sector remains a mixed bag. In 2019, manufacturing jobs increased by 46,000, well below...

From the battlefield to the classroom

Roughly 200,000 military veterans transition into civilian life every year. Some of them go directly into the job market. But others, armed with the...

Zac Brown’s unique Camp Southern Ground serves children and veterans

The entertainment industry has supported the military in various ways for generations, from Bob Hope’s USO tours to too-many-to-count benefit concerts and fundraisers. Grammy...

Online mentors connect veterans to business leaders

The old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” has never been more relevant for veterans re-entering civilian life and work. Establishing...

Busting myths about veterans in the workforce

More than 2.5 million veterans have a profile on LinkedIn. There are a lot of opportunities to connect these men and women with employers...