Over the past 100 years, a patchwork of services and care have evolved to support returning veterans and their families.
Posts Tagged: Veteran
In any workplace, diversity is essential to success. This is doubly true in government. There’s one group of people, however, who are not often thought of when it comes to diversity: military spouses. That’s a shame. Read why here.
Gary Sinise in Forrest Gump. Tom Cruise in Born On The 4th of July. Two great American actors in two powerful films with incredible imagery. It’s not Hollywood’s fault that our society is so dialed in to their productions, but the reality is many Americans’ mental image of a Veteran is skewed by these memorable… Read more »
http://www.psretirement.com/president-obama-nominates-bob-mcdonald-secretary-va/ President Barack Obama will nominate Bob McDonald as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Mr. McDonald is the former CEO of Procter and Gamble and a Vet. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served in the Army for five years. Mr. McDonald is… Read more »
As the Department of Defense scales back the number of active duty forces to the smallest sized military since World War II, thousands of military personnel will transition to veteran status. Each service handles the civilian transition differently and every service member’s experience is unique. One thing remains consistent across services: these men and women… Read more »
Bottom line up front: Some of my finest memories are of you. For the 3AM chats in the dark while on watch: Thank you. For all the times you had my back: Thank you. For being afraid, but doing it anyway: Thank you. For the extra hands you offered to lighten the load: Thank you…. Read more »
ClearanceJobs recently asked recruiters to send in their top tips for cleared job seekers. From resumes and interviews to career networking, here was their best advice: 1. Mind your resumeYou need a flawless resume. It’s hard to believe in this day and age of technology that I still see resumes with misspellings, formatting issues, and… Read more »
It’s the 10-year anniversary of ClearanceJobs.com, and we’re celebrating big – with a $10,000 prize giveaway and lots of special career advice for cleared job seekers. A part of that celebration included reaching out to the 1st job seeker to register at ClearanceJobs, and I have to say, we couldn’t have had a better first… Read more »
When it comes to a job search, being able to quantify your skills is one of the biggest elements. Having viewed a lot of resumes at ClearanceJobs.com one of the biggest issues is seeing a resume and having no idea the kind of position an applicant is applying for. Being specific, direct, and making your… Read more »
As government agencies are continually under the microscope when it comes to the most effective use of taxpayer dollars, it is critical to make sure that all marketing efforts are targeted and offer the most ROI. The editorial team of FedConnects recently connected with Robert Derby, Senior Vice President, Branding and Marketing Communications at Sage… Read more »