Posts Tagged: veteran's preference

Veterans Day: Fighting for America Means Not Having to Fight for Jobs

This Veterans Day there’s good news on the job front for vets. As our nation comes together to honor the many sacrifices of our courageous veterans, OPM reports the following: "In Fiscal Year (FY) 2012, the Executive Branch of Government hired the highest percentage of military veterans in over 20 years, surpassing the previous high... Read more »

Daily Dose: Is the Federal Government Hiring Enough Veterans?

The federal government hired 72,000 veterans in FY 2010, an increase of about 2,000 new hires compared to FY 2009. However, according to the Washington Post, representatives from the American Legion don't think the government is doing enough for veterans. “We’re just not satisfied with that,” said Joseph Sharpe, director of the organization’s economic division.... Read more »