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  • Best Jobs for Veterans

    Best Jobs for Veterans

    The unemployment rate for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan was 12.1 percent in 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). And young male veterans (those ages 18 to 24) have an even higher unemployment rate, or 29.1 percent...

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  • Jobs Outlook for Veterans

    Jobs Outlook for Veterans

    While the national unemployment rate hovers at 9.1%, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans – or Gulf War-ear II veterans - face a higher rate of unemployment of 13.3 percent. Overall, more than one million veterans are currently unemployed, with an additional anticipated...

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  • Top Interviewing Tips for Veterans

    Top Interviewing Tips for Veterans

    Transitioning from a military to a civilian career can be challenging for veterans, and like other job seekers, many are concerned about proper interviewing techniques. Like military training, interview preparation is essential. It not only demonstrates your skills...

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  • Top 8 Sales and Management Careers for Veterans

    Top 8 Sales and Management Careers for Veterans

    As America winds down efforts in the Middle East, many former soldiers are discovering a need to transition from military life back into the civilian world. With access to G.I. Bill funding, some veterans are finding heading back to class to earn new credentials...

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  • Relate Military Experience to the Business World

    Relate Military Experience to the Business World

    My brother Jim served in the U.S. Army for 17 years. Today, he works for the Department of Homeland Security, training first responders for emergencies.That sounds like a natural transition, but between those two jobs, Jim spent about a decade years in private business...

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  • 3 Great Career Options for Veterans

    3 Great Career Options for Veterans

    Transitioning from military service into a civilian career can be challenging to say the least. Veterans often feel uncomfortable in once-familiar surroundings, may miss the adrenaline rush of military service and often find the lack of structure and goals in the civilian world disconcerting.

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  • Good Career Choices for Americans with Disabilities

    Good Career Choices for Americans with Disabilities

    The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) levels the playing field for people with disabilities. And when it comes to employment, everyone should have the same opportunity available if they have the skills to carry out the job function successfully. So, what kind of jobs...

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  • Top 5 Occupations for Veterans Entering the Civilian Workforce

    Top 5 Occupations for Veterans Entering the Civilian Workforce

    Approximately 22 million men and women in the civilian non-institutional population ages 18 and over are veterans. At any given time, thousands of veterans are preparing to enter the...

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  • Job Hunt Strategies for Americans with Disabilities

    Job Hunt Strategies for Americans with Disabilities

    For the millions of Americans with disabilities in the workforce, like any job seeker, there are strategies you can employ to be most effective in your job search. The Recruiting Experts at America’s Job Exchange, specialists in diversity hiring offer some vital tips...

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  • Job Hunt Strategies for Veterans

    Job Hunt Strategies for Veterans

    Searching for a new job is hard work. And for Veterans returning to the civilian workforce, it can be even more challenging. The Recruiting Experts at Americas Job Exchange offer some approaches to Veterans looking to pursue a second career campaign...

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  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    With the unemployment rate holding steady in the 9 percent range, many Americans are having difficulty obtaining a job. The economy has been especially difficult for employment for disabled workers. A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report sheds light on the plight...

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  • Veterans Wanted for Customer Service and Sales Positions

    Veterans Wanted for Customer Service and Sales Positions

    A new CareerBuilder survey shows that military veterans may soon see many new job opportunities, as about 20% of employers said they plan to actively recruit veterans over the next 12 months, according to a press release. In particular, veterans can find jobs...

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  • Top 6 Healthcare Careers for Veterans

    Top 6 Healthcare Careers for Veterans

    Veterans trying to figure out life after military service will find the healthcare industry offers many opportunities. Veterans, in fact, are often especially well-poised for entering this career arena....

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  • Military Skills that Translate to the Civilian Workplace

    Military Skills that Translate to the Civilian Workplace

    If you are coming out of the military and looking to make the transition to civilian life, it can be intimidating. And little can seem more daunting than trying to find a job.

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  • Health Information Technology Professionals

    Health Information Technology Professionals

    For those looking ahead to a career beyond serving in the military, an industry to consider is the rapidly growing healthcare field. Quarter after quarter, year after year, the healthcare industry continues to add jobs and expand services.

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  • How to Become a Logistician

    How to Become a Logistician

    When looking for a career after the military, many people might overlook a career that can make use of the kind of skills many people pick up during their military service. That occupation is logistician.

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  • Computer and Information Systems Managers

    Computer and Information Systems Managers

    If you’re a computer-savvy problem-solver who loves technology, this might be the career for you.

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  • How to Become an Air Traffic Controller

    How to Become an Air Traffic Controller

    If you’re a good problem-solver who also loves aviation, this might be the perfect career for you.

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  • Information Security Analysts

    Information Security Analysts

    When looking for a career after the military, many people might overlook a post-military life may not be difficult for those with computer skills or a desire to obtain them.

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  • How to Become a Petroleum Engineer

    How to Become a Petroleum Engineer

    Veterans seeking a post-military career that offers better-than-average pay in a rapidly growing field might discover putting their discipline, mathematical and scientific skills to work pays off big in petroleum engineering.

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  • Are You A Protected Veteran?

    Are You A Protected Veteran?

    The OFCCP has recently released an infographic that helps veterans understand if they have protected status…

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