Latest Articles

EMPLOYER ARTICLES HOME

  • Want dedicated, loyal employees? Hire veterans!

    Want dedicated, loyal employees? Hire veterans!

    At America’s Job Exchange, we often discuss why bringing veterans into the workforce is good for business. Hiring veteran can help build a dynamic team and augment your affirmative action planning.

    Read More
  • The VOW Act of 2011: How Hiring Veterans Can Help Your Diversity Programs

    The VOW Act of 2011: How Hiring Veterans Can Help Your Diversity Programs

    The Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act was enacted by the Department of Labor to help eliminate roadblocks unemployed veterans may face in obtaining employment. Along with education and training assistance to help veterans who served our nation find jobs and support their families, VOW also offers multiple incentives for employers recruiting from the veteran community. In particular, VOW is good for business...

    Read More
  • A Closer Look at the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)

    A Closer Look at the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)

    If you are a federal contractor who needs to develop an OFCCP compliance strategy, the first order of business is an understanding of the laws which govern the OFCCP mandate. One of the multiple legislative orders for compliance is the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act or VEVRAA, which prohibits discrimination against protected veterans...

    Read More
  • Why Recruiting Veterans Can Improve Your Team

    Why Recruiting Veterans Can Improve Your Team

    Veterans bring unique skills to the workplace. As they return from military duty and look to pursue civilian careers, you will more than likely interview many of these job candidates. There are various reasons you should consider when looking to hire a former member of the military community, including their ability to show leadership, teamwork and unparalleled discipline...

    Read More
  • Veterans and Unemployment

    Veterans and Unemployment

    If you look at the unemployment rate for veterans as a whole it appears to be better than the national average, reaching its lowest level in the past three years when it dipped to a rate of 6.6 percent. The national average remains at 8.1 percent. If we look at different sectors of the veteran's community; however, we do find that Gulf War II-era veterans (those who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars) rose to 10.9 percent...

    Read More
  • The Value of Hiring Veterans

    The Value of Hiring Veterans

    There are many incentives to look to the veteran's community as a fertile ground for recruitment and hiring. Apart from tax incentives available to employers from legislative orders such as the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, and enriching your diversity initiatives, the veteran community offers a unique set of skills that can add to your organizational dynamics. Veterans possess leadership skills that are the core framework of their training...

    Read More
  • Hiring Our Heroes: RTI Helps Veterans Build Second Careers in Metals Engineering

    Hiring Our Heroes: RTI Helps Veterans Build Second Careers in Metals Engineering

    At America's Job Exchange, we take great pride in helping our clients create successful initiatives to hire our nation's heroes returning from service. While it is important to recognize the sacrifice of our veterans, we also want to recognize the efforts of organizations that are going the extra mile to create opportunities for veterans. Employment opportunities at RTI and valuable military training are combining...

    Read More
  • Why Should You Hire Veterans?

    Why Should You Hire Veterans?

    At America’s Job Exchange, we often discuss why bringing veterans into the workforce is good for business. Hiring veteran can help build a dynamic team and augment your affirmative action planning.

    Read More
  • Best Practices to Recruit Veterans

    Best Practices to Recruit Veterans

    As we noted in our article, Why Recruiting Veterans Can Improve Your Team, there are many reasons to recruit and hire military veterans. Their leadership abilities, training and unique skills mean they can most often than not transfer their military skills quite favorably to the civilian workforce. While there are laws that require employers with federal contracts or subcontracts of $10,000...

    Read More
  • Assessing Your Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities Outreach Efforts

    Assessing Your Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities Outreach Efforts

    Working with recruitment sources that target Individuals with Disabilities (IWD) and Protected Veterans (PV) is a good start, but ultimately you don’t want to have just documentation of outreach. You want to know the time and money spent working with those recruitment sources is yielding results and you are successfully onboarding qualified candidates.

    Read More

EMPLOYER ARTICLES HOME

Webinars

Join America's Job Exchange and the EEOC on 6/19 at 2:00pm EDT for Overview of the Strategic Enforcement Plan, Priority & Issues at the EEOC.

AJE Partners

Affirmative Action planning is a critical piece of any OFCCP compliance program. AJE has an exclusive partnership with OutSolve to provide support in this key area.

Need More Information?

If you'd like to schedule a demo or are interested in any of our OFCCP, diversity or recruiting services, submit the form below and an AJE team member will contact you.