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Monster Study Reveals Veteran Friendly Employer Brand Key to Attracting Veteran Talent |

Monster Study Reveals Veteran Friendly Employer Brand Key to Attracting Veteran Talent | | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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CivilianJobs.com Names Ryder a 2014 Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military(R) - WSJ.com

CivilianJobs.com Names Ryder a 2014 Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military(R) - WSJ.com | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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From War Zone to Workplace, Can Veterans Fill a Void?

From War Zone to Workplace, Can Veterans Fill a Void? | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Could turning to the hundreds of thousands of former and reserve soldiers help meet the hiring needs of companies?
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Fostering military entrepreneurs

Fostering military entrepreneurs | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The ‘Disruptive Thinkers’ plan a conference
Navy Lt. Benjamin Kohlmann, Marine Capt. Lindsay Rodman, Army Maj. Nathan Finney, and Air Force Capt. Jeff
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La Quinta Inns proves that outreach to veterans is smart business

La Quinta Inns proves that outreach to veterans is smart business | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Through its work with the Bush Institute, the Irving-based hotel chain is hiring more employees with military ties.
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MichaelIKaplan: Do Veteran Entrepreneurs STILL Believe Money Can't Buy Happiness?

MichaelIKaplan: Do Veteran Entrepreneurs STILL Believe Money Can't Buy Happiness? | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Do veteran entrepreneurs STILL believe money can't buy happiness? They're correct, of course ... but for ALL the wrong reasons.
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Employers Told To Meet Vets Halfway On Jobs

Employers Told To Meet Vets Halfway On Jobs | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Good intentions are not enough when it comes to hiring the new generation of veterans in a highly competitive job market, business leaders were told Wednesday.
"It's not all rainbows and unicorns out there" for veterans or the employers seeking to hire them, said Ray Weeks, vice president of Vet...
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Are employers finally helping crack veteran hiring crisis?

Are employers finally helping crack veteran hiring crisis? | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
A veteran-employment slump dubbed “a national disgrace” in March has veered from pontification and promises to a true hiring push as 117,000 ex-members of the U.S.

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4 Trends Crushing America's Veterans

4 Trends Crushing America's Veterans | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Unemployment for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans hovers stubbornly above the national average. Veteran suicide rates have been estimated at 22 a day. Yet another dysfunctional soldier exploded into a
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U.S. Sen. Shaheen Wants More Loans for Veteran Entrepreneurs

U.S. Sen. Shaheen Wants More Loans for Veteran Entrepreneurs | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) wants more veteran loans for veterans that are entrepreneurs and recently introduced the Veteran Entrepreneurship Act.
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Tech Startups to Veterans: We Love You, We Want Some More of Ya

After a slow start, the Tech community has come to realize that veterans can be effective tech entrepreneurs and facilitators. Graduates of TechStars Patriot Boot Camp, StartupWeekend, VictorySpark
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LinkedIn Boot Camp: The 10 Biggest Mistakes Military Professionals Make On LinkedIn (And How to Avoid Them) - Career Attraction

LinkedIn Boot Camp: The 10 Biggest Mistakes Military Professionals Make On LinkedIn (And How to Avoid Them) - Career Attraction | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Transitioning to the civilian workforce? Here are 10 mistakes you need to avoid when it comes to your LinkedIn profile.
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New Johanns Leads Charge to Support Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

More Than 250,000 Service Members Transition Out of Military Annually
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New federal rule makes it harder for local veterans to find jobs - Times Leader

New federal rule makes it harder for local veterans to find jobs - Times Leader | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
A new federal mandate could make it harder for veterans to find jobs.Under a directive issued by the U.S. Department of Labor last mo...
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Gen. Dempsey to VMI grads: the world is 'longing for leadership' - Richmond Times Dispatch

Gen. Dempsey to VMI grads: the world is 'longing for leadership' - Richmond Times Dispatch | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Gen. Dempsey to VMI grads: the world is 'longing for leadership' Richmond Times Dispatch Martin Dempsey spoke of the leadership skills the cadets will carry into their future, the same ones that VMI has instilled in its graduates for 175 years and...

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Gen. Martin Dempsey spoke of the leadership skills the cadets will carry into their future, the same ones that VMI has instilled in its graduates for 175 years and the ones that carried VMI cadets into battle 150 years ago this week.

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Companies Need To Help America's Military Veterans Get Back To Work

Companies Need To Help America's Military Veterans Get Back To Work | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
These veterans have shown us their dedication to this country. It’s time we showed them ours.
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MichaelIKaplan: 8 Reasons Veteran Entrepreneurs Can Successfully Compete Against Large Corporations

MichaelIKaplan: 8 Reasons Veteran Entrepreneurs Can Successfully Compete Against Large Corporations | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Veterans Have a Tactical Business Advantage When Facing Corporate Giants. Showcase the benefits of "small" in your veteran-owned business
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MichaelIKaplan: 5 Transferable Skill Categories That Give Veterans A Tactical Advantage

MichaelIKaplan: 5 Transferable Skill Categories That Give Veterans A Tactical Advantage | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
A Highly Competitive Job Market Requires A Highly Competitive Edge. Veterans transitioning into civilian careers ignore these skills at their own risk.
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Vetrepreneurship Round-Up: 100 Great Sites for Military Veteran Businesspeople – Military Online Colleges

Vetrepreneurship Round-Up: 100 Great Sites for Military Veteran Businesspeople – Military Online Colleges | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
online colleges and programs for military veterans and soldiers.
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Online database system designed to help veterans seeking employment

Online database system designed to help veterans seeking employment | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced last week that a project to benefit veterans, first initiated by his campaign in 2012, has finally come to
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How Vets and Military Technology Are Helping at Home | TIME.com

How Vets and Military Technology Are Helping at Home | TIME.com | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
MOORE, Okla. -- William Gauntner quickly walks around a home hit  by one of the tornados that recently devastated central Oklahoma. A Navy-vet-turned-firefighter with training in structural assessment, Gauntner records the building damage by speaking into a phone, snaps three digital pictures from ...
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Commitment to Veterans: Lip Service, Hype or True Investment?

Commitment to Veterans: Lip Service, Hype or True Investment? | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Recruiting veterans has become trendy. Particularly around Veterans Day, I watch as company after company has its CEO or Director of HR stand on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, or on the Intrepid, or in front of the cameras of a major news network and state that ...
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A Career, Not a Job: Hiring a Veteran is Only Step One

A Career, Not a Job: Hiring a Veteran is Only Step One | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
I could tell that they were nervous.When I told our HR recruiters at the outset of 2013 that I wanted to ramp up our hiring goals for veterans and military spouses, it wasn’t the notion but the
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#Veterans -- How to Network at a Job Fair

#Veterans -- How to Network at a Job Fair | Veterans: Employment and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it

As you transition from a military to a civilian career, you will find yourself in numerous networking scenarios. From cocktail parties, to neighborhood barbecues to job fairs, you will be in situations where you could very likely meet key contacts who can help you in yourcareer growth.

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