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VA tools help Vets, Servicemembers transition

Senior Employment Advisor, Veterans Benefits Administration Office of Economic Opportunity

VA works to help Veterans and Servicemembers find jobs, transition to civilian life.

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Life in the fast lane

Chris Clayton grew up with two passions in life: military aviation and racing. The first was from listening to his grandfather’s stories of working on P-51 Mustangs during World War II, and the latter from spending countless summer nights at …

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Veteran unemployment falls, while non-Veteran unemployment rises

The May 2014 unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Veterans are, as a whole, doing slightly better than non-Veterans. Gulf War II Veteran unemployment rates fell 1.5% and are doing better than the national non-Veteran average …

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Unemployment falls for Veterans, Gulf War II Veterans, Non Veterans

The April 2014 unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Veterans are, as a whole, doing slightly better than non-Veterans. Gulf War II Veterans, while lower than last month, are still experiencing higher rates of unemployment than …

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Helping Wounded Warriors Transition to Their Next Career

Deputy Undersecretary for VA’s Office of Economic Opportunity

VA is working closely with DoD to get vocational rehabilitation & employment info to Servicemembers where they are currently serving – on military bases.

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Helping Employers Connect to Job Seeking Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

(The above video is a brief introduction to the new Employment Center. if you’re not able to see the video clearly, make sure you click “HD” in the settings. You can also view it on YouTube here.) First Lady Michelle …

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Veterans’ Unemployment Data Continues Downward Trend

The March 2014 unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Veterans are, as a whole, doing better than the national average. While there is still more work to do, the downward trend in Veteran unemployment is continuing. …

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Entrepreneur Program Focuses on Veterans

Entrepreneur and the Director of Patriot Boot Camp

Tech “bootcamp” to focus on helping Veterans and their families reach their entrepreneurial potential

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Veteran Unemployment Continues Downward Trend

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released the unemployment data for February 2014. Although the month-to-month unemployment rate for Veterans continues to fluctuate, Veteran unemployment is still trending downward. While that is good news, we still have more work to …

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Veteran Unemployment Numbers Hold Steady in in January 2014 Report

With the release of the January 2014 unemployment data this week, we see Veteran unemployment numbers have largely held steady with a slight increase in post 9-11 Veteran unemployment. We’ve included some graphs that display Veteran unemployment data since January …

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