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Employment summit teaches attendees how to get hired

Employment summit teaches attendees how to get hired

About 70 veterans, servicemembers and spouses gathered for the Legion's Employment & Empowerment Summit to receive job-search advice from renowned veteran friendly employers.

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Bridging the military to civilian gap

Bridging the military to civilian gap

Veterans Employment & Education Commission meeting at national convention featured a panel that examined challenges transitioning servicemembers encounter and how Legionnaires can help.

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Time Warner Cable looking to hire veterans as field technicians

Time Warner Cable looking to hire veterans as field technicians

Telecommunications company will attend convention job fair, hope to recruit veterans into certified field technician training program.

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Register now for convention career fair

Register now for convention career fair

Nearly 90 veteran-friendly employers expected to be on hand Aug. 26, accepting résumés from attendees and even interviewing on the spot.

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CSX bringing at least 75 'career opportunities' to convention job fair

CSX bringing at least 75 'career opportunities' to convention job fair

CSX Corporation, the rail transportation giant and reputed military employer, will have a significant role at the Legion's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Northrop Grumman to attend national convention

Global security giant will bring its renowned support for veterans to American Legion's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Education symposium to focus on newest veterans

Education symposium to focus on newest veterans

National convention event will bring together key officials from higher education and government agencies, and most importantly student veterans themselves.

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Legion conference set to 'employ and empower' veterans

Legion conference set to 'employ and empower' veterans

Employment and Empowerment Summit will offer two days worth of job skills training and employment opportunities to veterans and servicemembers at national convention.

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Veterans and spouses invited to hiring fairs in August

Veterans and spouses invited to hiring fairs in August

Legion will sponsor 25 career fairs nationwide, including the organization's own job fair at national convention.

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New social-lending marketplace for veterans launched

Legion-StreetShares initiative focused on providing loans to veteran-owned small businesses.

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Illinois Legion job fair set for July 11

Illinois Legion job fair set for July 11

The Department of Ilinois will conduct a hiring fair for veterans, military personnel and their spouses during the department convention in Springield, Ill.

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Legion working with vets during entrepreneurial event

The Legion will be hosting a booth and conducting outreach efforts at the annual VETS14 conference, June 16-19, in Reno, Nev.

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Social lending for veteran-owned businesses

Social marketplace lenders are a great way to get in front of investors, tell your story and obtain a business loan.

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Veterans invited to attend manufacturing conference

Limited number of passes available to Big M conference in Detroit June 9-12; panel discussion on veterans in manufacturing scheduled for June 11.

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Veterans offered 300 port jobs

Veterans offered 300 port jobs

Department of New Jersey helps host job fair for employment opportunities at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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Legionnaire hopes to 'democratize' lending

Legionnaire hopes to 'democratize' lending

Mark L. Rockefeller's business, StreetShares.com, gets start-up funding to veteran business owners, and is changing conventional ideas about venture capital.

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New Jersey hiring fair offers port jobs to veterans

New Jersey hiring fair offers port jobs to veterans

Legion-sponsored event to offer special employment opportunities for veterans at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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'Vetrepreneurs' should look to Internet to raise capital

'Vetrepreneurs' should look to Internet to raise capital

Mark L. Rockefeller, CEO of StreetShares.com and industry expert, says the new frontier of business lending is online.

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Legion discusses veterans transition to civilian jobs

Legion discusses veterans transition to civilian jobs

American Legion attends National Veteran Employment Summit in Washington, D.C., where Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta was keynote speaker.

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Career fair brings 100 job offers to Ohio town

Career fair brings 100 job offers to Ohio town

Hiring Our Heroes connects veterans with employers who are ready to hire in Celina, Ohio.

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Nine employment obstacles veterans face

Nine employment obstacles veterans face

Veterans should keep in mind that their new civilian jobs will most likely be less intense and less important than their military duties.

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Veteran employment summit set

Veteran employment summit set

The summit, held April 29-30 in Washington, will feature Medal of Honor recipient and Legionnaire Sal Giunta.

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College gives special deal to Connecticut Legionnaires

College gives special deal to Connecticut Legionnaires

Department of Connecticut launches partnership program with Goodwin College that gives Legion family members 33 percent discount in tuition.

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Legion appeals for extending vet training program

Legion appeals for extending vet training program

Retraining program for older veterans set to expire March 31. Legion appeals for extension.

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Women entrepreneurs flock to Washington Conference

Women entrepreneurs flock to Washington Conference

Legion-sponsored two-day business workshop, For HEROES, proves 'extremely valuable.'

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Legion offers up potential 'life-changing' day

Legion offers up potential 'life-changing' day

Legion, RecruitMilitary bring dozens of potential employers face to face with veterans, military in the nation's capital.

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Citigroup focused on veteran employment

Citigroup focused on veteran employment

Veterans, servicemembers invited to attend free Resume Writing Workshop and career fair in Washington on Thursday.

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Business Task Force set to convene

Business Task Force set to convene

Group of veteran business owners which advises the Legion will meet at Washington Conference, set advocacy priorities for 2014.

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Legion to train women veteran entrepreneurs

Legion to train women veteran entrepreneurs

Course designed to provide women veterans ability to identify a business opportunity, draft a business plan and launch their enterprise.

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The Legion on Capitol Hill

The Legion on Capitol Hill

Three-hour snapshot of The American Legion’s legislative work in Washington shows that the shortest distance to success is rarely a straight line.

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