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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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Legion wants to help you find a job

Legion wants to help you find a job

Newest Legion newsletter provides monthly updates on veterans career fairs coming to your area.

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Hundreds head to Hiring Our Heroes events

Hundreds head to Hiring Our Heroes events

Veterans connect in Louisville, Detroit with employers like Verizon Wireless, Eli Lilly, the Social Security Administration and many more.

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Legionnaire finds niche for veterans in workforce

Legionnaire finds niche for veterans in workforce

Felix W. Ortiz, an Army veteran, founded Viridis Learning to place veterans in careers where their knowledge, skills and abilities will best serve them.

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Your first job: Taking on less responsibility

Your first job: Taking on less responsibility

Veterans may work for younger and less-experienced bosses in the private sector – be prepared for it and don’t take it personally.

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Is entrepreneurship the right path for you?

Is entrepreneurship the right path for you?

Many online resources are available to help veterans start or restart their own businesses.

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Job retention survey for veterans launches

Job retention survey for veterans launches

The online survey seeks to understand out why veterans leave their first post-military jobs.

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First Lady announces new vet hiring pledge

First Lady announces new vet hiring pledge

Construction industry says it will hire at least 100,00 veterans over the next 5 years.

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Legion reaffirms support for oil pipeline

Legion reaffirms support for oil pipeline

Keystone XL project is a positive step for national security and economy alike, says national commander.

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