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Veterans job fair headed to Austin, Texas

Veterans job fair headed to Austin, Texas

Legion Department of Texas to host free hiring event on Sept. 24 for veterans, servicemembers and spouses.

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Entrepreneurship workshop featured at national convention

Entrepreneurship workshop featured at national convention

The American Legion hosted a two-day small business workshop for veterans and servicemembers.

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Legion reaches out to transitioning servicemembers

Legion reaches out to transitioning servicemembers

At a dinner event during its national convention, The American Legion helped soldiers and Marines prepare for civilian life.

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American Legion presents Employer of the Year awards

American Legion presents Employer of the Year awards

Veteran-friendly businesses and individuals recognized at the Legion’s 96th national convention

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Veterans give a 'competitive edge' to UPS

Veterans give a 'competitive edge' to UPS

UPS' vice president of U.S. Operations tells national convention that his company''s veteran employees are an investment paying dividends.

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VA releases new GI Bill comparison tool

Legion had key role in developing online platform that computes benefit totals and education value for student veterans.

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Hire them, develop them, connect them

Hire them, develop them, connect them

USAA senior vice president offers a simple recipe to guide employers who want to hire veterans.

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Legion, U.S. Chamber renew vows

Legion, U.S. Chamber renew vows

Hiring Our Heroes event in Charlotte one of many national convention activities aimed at helping military personnel shift into civilian careers.

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Student veterans share transition experiences

Student veterans share transition experiences

Veterans, higher education and government officials collaborate at the Legion’s Education Syposium during national convention.

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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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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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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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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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