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Sallie Mae on veteran hiring campaign

Sallie Mae on veteran hiring campaign

Sallie Mae will be at the Legion’s national convention in Houston to learn, teach and recruit.

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Coca-Cola adding veterans to workforce

Coca-Cola adding veterans to workforce

Soft drink giant will have a booth at the Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair during national convention in Houston.

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UPS delivering jobs to veterans

UPS delivering jobs to veterans

The global company will be providing hiring expertise during a veterans empowerment workshop at the Legion's national convention in Houston.

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Walmart to bring hiring goal to convention

Walmart to bring hiring goal to convention

Retail supergiant plans to make progress on its commitment to hire 100,000 veterans at Legion national convention hiring fair.

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Four benefits to hiring veterans

Four benefits to hiring veterans

Veterans are uniquely positioned to market themselves effectively for work in the private sector.

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Top 10 college degrees for veterans

Top 10 college degrees for veterans

Military experience and training can help veterans land good jobs that are in high demand.

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Career counselors break down hiring barriers

Career counselors break down hiring barriers

Three career counselors offer their perspectives on veterans employment in the ‘green’ industry.

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Four big lies employers tell job applicants

Four big lies employers tell job applicants

Recruiting experts give advice on how to handle them.

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Five top job-hunting tips

Five top job-hunting tips

Remember to show off the professional “you” in résumés, cover letters and social media.

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Job Blues: I’m Here and I Hate It

Job Blues: I’m Here and I Hate It

When starting a job, an office ally can help you understand the new work environment more quickly.

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Mistakes made in an interview can cost you a job offer

Mistakes made in an interview can cost you a job offer

Be aware of your verbal and nonverbal performances, and the messages you send during a job interview.

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Verizon Wireless focused on veteran hiring

Verizon Wireless focused on veteran hiring

Technology company has special hiring site for military, attends career fairs nationwide.

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Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Event aims to find further solutions to a homeless veterans problem that is improving but still in need of attention.

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NAACP addresses vet jobs, benefits

NAACP addresses vet jobs, benefits

American Legion directors, corporate executives discuss ways they are helping veterans make transitions and file VA claims.

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The ‘inexperienced’ résumé

The ‘inexperienced’ résumé

“Light” résumés can gain weight from a closer review of your military accomplishments.

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Multinational IT giant offers free training

Multinational IT giant offers free training

SAP’s ‘Veterans to Work’ certification program includes job placement assistance.

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Table manners: 3 key tips for job fairs

Table manners: 3 key tips for job fairs

Excellent job opportunities await at seemingly unlikely places.

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No veterans need apply?

No veterans need apply?

Here are five reasons why some employers choose not to hire veterans.

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Keys to asking for recommendations

Keys to asking for recommendations

When asking someone for a job recommendation, keep in mind they are putting their own reputation on the line by vouching for you.

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Company invites veterans to enter tech field

Company invites veterans to enter tech field

SharpDecisions funds $250,000 employment program for veterans interested in data mining, quality assurance testing.

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Minnesota company offers vets free training

Minnesota company offers vets free training

Nexstar Legacy Foundation provides resources, training scholarships for careers in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical industry.

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GE leads industry veteran hiring push

GE leads industry veteran hiring push

General Electric CEO creates advanced manufacturing industry campaign to hire veterans.

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Register now for Legion career events

Register now for Legion career events

Job fair, workshop for women veterans and transition advice from top U.S. companies offered free of charge at national convention in Houston.

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Legion to Congress: Pass the Troop Talent Act

Legion to Congress: Pass the Troop Talent Act

The House bill would help servicemembers and veterans get job credentials in the private sector.

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Career fair brings hundreds to Meadowlands

Career fair brings hundreds to Meadowlands

Around 400 veterans, servicemembers and spouses attend Hiring Our Heroes event at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

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New Jersey passes temporary teaching license law

New Jersey passes temporary teaching license law

State grants temporary teaching certification to military spouses who hold teaching license in different state.

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The homeless veterans challenge remains

The homeless veterans challenge remains

An influx of new veterans as the services shrink could swell the number of homeless.

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Building the bridge to civilian employment

Building the bridge to civilian employment

Besides colleges and universities, some professional associations offer opportunities for credentialing and certification.

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Tuskegee Airmen’s business lessons

Tuskegee Airmen’s business lessons

A film about the famed Red Tails of World War II shows how they ran their squadron with sound business principles.

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Technology ‘boot camp’ looking for veterans

Technology ‘boot camp’ looking for veterans

TechStars will host a free Patriot Boot Camp for veterans, servicemembers and spouses interested in creating a tech startup.

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