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Boots to Business and Patriot Express programs deserve funding and continuation, says Legion
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State lawmakers have heeded the Legion’s call to pass veterans credentialing legislation, just as their federal counterparts did.
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State senate passes bill to ease requirements for veterans in licensed practical nursing.
Georgia and Maryland pass crucial legislation to help veterans gain entry into professional fields.
Around 700 on-the-spot interviews given at recent veterans hiring event at 69th Regiment Armory in New York City.
Department of Indiana wages successful campaign for civilian licensure of military emergency medical practitioners.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine announces a bill that will enhance Legion’s licensing and credentialing campaign.
Veteran and military hiring events will reach every part of the country in April.
When an Army captain left active duty in January 2001, he had no idea how complicated his job search would be in the civilian world.
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Like first dates, job interviews gauge the likelihood of mutually beneficial relationships.
Veterans looking for employment should do their homework, look the part, and close an interview well.
Removing ‘right of first refusal’ hindrance will help ease verification process for veteran-owned small businesses.
“Overzealous and unrealstic” small business verification process discourages veteran entrepreneurs, says Legion.
Act would eliminate Legion-supported outreach and employment programs now overseen by the Department of Labor.
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Legion Economic Division will welcome Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps on March 14.
VA moves to reduce number of veteran-owned small business applications it denies due to minor errors.
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick will reintroduce the bill that ensures veterans receive the same contracting preferences as every other group.
Department of Veterans Affairs will allow contract applicants opportunity to correct minor deficiencies before initial denial is issued.
‘Housing Our Heroes’ brings veteran and community organizations together to discuss future of veteran homelessness.
Assistant Labor secretary Keith Kelly vows to prepare, provide for and protect job-seeking veterans.
Executive director of Joining Forces highlights strides made in hiring veterans; DoD deputy assistant secretary warns of sequestrations effects.
Washington Conference attendees discuss licensing and credentialing issues on same day First Lady Michelle Obama mentions Legion's efforts in the area.
First Lady Michelle Obama expected to mention Legion's credentialing, licensing efforts during address to National Governors Association.
Despite current and forecast fiscal challenges, ending homelessness among veterans is still an achievable goal, said Legion roundtable participants.
With cuts, hiring freezes looming, fewer federal recruiters appear at Legion/RecruitMilitary career fair; law-enforcement agencies, colleges and universities, and financial institutions well represented.
Washington Conference event to explore ways to improve credentialing opportunities for veterans at the state level.
Legion-hosted entrepreneur groups seek a VA that is ‘helping, not hurting’ veteran owned small businesses.
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Homeless Veterans Roundtable will bring homeless veterans topic to forefront of Washington Conference.
Legion to connect its Small Business Task Force with VET-Force at a meeting on policy.
Registration open for Legion’s annual Small Business Task Force Business Conference.