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Seven college jobs to jump-start your résumé

Seven college jobs to jump-start your résumé

From selling computers to leading group exercises, work experience in college can give you an edge in the job market.

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Legion credentialing efforts reach every state

Legion credentialing efforts reach every state

Thanks to Legion and its partners, all states will waive skills tests in commercial drivers license tests for veterans.

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‘Our veterans deserve better’

‘Our veterans deserve better’

Government outreach to veteran small business operators could be better, says Legion.

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Legion job fairs reach 150 venues in 2013

Legion job fairs reach 150 venues in 2013

Organization has helped bring more than 150 job fairs this year to veterans, servicemembers and their families in all parts of the United States.

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New Jersey Legionnaire recognized for job efforts

New Jersey Legionnaire recognized for job efforts

DoD honors Past Department Commander Bob Looby for employment initiatives, support of Guard/Reserve.

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Legion to host veterans’ small business forum

Legion to host veterans’ small business forum

Those wishing to attend the forum in Washington, D.C., sponsored by VET-Force, must register by Oct. 10.

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10 jobs that are most likely to disappear

10 jobs that are most likely to disappear

While many jobs are in higher demand, some are falling by the career-path wayside.

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Handbook offers reminder that ‘Everyone Serves’

Handbook offers reminder that ‘Everyone Serves’

Free guide issued by Blue Star Families helps family members and loved ones cope with a servicemember’s deployment.

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Clearance holders and reporting responsibilities

Clearance holders and reporting responsibilities

As demonstrated by the case of Edward Snowden, unreported security concerns can lead to a cataclysmic compromise of classified information.

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Legion fighting for veteran business owners

Legion fighting for veteran business owners

The American Legion has filed an amicus brief on behalf of a veteran-owned small business contesting VA’s noncompliance with veteran contracting requirements.

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Best-paying jobs for high school-educated veterans

Best-paying jobs for high school-educated veterans

These seven jobs don’t require a veteran, who chooses not to attend higher education after leaving the military, to have a college degree.

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Guardsmen turn up for New Jersey job fair

Guardsmen turn up for New Jersey job fair

The Legion’s Department of New Jersey hosted its 12th Hiring Our Heroes career fair last week.

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DoL focused on getting veterans back to work

DoL focused on getting veterans back to work

Deputy Secretary Seth Harris stresses to attendees at national convention that DoL is helping veterans build careers that support middle-class lifestyles.

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Selective service is ‘inexpensive insurance’

Selective service is ‘inexpensive insurance’

Selective Service System still relevant and increasingly important, says its director.

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Hiring fair offers jobs, career guidance

Hiring fair offers jobs, career guidance

Legion-sponsored Hiring Our Heroes career fair in Houston welcomed 80 employers and nearly 350 veterans, servicemembers and military spouses.

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Biden: Military, veterans owed 'sacred obligation’

Biden: Military, veterans owed 'sacred obligation’

Biden focus on veterans employment, troop support during address to Legion's national convention.

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Legion Economic Summit breaking new ground

Legion Economic Summit breaking new ground

Entreprenurial course for women headlines intensive, two-day veterans' employment event.

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Promise to end homelessness can be kept

Promise to end homelessness can be kept

The toughest fight lies ahead, but the five-year plan to end homelessness among veterans can still succeed, say advocates.

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Civilian credentialing: A Legion concern

Civilian credentialing: A Legion concern

Licensing and credentialing advocates met at national convention to report progress in their campaign and to discuss ways to overcome remaining obstacles to universal success.

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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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