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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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House passes two veterans bills

House passes two veterans bills

One bill would increase disability benefits and the other would help veterans with job training.

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Troop Talent Act a hit at historic Legion post

Troop Talent Act a hit at historic Legion post

Twin bills to ease military-to-civilian employment explained to veterans advocates by congressional sponsors.

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Career planning for the military spouse

Career planning for the military spouse

Many job-seeking resources are available for military spouses, such as Military.com’s Spouse Job Search Tool.

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Legionnaires participate in Rebuild event

Legionnaires participate in Rebuild event

Legionnaires provide color guard services as Sears Heroes at Home and Rebuilding Together restores a Vietnam veteran’s home.

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Legion, DoL teaming up for Twitter chat

Legion, DoL teaming up for Twitter chat

Reps from The American Legion and the Department of Labor will team up to answer questions about veterans employment during a live Twitter chat May 13.

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Discussing prior service with interviewers

Discussing prior service with interviewers

When you interview for a job, be sure not to rehash your military experience. Keep focused on what is relevant.

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Legion helps another federal bill gain support

Legion helps another federal bill gain support

Rep. Tammy Duckworth introduces veteran support bill with Legion assistance.

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Career fairs heading to big-name locations

Career fairs heading to big-name locations

Veterans hiring and employment events in May set for historic Fenway Park in Boston and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Koutz: Good news from White House on jobs

Koutz: Good news from White House on jobs

Commander attends first lady’s ‘Joining Forces’ update on veteran hiring initiative.

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Legion reiterates support for SBA vet initiatives

Legion reiterates support for SBA vet initiatives

Boots to Business and Patriot Express programs deserve funding and continuation, says Legion

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