When you leave the military, the biggest question is "what's next?" It's a scary job market right now, but the skills you've received in the military make you highly marketable. The Legion sponsors dozens of veterans hiring fairs each year, and our employment experts also provide tips to writing resumes, networking and making a strong impression in the interview process.
Kathleen Martinez, assistant secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, will meet with Past National Commander William Detweiler in New Orleans this week.
Veteran business owners, military spouses get one-on-one opportunities with CEOs during Inc.-Joining Forces Mentoring Fair.
Legion working with Inc. magazine, Joining Force to bring 50 prominent CEOs to Washington, D.C., to serve as mentors to veterans, servicemembers and their families.
The Legion attended a House Veterans' Affairs Committee summit to assess how businesses are hiring veterans and the practices that have produced positive results for veterans.
Small businesses would receive incentives for hiring veterans, wounded warriors in $447 billion plan.
The Department of Homeland Security participated in the Legion's Small Business Training Program last month in Minneapolis.
Last week, Legion representatives and members of its Business Task Force hit New Orleans for the greatly expanded National Veterans Small Business Conference.
Annual Heroes to Hometowns' Transition & Benefits Job Fair will precede national convention on Aug. 27.
Experts will gather in Minneapolis during national convention to discuss climbing rate of vet joblessness, just one of many Economic sessions available in Minneapolis.
President orders broad, interagency effort to reduce jobless rate among Post-9/11 veterans.