How to Recruit Veterans to Your Business
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
2h ago
Numerous businesses today recognize the valuable skills and qualities that military veterans bring to the table, and are actively seeking to recruit them. With a growing number of service members transitioning to civilian life annually, many companies are eager to tap into the pool of well-educated, disciplined, and professional individuals. Not too long ago, veterans faced challenges in finding suitable employment, but the landscape has shifted significantly. Companies now vie for top veteran talent, striving to position themselves as military and veteran-friendly organizations to attract v ..read more
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Seize Career Opportunities at Military MOJO San Antonio Hiring Event
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
2d ago
Are you a degreed veteran, milspouse seeking new career opportunities? Don’t miss out on the Military MOJO Hiring Event happening at the Omni La Mansion del Rio in San Antonio, TX from May 2nd to May 3rd. This boutique-style event promises a high-touch, white-glove experience tailored to veterans and military spouses. Connect and Grow: Military MOJO Hiring Event The Military MOJO Hiring Event is your chance to engage with top employers looking to hire degreed veterans. Join us for an exclusive welcome reception with recruiters, including food, beverages and networking opportunities. Take advan ..read more
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Getting Ready to Enter or Re-enter the Workforce
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
2d ago
Working from home is an option to consider Whether you’re entering the workforce, or it’s been a number of years, it can be challenging to enter that world. Work environments and culture can change quickly. Brushing up on the latest technological advancements employers are using is a great first step. Familiarizing yourself with technology will help ease the transition into the workforce and provide you with much more marketable skills. Social media Social media is a powerful business tool for companies and for job seekers as well. Get to know companies that interest you through various socia ..read more
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DOD’s Spouse Employment Pilot Program’s Success Stories
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
4d ago
Last year, the Defense Department kicked off the Military Spouse Career Accelerator Pilot program. As the program enters its second quarter of the second year, lessons learned from the first year will be used to make it even better going forward.  The three-year MSCAP program is designed to help military spouses find employment fellowships with participating companies. Following the conclusion of those fellowships, some military spouses may be offered full-time employment.  The DoD’s C. Todd Lopez reports on challenges Military Spouses face as well as the Pilot program’s success: Eddy Mentzer ..read more
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Bridging the Gap: U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Top Veteran-Friendly Companies and Schools
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
5d ago
Navigating the Transition: Challenges for Veterans Returning to civilian life after military service presents a unique set of challenges for veterans. From adjusting to a new routine to translating military skills into civilian qualifications, the transition can often feel daunting and overwhelming. Despite their valuable experience and skills acquired during service, veterans may encounter barriers when seeking employment or pursuing higher education opportunities. Fortunately, there is a growing recognition of the importance of supporting veterans in their transition to civilian life. Many c ..read more
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Dogs and Technology: Saving Veteran Lives
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
5d ago
By Joe Syznkowski Dogs have always been essential to the well-being of veterans, whether they are working as a service dog or simply providing companionship. But when dogs come together with today’s modern technology, we can create a way for our furry friends to support our veterans further.  Dogs For Our Brave is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing professionally trained service dogs at no cost to veterans who have suffered debilitating injuries or illness while in service to our country. “We truly believe this helps us save two lives at once,” said April Haskins, executive ..read more
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The Best STEM Careers to Consider in 2024
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
1w ago
If you’re transitioning to the civilian workforce, or educational institution and interested in working in the STEM field with a stable income and opportunities for growth, here are some of the most popular STEM fields you should consider. Software Developer Rated as the top job in STEM by U.S. News & World Report, software developers are becoming more and more of a necessity in today’s world. As a software developer, you create computer applications that allow users to do specific tasks and the underlying systems that run the devices or control networks. This may include designing and de ..read more
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Empowerment Awaits: Women Veterans Engage Conference – Virtual
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
1w ago
Prepare to be inspired and empowered at the Women Veterans Engage Conference – Virtual, happening on April 27, 2024, from 9am to 2pm EST. Whether you’re a woman veteran, active duty, guard, reserve, spouse, or supporter, this event offers a unique opportunity for professional development, personal growth, and community connection. Event Details Mark your calendars for April 27, 2024, as Women Veterans Engage (WVE) hosts a virtual conference from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST. Organized by WVE, this year’s theme is “Empowered Warriors: Navigating Transitions, Igniting Purpose, and Cultivating Well-Bei ..read more
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Seize Opportunities at VIB Network Express Connect in Boston/Cambridge, MA
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
1w ago
Connect and Grow: VIB Network Express Connect Event  Join us for an exciting opportunity at the VIB Network Express Connect event, coming to Boston/Cambridge, MA on April 25, 2024. Hosted at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, this event promises a day filled with networking, learning and growth opportunities for veteran businesses and key stakeholders. Experience a day jam-packed with informative panels, insightful speakers and tactical networking sessions. The event aims to connect veteran businesses with key buyers and supplier diversity professionals from corporations and government agencies nati ..read more
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From Military Pilot to Math Ninja
US Veterans Magazine
by USVM
1w ago
By Tim Madden   A career in the military has many rewards, but it also has foundational relevance for a civilian career. According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, around 200,000 service members transition out of the military each year. Various federal programs are designed to facilitate this transition, including helping service members achieve their education, employment and other goals, and overcome potential challenges in adjusting to civilian life. Unfortunately, many of these programs fall flat, and thousands of veterans are left without any options or viable plan ..read more
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