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  1. Commentary: Industry credentials are solid first step in transition

    Many programs and initiatives have been launched over the past few years to help veterans get civilian jobs, and many employers have committed to hire and even train veterans.

    • Jul. 16, 2014
  2. Post-9/11 veterans unemployment at 7 percent in June

    Following a sharp drop in May, the unemployment rate for the youngest generation of veterans jumped substantially in June, government data show.

    • Jul. 3, 2014
  3. STEM skills more important to employers than bachelor's degree, study indicates

    High school graduates with a background in science, technology, engineering and math are in higher demand in the job market than college grads without such skill, according to a new Brookings Institution study.

    • Jul. 1, 2014
  4. Recruiters & business owners talk hard-to-fill jobs

    Gunnery Sgt. Chris Albright left the Marine Corps in 2013 and jumped right into his new career as owner of CMIT Solutions in northern Virginia, a national information technology franchise.

    • Jun. 9, 2014
  5. Spencer Kympton, center, president of The Mission Continues, speaks to the group's new fellows before their May 17 swearing-in at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Mission Continues

    For veteran volunteers, story is part of the work

    Jules Toraya rattled off his life story as quickly as he could: a desire for public service, five years in the Army, environmental work for the last four, and now a new fellowship to help vets find jobs. Then he glanced at the clock.

    • May. 28, 2014
  6. First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 11, during an event for caregivers of veterans. The first lady announced Wednesday the launch of a new website for veterans to help them connect with potential employers. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

    First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

    Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for co

    • Apr. 23, 2014
  7. Sailor-turned-JetBlue technician Andre Lafabregue traded one tarmac for another. Courtesy of JetBlue

    Aviation certifications: Big payoff for learning technical job skills

    Former Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Andre Lafabregue tried other things, but he just couldn't scratch that itch.

    • Apr. 21, 2014
  8. USAA veteran employees, from left, Charles A. Lane, Richard F. Katona, Jacqueline Vilches, Mary Theresa Perez and John DuQue IV. Courtesy of USAA

    Best for Vets: Employers 2014

    Troops transitioning out of the military often worry that the jobs they did in uniform will be irrelevant to the jobs they want out of uniform.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  9. Post-9/11 veterans employment improves but still lags civilian rate

    Employment for the latest generation of veterans improved in 2013 but still lags well behind that of civilians, according to a new government report.

    • Mar. 20, 2014
  10. Post-9/11 vet unemployment rate jumps to 9.2 percent

    The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans jumped in February, nearly erasing the gains of a few months ago, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show.

    • Mar. 7, 2014
  11. Leadership program opens for new, recent separating troops

    Troops who plan to leave the military within the next three to six months, or have recently left, may be eligible to apply for a leadership program aimed at helping them make the transition to the corporate world.

    • Feb. 21, 2014
  12. Veterans don't have to disclose PTSD to a potential employer, and sometimes speaking up can work against them. Mike Morones/Staff

    PTSD can affect civilian hiring here's how to manage it on the job

    When special ops Sgt. Travis Cox exited the Marines in 2011, he worried that his post-traumatic stress, the result of a two-year tour in Iraq, might interfere with efforts to find and keep a job. But it didn't turn out that way.

    • Feb. 19, 2014
  13. Jim Amos, left, a Vietnam-era Marine veteran who is a successful businessman, told lawmakers recently that the military has made strides in its transition assistance efforts, but is still focused more on keeping people in uniform, rather than helping those troops who plan to leave. Mike Morones/Staff

    Big business: Vets should start transition process early

    Bigwigs at some of America's largest corporations agree: Troops need to start planning much earlier to have a smooth and successful transition from the military to the private sector.

    • Feb. 10, 2014
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