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U.S. states offer Veterans a wide range of benefits. State representatives provided VA the most unique or newest benefit for Veterans, part of a five-part series. Below is a list of the benefits in alphabetical order by state. For VA benefits, people can download and print the VA Welcome Kit at  https://www.va.gov/welcome-kit . People can provide general feedback and suggestions on ways VA can improve the Welcome Kit via email...
J uly 25th is National Hire a Veteran Day founded by HireOurHeroes.com.  Every day, hundreds of our military personnel leave the service in search of civilian employment. #HireAVeteranDay reminds employers to consider veterans to fill their open positions. As highly trained, qualified individuals, they are ideal for numerous trades. Many skills gained in the military world transfer to the civilian world. Both small and large...
May is National Military Appreciation Month. This month is near and dear to all of us at Hire Our Heroes   and we continue to think about those that have served in the military, are active duty or have had a love one serve. The best way to honor a veteran is to hire one! #hireourheroes  
Veteran Unemployment Rate According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the  unemployment rate for veterans  in June 2019 was 3.2%. The overall population experienced higher rates of unemployment at 3.7%. Many employers know the true value of hiring veterans and have even pledged to increase their veteran employee populations. Author of  From We Will to At Will  Justin Constantine says that's a smart...
Home Helpers® Home Care, a leading network of in-home Caregiving providers, will commemorate National Hire a Veteran Day this July 25 by pushing through the home stretch of its recruitment goal to hire 3,000 veterans and service families. To help achieve its veteran recruitment goal set in 2017, Home Helpers will host a Facebook Live session  on Thursday, July 25, from Noon to 1 p.m. EDT in partnership with...
Here's a roundup of veteran job news. Memphis Programs Aims to Connect Vets with Aviation Jobs MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Release) – In an effort to prepare military veterans for potential airport-related jobs, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) is partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and University Aviation Association to bring the Edge4Vets program to Memphis.     Edge4Vets works in...
Dallas based Defence Unlimited International is one of the fastest growing companies operating within the defence and security space. The firm has adopted a unique outsourced model which integrates multiple partners both individual and corporate, on its projects. This has enabled it to offer and deliver to its clients best of breed bespoke solutions. And they have announced some hiring plans although it is unclear what locations the...
Dan Caporale, the founder of Hire Our Heroes was recently featured on the RecTech podcast where he talked about the upcoming National Hire a Veteran Day which is coming up on July 25th. In the interview which you can listen to below he also discusses the origins of the non-profit, why veterans are a great hire and more.
Veteran Shark Tank is a on the hunt to find the best Veteran business concept. The event is expanding to four cities before finalists convene in Philadelphia for the final showdown. Veteran entrepreneurs in Chicago, Atlanta, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. will have the opportunity to pitch their business idea during regional qualifiers this summer. The selected Veterans will then go head-to-head during the finals in Philadelphia...
Hamilton-Ryker's new division, TalentGro, was created to provide solutions to the nation-wide problem of the skills gap. The division received their first approval in Kentucky four months ago and has now received approval from the state of Tennessee. TalentGro is also working in Mississippi and Alabama to develop tailored apprenticeship programs to meet those states' Workforce Development needs.  ...
As mobile operators in the U.S. begin to deploy 5G technology, there is a rapidly growing need for skilled, fully trained cell tower crews. While Nokia is working with operators to put the network infrastructure in place, its subsidiary, SAC Wireless , is laying the groundwork by recruiting and training military veterans for tower climber jobs. The program is called Warriors4Wireless . With world-class training centers around the...