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8 in 10 Employers Lack Recruitment Programs for Veterans

As the nation honors its veterans on Memorial Day, a new survey exposes the challenges veterans face in transitioning from military service to the civilian work world. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than 21 million U.S. veterans in 2014. Additionally, every year 240,000 to 360,000 soldiers leave military service. In 2014, the unemployment rate for veterans was 25...

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The 36 Best Career and Technical Colleges for Vets in 2015

The 36 Best Career and Technical Colleges for Vets in 2015

Military jobs and training can provide service members with in-depth technical expertise — but how to convert that knowledge into success in the civilian world isn’t always obvious. “They have that technical experience, but they really don’t know where to plug that in,” said Gregory Scargall, veterans resource specialist at Santa Fe Community College. With the right education at a good technical...

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US Labor Department Proposes Critical Updates to Sex Discrimination Guidelines

US Labor Department Proposes Critical Updates to Sex Discrimination Guidelines

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a proposal to clarify federal contractors’ requirements to prohibit sex discrimination. The recommended changes would revise the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ guidelines to align with laws, court decisions and societal changes since they were originally issued in 1970. “Our sex discrimination guidelines...

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Talent management challenges and opportunities emerge for 2015

Talent management challenges and opportunities emerge for 2015

Futurestep has given some predictions for the talent management industry in 2015. Based on insights from 12 global experts, the list reflects trends that have emerged over the past 12 months that will likely dominate in the coming year. “As the economy strengthened in 2014, companies began allocating greater resources to manage their workforces,” says Byrne Mulrooney, CEO of Futurestep. “While...

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Trends in Talent Acquisition Technology

Trends in Talent Acquisition Technology

The recruiting industry is marked by constant change and innovation. While this is certainly a good thing — giving organizations new ways to connect and engage with top talent — keeping up with these changes can be overwhelming. But for companies to remain competitive, a firm understanding of the latest market trends and solutions available is integral to a successful talent acquisition process....

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US Secretary of State Announces Public-Private Veterans Partnership

US Secretary of State Announces Public-Private Veterans Partnership

10.31.2013 By Cheryl Pellerin – As Veterans Day approaches, Secretary of State John F. Kerry today announced a new public-private partnership intended to help veterans find international employment opportunities in the private and public sectors. “The Veterans Innovation Partnership, VIP as we are calling it, is not about just what the State Department can do for veterans, it’s really based on...

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