The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released statistics on veteran unemployment, and the numbers are encouraging. Especially when compared to the unemployment numbers for non-veterans. The DOL released figures on the March 2023 unemployment numbers on April 7, 2023, noting, “the veteran unemployment rate was 2.4%, down from the 2.5% the previous month and… Read more »
VETtoCEO Offers Business Training to Military Veterans The non-profit organization, VETtoCEO, offers an annual business training program for qualified veterans and active military, including National Guard and Reserve members. The program is called Entrepreneurship for Transitioning Warriors and it is a free virtual program that in the past ran for six weeks. The VETtoCEO Program… Read more »
Bunker Labs is an amazing resource for veteran entrepreneurs and military spouses. Through like-minded communities and classes, Bunker Labs provides the resources that can help launch a small business or startup.
What if I were to tell you that there is a veteran-owned organization that can match business owners and entrepreneurs with highly experienced and capable military spouses all over the world? There is such an organization, and they are known as Freedom Makers. Learn more about Freedom Makers!
The American Rescue Plan of 2021 was signed into law by President Biden on March 11th. In this law, there is $386 million for the Veterans Rapid Retraining Assistance Program. This new program will be able to offer up to 12 months of training and employment assistance for veterans who are unemployed to enter high-demand occupations.
Nursing school is hard, passing the NCLEX is not easy, and working as a nurse is as challenging as it is rewarding. What might be considered the most difficult years of nursing are the transition years between student nurse and competent nurse. The VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) program supports nurses during these transition years. The program bolsters the training of nursing school by offering additional time to hone clinical skills that are critically important to a successful nursing career.
Have you completed an advanced degree? Are you interested in a career helping veterans? If your answer to these questions is “yes”, then you should consider applying for the VA’s Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program.
USO Transition Program & 3 Tips for Transition Success The USO Transition Program connects service members and military spouses with over 40,000 resources. A Transition Specialist works closely with service members and promotes smooth transitions from active duty service into civilian communities. The USO Pathfinder Transition Program is will soon be renamed the USO Transition… Read more »
1 out of every 7 franchises is owned by a veteran. Veterans make some of the best franchise owners because of their knowledge, skills and experience gained in uniform. Many franchises offer veterans discounts. These highly rated franchises for veterans offer a 30% or more discount off their franchise fee!