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Veterans

Medical discharge and medical retirement: Understanding how to talk to employers

Medical discharge and medical retirement: Understanding how to talk to employers

Medical discharge and medical retirement are two very different things, and veterans and employers alike should understand the difference.

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Meeting the challenges of transitioning for veterans with a disability

Meeting the challenges of transitioning for veterans with a disability

Transitioning to the world of work can be a difficult process for veterans with disabilities, but GettingHired is here to offer support and advice.

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Tips: How do I talk to an employer about my PTSD?

Tips: How do I talk to an employer about my PTSD?

Speaking to an employer about PTSD can be intimidating, but doing so can be a positive experience, if done correctly.  Read our new blog to learn some tips!

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A Tale of Multiple Presidential Policies

A Tale of Multiple Presidential Policies

It's almost decision time! The disability vote can have a big impact on the election results and organizations across the country have been encouraging voters with disabilities to make their voice heard. We look at the major issues and policies most affecting individuals and veterans with disabilities, some of which both Clinton and Trump respond to.

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The Top Qualities Veterans Bring to Your Business

The Top Qualities Veterans Bring to Your Business

Veteran hiring has become a big topic for employers over the last five years. 2014 saw a record low of the U.S. veteran unemployment rate for the last eight years, with job opportunities opening up particularly within federal contracting companies. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this has continued to drop and businesses are beginning to recognize the value veterans can bring to their business objectives. We take a look at some of the unique qualities that veterans can bring...

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots,

The View from Someone Else’s Boots, "My Personal Road to Having a Disability"

U.S. Navy veteran Ed Crenshaw is an active disability advocate and regular GettingHired blogger. With years of expertise in the veteran and disability space, as a consultant, author and radio host, Ed's career has always been centered on diversity and inclusion. It wasn't until recently, that Ed became an individual with a disability himself. He shares his personal story with us.

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots: Picking the Right 'Yellow-Ribbon College' for Your Post-Military Career

The View from Someone Else’s Boots: Picking the Right 'Yellow-Ribbon College' for Your Post-Military Career

Are you a veteran transitioning back into civilian life? Have you considered returning to education? Depending on your career goal, updating or expanding your qualifications can lead to increased opportunities. 'Yellow Ribbon' Colleges could make this a better option for you.  

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Resources Available to Returning Veterans Challenged with Finding a Job

Resources Available to Returning Veterans Challenged with Finding a Job

"Veterans Employment Challenges" is a compelling study completed by Prudential Corporation that featured various demographics of returning military service men and women from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America between December 2011 and January 2012 . While 2,453 veterans were questioned, the majority of the survey's participants represented post - 9-11 and Gulf War veterans.

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Five Issues That Can Make an Immediate Positive Impression on Organizational Recruiters

Five Issues That Can Make an Immediate Positive Impression on Organizational Recruiters

You are off to your initial employment interview with a recruiter or manager for an exciting position with a new prospective organization. Personally, you feel very confident, upbeat and positive about your resumé, your professional qualifications for the job, your ability to perform, and making a new transition. 

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How Does LinkedIn Enhance the Job Seeking Process

How Does LinkedIn Enhance the Job Seeking Process

LinkedIn is a modern, popular and effective social media network tool for professionals of all backgrounds, demographics and industries. The website services are generally free (with some added bonuses for a modest fee) and allows individuals the opportunity to create a professional media profile of themselves that can illustrate one's current and past employment history.

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