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Posts Tagged 'Veterans'

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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.

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.

Kellogg Employer Spotlight: How to grow your career through Kapable

Kellogg Company’s commitment to diversity can be traced back to their founder, W.K. Kellogg, who was a pioneer in employing women in the workplace and reaching across cultural boundaries. The company continues his legacy more than 100 years later by making diversity and inclusion top priorities.

City of Hope Employer Spotlight: A Unique Opportunity

Career opportunities at City of Hope are as diverse as they are rewarding, challenging, and meaningful. Whether your skills lie in the fields of business, science, medicine, or support service, City of Hope’s steadfast mission and extraordinary management will allow you to do your best and most personally fulfilling work.

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!

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.

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...

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.

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.  

What's in a Military Discharge and How Can it Impact my Employability?

As most veterans are acutely aware, all separating military service members will receive a government issued DD-214 discharge paper when officially leaving the service and returning to civilian status. Most military enlisted members are typically bound to completing a term of enlistment. However, there are other ways of voluntary or involuntarily separating from active-duty military status, including separating prior to completing a typical 4-year term enlistment obligation.

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