Six Growth Industries Experiencing the Biggest Hiring Increases Contributed by Debbie Gregory With unemployment at just 3.9 percent, the jobless rate has reached an 18-year low. This is great news for businesses, but the low unemployment rate makes finding a job more challenging for job seekers. In order to increase the chances of finding employment, […]
Entries for the ‘Veteran Employment’ Category
By Debbie Gregory. Supported by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Military Spouse Professional Network (MSPN) is a program under the Hiring Our Heroes umbrella. The program aims to have big impact in major military areas nationwide by funneling momentum for military spouse employment into action. Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones will focus on cities […]
MSPB – Prohibited Personnel Practices – https://www.mspb.gov/ The Merit Systems Protection Board protects federal employees from “Prohibited Personnel Practices.” This includes protecting employees from wrongful termination, nepotism, whistleblowing, misclassification, political activity, etc.. The MSPB also administers the Uniformed Service Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA https://www.mspb.gov/mspbsearch/viewdocs.aspx?docnumber=367903&version=368536&application=HTML) which protects non-career uniformed service members by […]
By Debbie Gregory. While many veterans are a bit ahead of their civilian counterparts when it comes to money, they still struggle with credit card debt and timely mortgage payments. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Foundation’s recent study included more than 3,000 veterans and 23,000 non-veterans. There are approximately 22 million military U.S. veterans in […]
By Debbie Gregory. Retired pilots- the Air Force wants you…again! To that end, the service branch has initiated the Voluntary Retired Return to Active Duty Program (VRRAD) for pilots under the age of 60 in the rank of captain, major or lieutenant colonel, who retired within the last five years. Pilots who held a job […]
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