Career & Finance

How Veterans’ Own Job Stereotypes Keep Them From Finding More Career Opportunities

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Military veterans have a higher unemployment rate than nonveterans, according to federal statistics. One reason may be that when veterans seek civilian jobs, they often face stereotypes from hiring managers. But another set of stereotypes may come into play as well: Veterans fall prey to their own…

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Panasonic Looks To Hire Veterans For Manufacturing Roles at Tesla’s State-Of-The-Art ‘Gigafactory’ In Nevada

Editor’s Note: The following story highlights veterans initiatives at Panasonic. Committed to filling its ranks with talented members of the military community, Panasonic is a Hirepurpose client. Learn more here. Panasonic is actively looking to hire veterans to work in the Panasonic battery cell-making operations within Tesla’s newly constructed Gigafactory, located in Sparks, Nevada. The lithium-ion…

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4 Tips for Transitioning Veterans

Before joining PwC in his current role, Chris Crace was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. Now, as Veterans Advocacy Leader, Crace leads PwC’s ongoing commitment to investing in diverse talent, which includes implementing an enhanced strategic roadmap and operational model for attracting, hiring and retaining veterans as well as military spouses. In…

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Cisco Exec Helps Vets Transition to Civilian Careers

Jason Phillips, Cisco Vice President of Digital HR and Chief of Staff, agreed to sit down recently for a Q & A with U.S. Veterans Magazine. This man who spent over 11 years in the Marine Corps didn’t hold back. An advocate for veterans, Phillips shared his passions and insights on a number of issues…

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Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Launches Directory of Accounting and Finance Professionals

AFWA’s Find A Pro Directory provides a resource for business owners and individuals to identify accounting and finance partners. The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) has released a public directory of accounting and finance professionals. The national Directory features more than 200 members of the organization, mostly women. From CPAs to CFPs, and small…

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The Benefits of Hiring Veterans

Exploring the expertise military personnel can offer your business by Mike Starich Almost every United States city is witnessing growth in construction—both in commercial and residential building, as well as roads, bridges and other structures. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting the industry to increase from its current 6.9 million jobs to 7.2 million…

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Task & Purpose Is Hiring Fall Editorial Interns For Our NYC Office

Task & Purpose, a rapidly growing news and culture site geared toward the modern military and veterans community, is looking to add to our dynamic team with a spring editorial internship. As an intern with a rapidly growing military news startup, your responsibilities will include researching and writing stories, transcribing interviews, and working with the…

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    Rochelle Clayton Cordova – Financial Health Contributor   Finances are finances right? Should we worry about the gender specific needs of a woman? The answer is yes! When we as women take control of our financial independence, we become more powerful in achieving our own dreams and goals. In my weekly column, I…

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The Résumé Making Your Military Experience Count

Gail E. Williamson, MS HRM USMC Veteran Member Women Veterans of America Member Woman Marines Association gwilliamsonhr@centurytel.net Skills and Abilities that Transfer From Military Experience Leadership Professional Presence Dependability and tenacity Ability to work as a effective team member or team leader; teambuilding Ability to work toward and achieve common goals and objectives Integrity Ability…

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