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Bill to Let Vets Use GI Bill to Start a Business Passes Senate Hurdle

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A bill to allow post-9/11 vets to use their G.I. Bill benefits as collateral for business startups passed an important milestone in the Senate Wednesday with growing bipartisan support in Congress and the backing of major veteran organizations. The Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act sponsored by Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Kans., and Jon Test... more

Top 10 Jobs with the Highest Job Security

The nursing field has gotten ever tighter, meaning higher-level degrees are helpful in getting jobs.

If you're considering your career options, why not look at job security? Above all other factors, job security reflects the likelihood that you'll be able to last within your chosen occupation for a long period of time. According to 24/7 Wall Street, these ten careers represent the lowest rates of unemployment using data from the Bureau of ... more

Latest Veteran Talent Index Indicates High Confidence in Veterans

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Monster (NYSE: MWW) and Military.com have released the results of their most recent national Veterans Talent Index (VTI), indicating confidence is up on the part of veterans and employers.  The overall veteran unemployment rate is half that of the rate in 2011, which was nearly 10 percent. According to the VTI, a comprehensive analysis of ... more

Top Five Reasons Veterans Succeed as Entrepreneurs

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It should come as no surprise that more than one in 10 U.S. business owners are military veterans, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. While veterans are often touted as great employees, they truly shine when they are building their own businesses. Keep reading to find out why veterans' experiences and skillsets are ideally suited for the c... more

Job Fair: Opportunity for Employment Success

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(Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series on preparing for job fairs.) FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Job fairs traditionally come in all sizes and flavors -- from the small half-day employer days to student career fairs at local high schools to full-blown, multi-day community job fairs that offer breakout sessions on a variety of employment... more

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