Employment Benefits & Programs Update
IBM announces plans to hire 2,000 US veterans
03/17/2017 11:00 AM PDT
IBM plans to hire 2,000 U.S. veterans over the next four years as part of a broader expansion plan.
The company said in December that it hopes to hire 25,000 people over the next four years, partly for what it calls “new collar jobs” where a four-year degree isn’t necessarily required.
How LinkedIn is empowering job-seeking Veterans
03/16/2017 06:00 AM PDT
As a health system dedicated to serving those who’ve served, VA sincerely appreciates other organizations that step up and help Veterans gain meaningful employment after the military.
Unemployment rate falls sharply for recent veterans
03/10/2017 10:20 AM PST
Recent veterans found jobs in February, helping reduce their unemployment rate to its lowest level in five months. The jobless rate for veterans who have served in the armed forces anytime since September 2001 dropped to 4.6 percent from 6.3 percent in January.