- Category: Events
- Created on Tuesday, April 11 2017
RHINEBECK, NY –According to the New York Times and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there has been an escalation in suicide and homelessness among veterans since the United States withdrew thousands of troops from Iraq in 2011. Today, Omega Institute announced it would offer A Retreat for Veterans of Iraq & Afghanistan, May 14-19, in addition to three subsequent retreats for veterans of any war. Scholarships are available for all four retreats, two of which are for men, while the other two will address the unique needs of women veterans.
- Category: Job Trends
- Created on Friday, April 07 2017
As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. We have also included the 1st quarter 2017 statistic report. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.
The national unemployment rate for March 2017 decreased slightly from 4.7% to 4.5% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for March 2017 remained unchanged at 3.9%.
Thanks to all of you who are working directly or indirectly, to ensure our Veterans have meaningful employment.
- Category: Advice & Tips
- Created on Wednesday, March 29 2017
It isn’t easy to find a good job these days, no matter how impressive your skills and qualities might be. The competition is quite stiff and everything in the industry changes quickly, so you need to adjust really fast. This can be hard, especially if you didn’t have the opportunity to keep up with the latest trends.
However, don’t worry: this is still possible. I want to help you with that, offering some useful tips on how to impress the interviewers with your resume.
- Category: Blog
- Created on Sunday, March 26 2017
Over the past few years you may have heard us using phrases like, “safeguarding the integrity of GI Bill benefits” and “protecting our beneficiaries from bad actors,” – but what does this really mean?