Luckily, more attention and focus is being shed on the struggle so many military spouses are facing as it relates to employment, and employers are starting to realize that military spouses are a perfect match for their open positions.
We all know the saying, "When opportunity knocks..." Well, why don't we change things up a bit and knock on opportunity's door? I have learned quite a bit during my college career about opportunity, and I want to share them with you brilliant millennial college students
Men my age are beginning to define their success in different ways, with their (future) families being the number one concern. Sure, they are not yet vocal about it, but the more I talk to my peers, the more worried I realize they are.
When I asked her how she saw her future, she didn't bat an eye. "I want to go to secondary school and university," she told me, "I want to become a doctor."
On March 27, more than 29,000 active duty, guard/reservists, veterans, and military spouses will connect with dozens of America's best, and most v...
We can't deny it. It's everywhere we go, it's everything we see. It's social media and it symbolizes where we are as a society: Interconnected... and it is here to stay.
John's resume is notable for the range of his experience. He was a career military man, and retired medically from the Army as a 71L, Clerk-Typist; an 11B, Infantryman; and 05C, SCUBA Diver. He had endured physical challenges, including losing the sight in his right eye, and had problems with his knees.
The 21st Century Renaissance is dependent on individuals proactively making a difference. It has been an inspiration for me to meet seemingly ordinary people making remarkable impacts on their communities.
In far too many cases, unpaid leave means families must face the stark choice between a paycheck and caring for a loved one. This is not a choice any family should have to make.
The military teaches you to always think of the team first. This can present a challenge when competing for a job in the civilian sector. Servicemembers are not always comfortable bragging about their accomplishments, or speaking in "I" or "me."
Providing the right training and home environment for ex-offenders is too often confused with being soft on crime. Nothing is further from the truth. Creating the right circumstances to start a career is smart economics. The more Americans who are working, in fact, mean a stronger, more successful citizenry for our nation.
Where we are is a politically divided country. Where we want to be is a land of opportunity. As President Obama said, "opportunity is who we are" as a nation. Let's finally work together and get there.
Sure, the headline unemployment rate has fallen to 6.7 percent. This means we officially had 10.4 million people actively looking for work and not finding it in December 2013.
It's tougher being a woman than being a man, especially in the business world. Career women often vent their frustration to me that they work harder a...
We have to get this generation back on track.
We had a tough first year, but our efforts have reaped clear rewards: thousands of new jobs, a reduced deficit, pension reform, new revenue creation, and new investments. It will not get easier, but I am confident that we have taken the right actions to rebuild Puerto Rico.
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The winter season is full of parties, food, family, and friends. But too many job seekers think the holidays are a good excuse to trade the job search for the gift search.
Top U.S. entrepreneurs gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC last month with Empact100, a nonprofit that connects disruptive innovators.