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Hispanics and Latinos Finding Good Jobs in Healthcare

Hispanics and Latinos in America tend to be relegated to lower paying jobs in industries that do not require advanced training or skills. When they do succeed in more advanced careers, it is not something we talk about very loudly. Perhaps that needs to change. ...




5 highest paying jobs for military vets

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Median salary: $167,200
It's not all that surprising that veterans are often hired to direct a company's IT strategies and infrastructure. Along with infantry and logistics, communication technology is one of the most common areas for officer training, said Nick Swaggert, who directs the veterans program at staffing company Genesis10. ...




How to successfully transition from military to civilian life

Whether a service member is separating after four years, retiring after 20 years, being forced to discharge, or separating due to injury or illness, transition can be a difficult time for many veterans and their families. No two individuals experience the same situation, and not all problems can be averted. ...




Job Interview Advice for Veterans: Practice

When going on an interview, it is important that veterans can accurately describe their skills and what they can bring to the table. Gibson said research shows that more than 70 percent of hiring managers find it difficult to ascertain recent veterans' skill sets based on their resume alone. ...




Diversity and Training Help Veterans Find Jobs |

Service members often encounter situations requiring the ability to work within a variety of different cultures. The military provides cross-cultural training, and how to adjust to different cultural norms. Having a broader perspective and experience working with all kinds of people serves veterans well in today’s global economy. ...




4 Most Common Mistakes in Diversity & Veteran Hiring

As a minority and military veteran working in human capital technology, I am especially interested in diversity and veteran hiring strategies and trends. Many organizations have really ramped up their diversity hiring practices through the years. Some CareerArc clients, like Amtrak and Dollar General, lead by example by fully committing to diversity goals, supporting those goals with immediate action, and showcasing how the benefits of their diversity program directly affect their bottom line. ...




Top 20 Reasons to Hire a Veteran

Deciding on whom to hire next? Check out our list of the top 20 reasons to hire a veteran today.
 
1.      Steady Population
 
There are 21.8 million Veterans of the U.S. armed forces as of 2014, according the Census Bureau. This large population provides for a stable group of diverse candidates to be selected for employment. ...




How To Make Yourself More Valuable as a Human Resource Candidate

Are you someone who wants to work in human resources but does not have direct experience? If you consider yourself a people person, like to help others in their careers, and organizational structure and process intrigue you, this can be the career for you. ...




A Career-Changers Guide to Rewriting Your Resume

It is not unheard of to have a change of heart mid-career and realize that you would like to be doing something else entirely different. If you have decided that a major career change is in order, do not fret, all of the hard work that you have put in to your current career will not go to waste. ...