Assisting Veterans into the Workforce

Veterans possess valuable skills and would be highly capable and assets to any company or business that employs them, but how do the skills they learned in the service translate to positions that are advertised/desired in the work world?  This article discusses the difficulty in bridging this gap.

http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-solutions-needed-reintegrate-new-generation-veterans

Happy Veterans Day!

Heroes into Health Care: Veterans Entering the Nursing Workforce

This is an interesting article about a program called: Heroes into Health Care: Veterans Entering the Nursing Workforce” by the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Like or Health IT certificate programs it too trains veterans to make them employable in the healthcare industry.

http://www.recorder.com/news/fivecollegeareanews/13515713-95/umass-amherst-gets-1m-to-help-veterans-enter-nursing-workforce