Assistance for VA Claim Appeals

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has stated that by 2015, their goal is to eliminate the VA disability claims backlog and process all claims within 125 days with 98% accuracy. This is an admirable objective, and we hope they Continue reading

10 Free Job Search Resources for Veterans

With approximately 250,000 service members separating or retiring from the military each year, there is an increased need for veteran employment resources. Many organizations are meeting this demand with free resources to help veterans with their transition and job search. Continue reading

Best Practices for Supporting Veterans in the Workplace

What are companies doing to successfully support their Veteran employees, as well as those in the National Guard or Reserve? This was the focus of a recent project by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD – to Continue reading

Focus on the Retention of Veterans

While considerable focus over the last few years has been on the recruitment of veterans, less has been given to the retention of veterans once they come on-board. The operative question becomes, “What can companies do to ensure they optimize Continue reading

VA Makes it Easier to Support Veterans in the Workplace

Given the many efforts in this country to increase the hiring of Veterans, a new Toolkit has just been launched to help employers, managers and supervisors, and human resource professionals support Veterans in the workplace, leading to an increase in Veterans’ Continue reading

New Training Assistance Available to Unemployed Veterans – VRAP

Included in the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 is the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) that rolls out on July 1, 2012. This new program, sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and Department of Defense Continue reading