Just for Veterans – Networking and Career Events


by Rachel Vilsack This Memorial Day week, it’s important to remember the many Minnesota veterans who have bravely and proudly served this county. Networking and career events can help veterans in career transition get back to work.   While people use many methods for find jobs, studies have shown that the most successful strategy is … Continue reading Just for Veterans – Networking and Career Events

Just for Veterans – Explore Careers and Training Opportunities


by Rachel Vilsack This Memorial Day week, it’s important to remember the many Minnesota veterans who have bravely and proudly served this county. For veterans in career transition or still transitioning to civilian life, there is help to get you back to work.   If you are a veteran living in Minnesota, learn more about … Continue reading Just for Veterans – Explore Careers and Training Opportunities

Checking in on Veterans Employment Trends


by Rachel Vilsack The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recent report on veteran’s employment trends points to improving conditions nationwide. The unemployment rate for veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time since September 2001 declined by 2.2 percentages point to 9.9 percent in 2012.   Post September 2001, or … Continue reading Checking in on Veterans Employment Trends