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Career
Here’s Why Your Next Job Should Be At A Company With A Veterans Affinity Network
Hirepurpose spoke with PwC to find out what makes its Veterans Affinity Network so valuable.
On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald and senior VA staff testified before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs on The State of VA Health Care, at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.
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VA Employees Received Millions In Improper Incentives, According To New Report
The report found that the VA comprehensively misused incentive programs, but the agency doesn’t like the way the programs are structured.
Soldiers of the 144th Military Police Company, 210th MP Battalion, 177th MP Brigade, Michigan National Guard, road march across a foot bridge in McCurdy Park as part of the Blackhats' Last Charge through Corunna, Mich., May 7, 2016.
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5 Things No One Tells You About Getting Out Of The Military
In interviews with dozens of veterans, the author found 5 things that kept coming up about transitioning from the military to a civilian career.
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers remarks in Youngstown, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.
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Trump Just Met With A New Potential Nominee For VA Secretary
Veterans Affairs and the Department of Agriculture are the only cabinet posts still without a nominee.
The Veterans Affairs backlog in 2012
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Think Your VA Rating Is Wrong? Here’s What You Can Do
If you believe that the VA rated your disability incorrectly, there is a way to refute it.
In this Monday, March 30, 2015 photo, Army veteran Michael Thrun, left, and Navy veteran Thomas Berry sit in wheelchairs as they wait for their rides following treatment at the Veterans Administration Puget Sound Medical Center in Seattle. In an analysis of six months of appointment data at 940 VA hospitals and clinics nationwide from September 2014 to February 2015, the majority of Veterans Administration medical facilities in Washington state are meeting timeliness goals for scheduling doctor visits, but centers in Walla Walla, Vancouver and Chehalis have yet to hit their targets.
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Don’t Ditch The VA Now That It’s Finally Improving
The VA outperforms the private sector in many areas, according to a Harvard Business School case study.
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Here’s What Reservists And Guardsmen Need To Know About Job-Seeking In The Private Sector
Retired Army Brig. Gen. Carol Eggert explains how, with the right company, National Guard and Reserve members can balance both their military service and a career in the private sector.
Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, addresses the 117th annual VFW National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
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The One Problem That Will Make Or Break Trump’s Pick For VA Secretary
The problems in the VA don’t stem from the top, but from middle management, which is entrenched in bureaucracy and plausible deniability.
Phoenix VA Health Care System in Arizona.
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VA Discloses Ratings Of Its 146 Medical Centers
Of the 146 medical centers rated, 120 of them, or 82 percent, improved in the past year, according to the VA.
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New Law Allows Injured Vets To Get Refund On Taxes They Were Never Meant To Pay
Taxes have been mistakenly withheld as far back as the First Gulf War.
President Barack Obama delivers a health care address to a joint session of Congress at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 2009.
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Congress Passes Gutted Veterans Reform Bill
They passed a few good ideas, but left most of the substance out for now.
U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services Chairman Senator John McCain listens to testimony from Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter during a hearing discussing Counter-ISIL(Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) Strategy, on Capitol Hill, July 7, 2015.
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McCain Has To Stand With Veterans, Not For-Profit Colleges
DoD and the VA can’t do much while powerful senators protect the bad actors.
Airman 1st Class Morgan Williams, an aircraft metals technology apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, welds pieces of aluminum at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 13, 2016.
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7 Manufacturers Hiring Veterans For All-American Jobs
Explore these seven Hirepurpose partner companies offering manufacturing jobs.
Pictured: Marine Corps veteran Troy Knapp who works as a recruiting manager for Amgen.
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We Asked A Company Recruiter What Vets Need To Know About Job Seeking After The Military
A recruiting manager explains what you need to know about getting a job after the military.
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A Marine Vet Debunks Misconceptions Around Jobs In The Pharmaceutical Industry
Marine veteran Andy Tate shares some advice on breaking into the pharmaceutical industry.