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Technology is ubiquitous — it pervades every aspect of our lives. It’s no wonder that job growth in the tech industry has outpaced private sector job growth by a rate of three to one since 2004. In a 2012 study by the Bay Area Economic Institute, tech jobs earn between 17% to 27% more other fields, have a low unemployment rate, and offer a demand that will steadily increase through at least the year 2020.
That’s why transitioning service members and veterans in the job market should consider careers in the field of technology. We’ve highlighted nine companies below that are actively seeking veterans for tech openings located around the country.
IBM is the world’s largest information technology company with more than 360,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries.
Oracle specializes in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products.
TEKsystems provides corporations with IT staffing, talent management expertise, and IT services, enabling them to meet their business objective.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions.
Aquent helps leading companies achieve their goals by connecting them with talented marketing, creative, and digital professionals on a contract basis.
Fiserv has been a trusted name in financial services technology for more than 30 years through our innovative solutions and deep expertise.
eBay is a global commerce platform and payments leader connecting millions of buyers and sellers.
EMC is a global leader in IT products and services. We have 60,000 people worldwide driving IT transformation for the world's largest enterprises and government.
Intel has transformed from a company that primarily served the PC industry, to one now also powering the majority of the world’s data centers, connecting hundreds of millions of mobile and Internet of Things devices, and helping to secure and protect enterprise and government IT systems.
The Minnesota National Guard has released the names of the three soldiers killed in Thursday's helicopter crash.
The Navy pledged Friday to find ways to upgrade security procedures and prevent future attacks following two shootings and a fatal gate runner incident at naval bases in Virginia, Hawaii and Florida in the last week.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper also announced he is "considering several steps to ensure the security of our military installations and the safety of our service members and their families," although he did not give details.
Ceremonies for Pearl Harbor Day, are already under way on Oahu despite a shooting spree that left three people dead on Wednesday. Officials vow to continue with the traditional Dec. 7 Pearl Harbor commemoration.
Today we take a look at the last three survivors of the USS Arizona, which was sunk on Dec. 7, 1941.
An Army veteran from Columbus claimed he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after a deployment in Afghanistan that earned him a Purple Heart and Silver Star.
As a result, he collected $76,000 in benefits for the mental condition.
He admitted Wednesday, however, that all of that was a lie.
He was not deployed to Afghanistan, never suffered PTSD and never received the two honors, which are among the highest bestowed for military service.
SAN DIEGO — Days after Rep. Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty to a federal felony related to a yearslong campaign finance scandal, he has finally stated explicitly that he will resign from his congressional seat before the end of his term.
"Shortly after the holidays I will resign from Congress," Hunter, R-Calif., in a statement. "It has been an honor to serve the people of California's 50th District, and I greatly appreciate the trust they have put in me over these last 11 years."