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On a party line vote, the Senate Thursday overturned privacy rules that barred companies that provide internet service from gathering and profiting from consumers’ personal information without their consent.
With a degree in engineering, your options are virtually limitless. According to a Forbes report, the industry is ever-expanding, and the current workforce is aging, so there won’t be a shortage of jobs in the near future. There is certainly some staunch competition within the industry, but your military background gives you a unique edge in your job search. These seven Hirepurpose partners are actively seeking veterans with a degree in engineering.
Forbes counts jobs in sales as some of the most populous professions in the country, citing a 2013 Bureau of Labor Statistics study showing that securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents earn the most, with average salaries of $102,510 annually. The sales field is expected to steadily increase in the coming years, with growth rates that could reach 11% by the year 2022.
On May 5, the Joining Forces initiative — a nationwide effort calling on all Americans to rally around service members, veterans, and their families — announced that 40 companies have pledged to hire more than 110,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years.
Military Times released itsseventh annual “Best for Vets” list of employers on March 21, representing those companies that are actively recruiting, hiring, and empowering veterans within their organization.