Deloitte Survey: Skills-based Volunteering Increases Employability, But Overlooked by Most Unemployed College Grads and Returning Vets

A majority of recruiters say volunteer experience makes candidates more desirable, but most applicants don't consider this as a bridge to employment
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NEW YORK, August 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- According to a new survey from Deloitte, human resources (HR) executives agree that skills-based volunteering enhances the job prospects for graduating college seniors and returning military veterans. Yet, despite challenging economic times, less than half of the college students (46 percent) and military personnel (48 percent) surveyed think of volunteering at a nonprofit as a way to develop skills and gain the experience needed to land a future job.   

Quarterly Jobs Report: 100,000 Jobs Mission Hires 77,612 Veterans Through Second Quarter 2013

Coalition Grows to 109 Companies; Launches Veteran Talent Exchange
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New York, July 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today that its member companies have collectively hired 77,612 U.S. military veterans through the second quarter of 2013. This private sector initiative was launched in early 2011 by JPMorgan Chase and ten other companies with the goal to collectively hire at least 100,000 veterans by 2020. Since then, the coalition has grown to 109 companies that represent diverse industries across the country from finance, telecommunications and defense to transportation, retail and energy.

CVS/pharmacy Launches New In-Store Discounts for Veterans

Veterans Advantage members get 20% discount on CVS/pharmacy Brand products
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CVS/pharmacy and Veterans Advantage Inc. today announced a new in-store savings program for Veterans Advantage's VetRewards Card members, honoring military and veteran families with savings on thousands of CVS/pharmacy Brand products at its 7,400 stores nationwide. U.S. Active Duty Military, Veterans, National Guard & Reserve and their families using the VetRewards Card can save $2 off every $10 purchase of CVS/pharmacy Brand merchandise in stores.

Connecting to Help our Nation’s Wounded Warriors this July 4th


Connecting to Help our Nation's Wounded Warriors this July 4th

Beth Shiroishi

July 2, 2013

It is more than just the shared experience of watching fireworks and eating apple pie that unites us all on July 4th -- it is a celebration of the freedoms we enjoy as Americans.

Hello and Welcome from the HP Veteran Staffing Program!


One of the greatest joys in recruiting is the feeling of making an impact in someone’s life by providing them with a great career. In my opinion, that same feeling of pride and impact is doubled when that new hire is a military veteran. At HP, we’ve made it a company-wide initiative to work harder at hiring veterans.  

Since launching a dedicated, focused effort in attracting and hiring military veterans this time last year we have experienced great strides!  We’ve accomplished a number of tremendous things in a short time and continue to drive forward to hire military veterans.

Union Pacific Actively Recruits Veterans


Union Pacific has a long-standing connection to the U.S. military, dating back to when they hired Civil War veterans to help construct America's first transcontinental railroad.

Veterans easily adapt to the culture and fabric of Union Pacific. They are dedicated, committed and trained – traits that allow for a smooth transition into the quality jobs the company provides.

The Home Depot® Foundation Provides Volunteers of America with More than $2 Million to Provide Homes and Services to Veterans in Need

Funding will benefit 15 programs that serve hundreds of homeless vets nationwide
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Alexandria, Va., June 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Expanding on an already vibrant partnership, The Home Depot® Foundation has pledged $2.075 million in new grants to Volunteers of America affiliates to address the critical need for housing and services for U.S. military veterans.

Count Me In and Capital One Recognize Women Veteran Entrepreneurs as 2013 WVEC Awardees

Twenty-four Women Veteran Business Owners Win Regional Small Business Competition - Each to Participate in a Nine Month Business Coaching Program

"Now, we need more efforts like the CGI commitment by Capital One to create a training program for women veterans who want to start and grow small business. That's a wonderful idea..." - Hillary Clinton

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"Now, we need more efforts like the CGI commitment by Capital One to create a training program for women veterans who want to start and grow small business. That's a wonderful idea..." - Hillary Clinton


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