The Cisco Veteran Talent Incubation Program (VTIP) creates a pipeline for transitioning service members and veterans to gain skills and qualify for Cisco Services entry-level engineer roles. Learn more at csr.cisco.com
PayPal manager Heather Holcomb, a former U.S. Marine, knows how challenging re-entering civilian life can be while searching for the next career path. After spending four years in the military, Heather, 29, hoped her experience would be a straight shot to a job in communications technology. Unfortunately, she struggled to gain traction. Without a degree in applied technology or engineering, her hands-on experience didn’t seem to resonate with employers.
Air Force dog handler Rick Jiran and Tork helped protect the former Iran hostages
Rick Jiran was 18 and fresh out of high school when he joined the Air Force in search of an adventure. What he didn’t count on was that adventure would be alongside man’s best friend.
Jiran, Duke Energy vice president for community relations in South Carolina, was a military working dog handler. And while stationed in Germany in 1980, Jiran and his German shepherd, Tork, helped protect the 52 Americans who had been held hostage in Iran.
One of the most difficult spaces to innovate in is healthcare, where new technology and solutions must be effective enough to overcome a preference for the status quo, but inexpensive enough to be affordable for patients. This is particularly true for Veterans who rely on VA for life-saving care and treatment. As a result, major breakthroughs have been limited in the health space, ultimately leaving patients and their families to bear the cost of such inaction.
Established Global Program Trains and Secures Jobs for Local Unemployed Residents and Veterans
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, is proud to announce the expansion of its Learning Skills for Life bartending program into Washington, DC. The program, designed to train unemployed and underemployed individuals, provides both the life and business skills needed to secure employment in the hospitality industry. Diageo has partnered with wholesaler Breakthru Beverage Washington, DC and the office of Washington, DC Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity Courtney R.
Sodexo proudly served breakfast and lunch and provided employment resources to 2,000 veterans
GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 16, 2017, /3BL Media/– Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, partnered with Arizona StandDown on February 9 and 10, to provide 4,000 meals and employment services to more than 2,000 veterans attending the annual outreach event at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona.
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