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The latest Buzz items

  • Preparing Veterans for Meaningful Careers New eLearning Site - To support implementation of the refocusing efforts of the JVSG program, NVTI has created a new eLearning tool for American Job Center (AJC) frontline staff. The site provides tools and resources to educate and inform AJC staff on how to best serve and assist veterans.

    [Link: American Job Centers - Preparing Veterans for Meaningful Careers eLearning training]

  • DVOP/LVER Locator Discontinued - Because of the difficulty in keeping veterans employment staff and office information up-to-date, the decision has been made by VETS to discontinue offering the DVOP/LVER Locator listing. The best resource will be to refer veterans and employers to the www.servicelocator.org site or to call 1-877-348-0502 so they can find local offices and staff assistance near them.

  • Veterans are Succeeding in College - Veterans attending post-secondary schools have many challenges to overcome as they try to earn degrees: most are older than traditional students, often have families and jobs to consider while attending school and may be dealing with physical and emotional difficulties associated with their service. To find out how these student veterans are doing, The Million Records Project was envisioned, planned, and implemented by Student Veterans of America. A report was released recently which shows that 51.7 percent of student veterans in the report sample have earned a post-secondary degree or certificate.

    [Read summary or full report...]

  • mySkills myFuture - Check out the CareerOneStop's "my Skills My Future" feature to find new career options to explore based on past jobs and skills. Enter a current or past job and you'll get back other job fields that your skills may transfer to, job openings in a specific location, salary ranges and education needed.

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  • Inspiring Thought - "We are exactly where we have chosen to be." ~ Vernon Howard

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