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How Microsoft Is Helping Veterans Land Tech Jobs

Last summer, LaVanda Harrison started planning her next move after six years in the Army. A captain doing military intelligence work, including a year in Afghanistan, Harrison liked the idea of learning web development. 355 more words



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yeah buddy. so now i have convinced myself from no to yes.

i mean, how can you say NO to a Full Time Permanent JOB that pays at least one dollar more per hour? 1,053 more words

The passing scene: Links & comments 11/12/13

Mondragon and the System Problem by Gar Alperovitz and Thomas M. Hanna for Truthout.

The Mondragon Corporation, based in Spain’s Basque country, is a federation of worker-owned cooperatives employing 80,000 people, which is often held up as an example of a successful alternative to the investor-owned corporation. 319 more words

The Passing Scene

Baucus on Veterans Unemployment

HELENA – U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, speaking to the Montana Legislature on Thursday, said he’s declaring a “war on veteran unemployment” and will be pushing legislation to help veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan get jobs.

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What do we commemorate today?

Every year in the United States, the eleventh day of the eleventh month eventually rolls around, often a little lost in the haze following the march back to school and the showiness of Halloween. 510 more words


Veterans Unemployment Rate Continues Below National Rate

Following a three year trend, the unemployment rate for all veterans is 6.3 percent – according a release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics – which is well below the national unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. 78 more words

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Veterans Unemployment Rate Drops in September

Unemployment among all Veterans is 6.7 percent, according to data released Friday by the Bureau Labor of Statistics.

That jobless rate is more than a full percentage point lower than the national unemployment average of 7.8 percent. 54 more words