I am a 100% disabled Marine Vietnam veteran with a passion for helping veterans and their dependents. TADPGS a/k/a Adecco Government Solutions has provided me with the opportunity to help more veterans with issues related to veteran employment, PTS, TBI, Technical training, education, benefits advice, job seeker advice, and career advice.
The articles posted here are a collection of resources from me, Ben Marich the Veteran’s Corporate Outreach/Hiring Liaison for TAD PGS Inc., and other experts in their fields. The articles are for veterans and employers who want to hire veterans who bring leadership, focus, experience, adaptability, accountability, and diversity to the workplace.
This past weekend I attended a veterans’ job fair with nearly 40 employers in attendance. I spent several hours speaking with both veterans and company representatives. When speaking with employers I asked what information I should pass on to job seekers to help fill available positions. Here are the three things I heard most often: Continue reading →
During the WW, the United States were in a serious shortage of pilots so the government created an experimental paramilitary aviation organization – the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). Continue reading →
The Battle of Britain was one of the most gallant confrontations of World War Two. Winston Churchill penned the words “Never have so many owed so much to so few”. regarding the gallant battle of the R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) against the overwhelming strength of the German Luftwaffe. What was it that the British did to make this struggle their own and bring the victory home.
Transitioning out of the military into civilian life is difficult. It can be even more difficult if you make basic mistakes that can hinder you from entering the civilian culture prepared. Task and Purpose have compiled a few guidelines for you. Continue reading →
The individual states and American territories administer unemployment compensation. The military pays for unemployment insurance premiums on your behalf to the state of your home of record. The program is the Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service Members or UCX.
Although unemployment is designed to assist individuals and families in the event of job loss, the military has designed UCX to pay benefits, generally, even if you do not decide to re-enlist voluntarily. There is a UCX program in each state that can be contacted through the unemployment compensation office. Continue reading →
Older job seekers are normally concerned that the company will hire a younger applicant. Arnie Fertig of U. S. News and World report has some stips. For the older job seeker that make sense. Continue reading →
You have had the all-important interview. Now should you wait to hear from the company or not? The answer is no. You should absolutely follow up. Rachel Gillett of Business Insider has some suggestions. Continue reading →
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are trying again – this time with support from the Department of Veterans Affairs – to give the VA secretary more power to fire, demote or suspend poor-performing employees and recoup their bonuses. Continue reading →