VA Hiring of Ex-Offenders Shows “Catch 22” Situation Employers Face with Use of Criminal Records

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) asserts that the many ex-offenders with criminal records they have hired “fresh out of prison” – some to work as Human Resources (HR) officials who assist in screening job applicants – all have been “properly vetted,” according to a report …

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Hiring Veterans Is Right Thing and Smart Thing To Do for Businesses

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In honor of Veterans Day observed annually on November 11 – when Americans thank veterans for their service in the United States military – business and technology leaders would be wise to help the approximately 200,000 U.S. service members who are making the transition to civilian life each year …

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Employment Important Issue for Veterans after Completion of Military Service

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With employment an important issue for Veterans completing their military service, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a Veterans Employment Toolkit designed to provide those who have served their country with resources on how to find jobs, make smart career decisions, and advance in the …

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Military Veterans Face Unique Challenges in Civilian Workforce

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Nearly two-thirds – 64 percent – of U.S. military veterans employed in white collar jobs in the civilian workforce say they are not using skills that could be relevant in the corporate world while more than one-third – 38 percent – say corporate leaders are incapable of seeing …

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California Courts Closed for Veterans Day November 11

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn California Courts and judicial branch offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. For a Court Holidays schedule that lists the days on which the California courts will be closed, visit http://www.courts.ca.gov/holidays.htm.

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All US Courts Closed on November 11 in Observance of Veterans Day

All U.S. Courts are closed on Monday, November 11, 2013 in observance of the Veterans Day, according to the ‘Federal Holidays’ page of U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/federal-holidays/#url=2013.

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