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VetToCEO Program

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New Program Starts January 20, 2015 VetToCEO’s Online Entrepreneurship Program If you are a military veteran or transitioning out of the service, or you know someone who is, please take a moment to read about VetToCEO’s Online Entrepreneurship Program. The program is free of charge to qualified veterans and active duty military who are exploring entrepreneurship as a viable career path. This program is uniquely designed by veterans for veterans and leverages skills gained while in the military. The next Entrepreneurship for Transitioning Warriors Program will run from Tuesday, January 20th to March 3rd, 2015.   The program consists of:A self-paced online overview module...
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Veterans Are Natural Born Entrepreneurs

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 This is Veteran Entrepreneur Week and according to an article in Yahoo Finance yesterday: “Veterans are 45 percent more likely to be self-employed than non-veterans, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.” Here are some excerpts from the article. The SBA agency estimates that about 2.4 million or 9 percent of all U.S. small businesses are veteran – owned., representing about $1 trillion in annual sales.   The SBA announced last month that it would extend fee relief on its popular 7(a) loan for amounts of $150,000 or less. The fee-relief program, originally slated to expire on Sept. 30, was extended one year.  “We owe...
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When you retire or ETS from the military, you may be worried about what you will do in the civilian sector. The economy is somewhat unstable right now, and the unemployment rate continues to hover around 7%, though it dropped below 6% recently, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Jobs may be scarce, depending upon your location and what type of employment you are looking to obtain. However, one area that currently needs skilled, motivated workers is the welding industry. Whether you learned to weld during your stint in the military or not, welding is a great career option for you...
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Leadership Needed

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Premiere Services, a national leader in audio and safety product sales and installation, is now interviewing for a full-time Flex Tech Manager position in its Santa Fe Springs, CA office (just outside Los Angeles).  The position is responsible for recruiting, managing and scheduling veteran 12-volt experts onto assignments throughout the United States. Excellent communication skills with a drive to search out Veterans interested in 12-volt installation is key. The ideal candidate will also understand emerging vehicle safety equipment and communicate benefits to potential clients, assist Sales and Marketing in soliciting new business, develop and maintain a technician database by geography, carry...
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West Texas Vets

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The state of Texas is accutely aware of the challenges many veterans and their families are facing in today's economy.  I regularly interact with the two Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) employment counselors at the local Workforce Solutions office in San Angelo.  These are some of the most dedicated and compassionate pepole I know.  They are both vets and understand the challenges with which you are dealing.  They are ready, willing and able to help you overcome many of the hurdles you have to jump over to find a new career. These guys work strictly with veterans and are often on the...
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Everything HirePatriots does is definitely unique. We never duplicate the efforts of any organization already successfully accomplishing something beneficial. We always look for new strategies and the implementation of new technologies in order to find different and better solutions. Our job board is original, as are our job fairs, recruiting techniques, training programs, seminars, website, marriage retreats and welcome home parties. There are over 50,000 full time job boards in America. HirePatriots.com’s free One Day job board for US veterans stands alone. Our inventive efforts is why President GW Bush gave us the Congressional Medal of Merit and why President Obama...
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Thank you, HirePatriots for honoring our military heroes and for sharing the legacy of the U.S. military with our younger generation as a sponsor of this public event. During National Military Appreciation Month, we ask Americans to remember the important role of our U.S. Armed Forces in the history and development of our country, lending an ideal time to honor St. Thomas More Middle School of Rapid City, South Dakota as top-fundraiser for being the school to collect the most relief items. These relief items were contributed to the second-annual Veteran’s Holiday Relief Drive, founded and organized by Autumn Simunek, Miss...
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      On the first day of school, Martha Cothren, a History teacher  at      Robinson High School in Little Rock, did something not to be      forgotten.  On the first day of school, with the permission of      the  school superintendent, the principal and the building      supervisor, she  removed all of the desks in her classroom. When the      first period kids  entered the room they discovered that there were      no desks.                                ' Ms. Cothren, where...
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Len Swanson is CEO of a unique Veterans group called GETI, Global Energy Technologies Institute. In a FOX News Story  Len discusses his cutting edge plan to help veterans line up a good paying job before they exit the military. A recent success story is also highlighted.  Very rarely do you see a dynamic program like this with such early success. GETI’s web site states: (link below) “We provide career assessment, counseling and job placement services at no cost to the service member” Interested in a High Paying Job in the U.S. Energy Industry? Construction & Facility Maintenance Trades Needed Immediately!...
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Houston: We No Longer Have A Problem

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We are pleased to announce that HirePatriots has come to Houston, Texas. This is a brief blog to spread the word and introduce HirePatriots to Houston. We look forward to spreading the HirePatriot's message of veteran employment with our unique 1 day job board and our Veterans Green Initiative. We will post stories of businesses and citizens that help us spread the message of HirePatriots.  My name is Lane Pruett and I am an ambassador for HirePatriots. I am also a veteran serving in the United States Army from 1988-1991. I look forward to speaking with area businesses to help solve...
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Veteran Ventures is honored to announce Jack Nadel will be a guest author for us over the next few months.  Jack Nadel is not only an Award-Winning Business Author, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and Founder Jack Nadel International.  He is also a columnist for the Huntington Post. His story is absolutely amazing and should serve as an inspiration to Vetrepraneurs everywhere.  He is an example that it doesn’t take a truck load of money to get started in business.  It takes a good Idea and execution.  His book Evolution of an Entrepreneur is being offered to the first 10,000 vets for free...
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An Opportunity for the Unemployed

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Personally I have gone through many periods of unemployment in my life, just ask my wife, I am sure she will tell you all about it. I have been downsized, right sized, and had my position eliminated due to the economy. I am so experienced on the topic someone told me I should write a book, so I did. Now I am not trying to sell books today but I am writing to those of you that have been unemployed for awhile and have lost hope of finding a job. I would also like to talk to those of you who like...
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  Strategic Alliances partners with Hire Patriots in its electronic waste initiative to create jobs for military veterans.   Strategic Alliances (SA), a California based marketing company whose mission is to join forces with organizations to promote their worthy causes. The SA team is comprised of mostly U.S. Veterans. Therefore, it was only befitting that their first alliance is with Hire Patriots, (www.hirepatriots.com), a nonprofit organization that helps military veterans get jobs along with other benefits they deserve. Hire Patriots has been intimately involved in the veteran’s arena for over 30 years and is familiar with the plight of military...
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Veteran Ventures ~ Strength Through Adversity Transitioning Veterans to Entrepreneurs and Supporting Veteran Business Professionals. Veteran Ventures is a community for veterans to network and learn about business and entrepreneurism. While everyone can participate and learn more about business in our forums, we also provide special entrepreneurial education to our veteran students. As our students progress through the course, users can stay updated with their progress in the forums and social media. When these vets reach graduation they enter a competition where the winner will be selected for start-up funding. Their experience will be recorded and presented through social media so...
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TRANSITIONING? TOP 3 things you can do today!

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I speak to active military and retired veterans every day that are either transitioning into the civilian workforce or looking to supplement their retirement income. I always give them the following TOP 3 things they can do today to move the odds in their favor.    Post your resume for free on the leading military job board Hire Patriots. There are hundreds of employers looking for and desiring to hire transitioning military and retired veterans. At a recent HR event, I presented at in Buffalo, NY, the 40 HR professionals agreed that they like to hire vets because of...
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You Can Solve Veteran Unemployment

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This is the crisis US veterans are facing. And here is the solution too.    We have 700,000 unemployed 9/11 veterans today. Next year we are pushing out 1.3 million active duty US military personnel. We could see 2,000,000 unemployed 9/11 US veterans in 2014!  There are just as many non-9/11 veterans that are unemployed.  There are twice as many US veterans who are underemployed and cannot pay all of their bills each month. They are sinking deeper into poverty and debt each day!   The US government tax credits for companies that hire US veterans is expiring at end of this year. US corporations have been hiring...
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Job Safety Net for US Veterans!

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HirePatriots.com may be the most important and significant US veteran website in America. (http://bit.ly/19gfVh7) Here is the Plain Truth: We have hundreds of thousands of job seeking 9/11 US veterans right now. In 2014 the US military is going to eliminate an additional 1.3 million US active duty military. We may be seeing 2,000,000 unemployed US veterans, and there will be at least another million who will be under-employed. – There is only one way to immediately and permanently address this problem now and for future generations. The US Congress is doing their all and so is the V.A., US Business...
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How HirePatriots Has Helped US Veterans

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How Patriotic Hearts and its HirePatriots program have helped US veterans and their families.    1)  Had 10,000 One Day jobs posted and taken: Helping as many residents and local US veterans and spouses. 2)      Hosted 12 Military Job Fairs at or near all San Diego Military Bases. 3)      1500+ local US veterans placed in full time jobs. 4)      Hosted 8 Military Marriage Retreats (100+ military families strengthened and saved.) 5)      Welcome parties for combat returned US Marines and their families. 6)      150+ US Veteran entrepreneurs mentored 7)      Personally counseled hundreds of local combat veterans and spouses. 8)      Awarded the Visionary...
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Recruit US Veterans Here

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I want to let you know that as of today we have returned to our previous Careers job board. We gave a new one a try but everyone enjoyed the one we have just re-installed more. The prices on that job board are $25 per job posting. Your jobs will be sent to the major social networks and search engines. And they will appear on our popular homepage. You can also donate $500 and receive unlimited job posting for a year.    HirePatriots.com ranks in the top 1% of US and global websites. We were recently featured in PEOPLE Magazine and...
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Job Solutions for Veterans and Companies

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The new book, "An American Crisis: Veterans' Unemployment" is sweeping the country! It has attracted the attention of major corporations and is being seriously considered as a required part of the curriculum for the new Transitional Assistance Program for the US military.  It can be found in Barnes and Nobles book stores, in Christian book stores and on Amazon. An American Crisis: Veterans' Unemployment is a book for US veterans seeking employment, starting a business, improving their education, and for the businesses that want to hire or help them. 24 authors have collaborated to produce this comprehensive guide. A General, Colonels, a...
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