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Batten College of Engineering and Technology receives $2 million from NSF

NORFOLK:  Cybersecurity and STEM for veterans are the focus of two grants, totaling nearly $2 million, awarded to the Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University by the National Science Foundation. The grants are part of the NSF’s...

Batten College of Engineering and Technology receives $2 million from NSF

NORFOLK:  Cybersecurity and STEM for veterans are the focus of two grants, totaling nearly $2 million, awarded to the Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University by the National Science Foundation. The grants are part of the NSF’s...

MVPvets 2018: New Features You Don’t Want to Miss!

MVPvets has doubled-up on efforts to re-career veterans into the business and technology of health innovation. Below is a list of the NEW / ENHANCED FEATURES you have access to as a member. For new members, our Linkedin sign-in/registration process pulls content...

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Hot Jobs for College Grads | Best Jobs

Congratulations are in order for the class of 2018. Among the gifts arriving soon to graduating college seniors to acknowledge their accomplishments, perhaps none is more welcome than the news that the labor market is the best it's been in years. "It's a really good...

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Workshops For Warriors 10TH Anniversary Gala

This spring, Rancho Santa Fe resident Dick Arendsee was introduced to Workshops for Warriors, a nonprofit school that trains veterans, wounded warriors and transitioning service members for careers in advanced manufacturing. After meeting with founder and CEO Hernán...

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Electrical Careers Making Tomorrow Possible

Kelly Stokes is a daily reminder of the value mentorship and the determination to succeed. And today, the 36-year-old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 electrician is the mentor, instilling the drive to succeed in future generations of the...

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7 Counterintuitive Tips for Beating Procrastination

From taking more breaks to shifting your focus away from the task at hand, these tips can help you finally get started. Dr. Joseph Ferrari, a psychologist at DePaul University in Chicago and an expert on procrastination, estimates that 20% of Americans are chronic...

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How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions

Wouldn't it be great if you knew exactly what a hiring manager would be asking you in your next job interview? While we unfortunately can't read minds, we'll give you the next best thing: a list of the 31 most commonly asked interview questions and answers. Source: ...

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Resume Tips for Veterans

Write to the future. Resume writing is not about rehashing your past history and listing what you’ve done and where. Rather, resume writing is about writing to the future, to the job that you want or the career path that you wish to pursue. This is a critical...

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25 Best STEM Jobs

Though industry experts can't come to a consensus on whether there's currently a shortage or surplus of STEM jobs, if you're considering a career in any of the 25 jobs on our Best STEM Jobs list for 2018, you might be enticed by their low unemployment rates and...

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Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low

The last time the unemployment rate remained below 4 percent for a sustained period was in the late 1960s. On May 4, 2018, reports came out announcing the unemployment rate as 3.9 percent, the lowest since 2000 and a sign that the job market has become even more...

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Why Health Isn’t Digital

Not wanting to be a pedantic Don Quixote tilting at in-apt windmills, I have nonetheless succumbed to addressing an issue that has bothered me from the very first time I heard the term “digital health.” This term is deeply branded into the forehead of health care,...

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Guitars4Vets Helping Veterans Nationwide

Guitars for Vets is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2007. We currently operate more than 80 chapters in 40 states with the assistance of over 200 volunteers nationwide. Over the past seven years, our organization has refined a...

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Vietnam veterans honored

BETTSVILLE — Local Vietnam veterans were honored at a dinner Wednesday evening. The Vietnam Veterans Recognition Dinner was hosted by Seneca County Veterans Services’ at American Legion Post 733, 3751 SR 12. Matt Prenzlin, an investigator for Seneca County Veterans...

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How Veterans Are Doing in the Workforce

The U.S. economy has improved significantly over the past several years, and veterans now find themselves in a much better place than the years immediately following the recession. Americans do a lot to celebrate veterans for their service fighting for the country....

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Veterans get helping hand from tech sector

Veterans returning to civilian life are sometimes faced with a simple question without an easy answer: “Now what?” Some are re-entering the private sector with training in a field that will make it easy for them to land a job, but others may not have skills that are...

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