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Veteran’s Preferential Hiring Practices

Veterans have made incredible sacrifices for the well-being of their country. If they choose to leave the military and desire a second career in the civil service, a federal job, they have earned the benefit of two key tools that may give them an edge in obtaining the job they desire. These tools are Veterans Preference Points and Veteran’s Recruitment Appointment. These preferential hiring treatments do not guarantee employment, nor are they enacted specifically in order to place a veteran in every federal job vacancy....

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP): How Unemployed Veterans Can Get $1,473 Per Month For Education (Even If You Don’t Qualify for the G.I. Bill)

One of Ronald Reagan’s most famous quips was “the most feared words in the English language are 'we’re from the government and we’re here to help.'” Well, if you were from the government and wore a uniform, and you’re unemployed and meet certain other criteria, the government would like to help you once again: Beginning on July 1, the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) commences, helping certain veterans who have been having a hard time finding gainful employment back into...

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