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Hiring Our Heroes, USAA Launch Nation’s First Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone

In 2017, Hiring Our Heroes released a groundbreaking study, Military Spouses in the Workplace, based on a survey of military spouses. Among the findings: an overwhelming majority of employed military spouses said that having dual incomes was vitally important to their family, but only 50 percent of … Read more about Hiring Our Heroes, USAA Launch Nation’s First Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone

Reframe Your Brain: 3 Tips for Beating Job Search Burnout

Job search burnout is a real phenomenon among job seekers, and it can develop slowly, eventually leading to an overwhelming sense of dread that stems from simply thinking about continuing your search. Laura Schmiegel, a lead associate for Military Programs at Booz Allen Hamilton, has been advising … Read more about Reframe Your Brain: 3 Tips for Beating Job Search Burnout

Hiring Our Heroes Holds First Coast Guard Transition Summit

Having hosted more than 55 Transition Summits at 30-plus military installations during the past three years, Hiring Our Heroes has provided transition programming at locations across the globe, but until today has not offered a summit on a Coast Guard installation. That’s set to change today, … Read more about Hiring Our Heroes Holds First Coast Guard Transition Summit

Army Veteran Makes Career Leap, Wins New T680 Kenworth Truck

Transitioning from military service to civilian employment can be a daunting prospect, but U.S. Army veteran Gregg Softy didn’t let a non-traditional career move hold him back from pursuing his passion. Softy's decision to chase a lifelong dream has now paid off in the launch of his own business.On … Read more about Army Veteran Makes Career Leap, Wins New T680 Kenworth Truck

Hiring Our Heroes Recognizes Six Companies and Individuals for Commitment to Empowering Nation’s Veterans and Military Spouses

Each year, Hiring Our Heroes recognizes the tremendous contributions of those who have gone above and beyond to help our nation’s heroes. Awards are presented to companies and individuals that have developed and applied best practi ces for addressing the employment challenges faced by America’s … Read more about Hiring Our Heroes Recognizes Six Companies and Individuals for Commitment to Empowering Nation’s Veterans and Military Spouses

White House Representatives Participate in Hiring Our Heroes’ Military Spouse Symposium

Hiring Our Heroes on Oct. 3 joined the Military Officers Association of America to co-host a military spouse symposium at Camp Lejeune, attended by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, and Special Assistant to the President and White House Deputy … Read more about White House Representatives Participate in Hiring Our Heroes’ Military Spouse Symposium

Eighteen Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellows Graduate, Embark on New Missions

On July 27, Hiring Our Heroes hosted the graduation of the HOH Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP)'s National Capital Region summer cohort at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The 18-member class was congratulated Shannon DiBari, the Chamber's chief operating officer, as well as Crystal Cochran, senior … Read more about Eighteen Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellows Graduate, Embark on New Missions

Identifying the Real Costs of Military Spouse Unemployment

With the release of our latest study, Military Spouses in the Workplace: Understanding the Impacts of Spouse Unemployment on Military Recruitment, Retention, and Readiness, Hiring Our Heroes is kick starting a conversation around what it means to be a dual-income military family in the 21st … Read more about Identifying the Real Costs of Military Spouse Unemployment

AMPLIFY Program Returns to Support Job-Seeking Military Spouses

Hiring Our Heroes is bringing back an interactive program designed to prepare military spouses for their next career opportunities. The AMPLIFY series of events will be held at three locations in 2017, beginning March 1-2 at Starbucks headquarters in Seattle. The two-day events offer intense … Read more about AMPLIFY Program Returns to Support Job-Seeking Military Spouses