America is celebrating her veterans today.
JPMorgan Chase is surprising a veteran tonight at the Anaheim Ducks game with a free home.
Applebee's is offering free meals to veterans and their families.
7-11 is handing out free Slurpees to active and retired military personnel and their families. (Since the hubby qualifies, I'm going for the free Slurpee. Thank you, America!)
If you see a veteran today, say thank you.
You might also want to offer him or her a job.
The unemployment rate for veterans who've served since September 2001 is 12.1 percent, higher than the national average . Many soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines are having a difficult time convincing employers their battlefield skills can translate to the workplace. Job search firm Simply Hired is partnering with the government to help connect veterans to job opportunities , and the President is proposing tax credits for companies which hire unemployed veterans.
Sometimes, though, a company just has to decide it's the right thing to do.
That's exactly what happened at a Silicon Valley startup known for live streaming everyone from Barack Obama to Charlie Sheen.Page 1 of 4 | Next Page