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UPWARD: Understanding Veteran Retention and Performance in
the Workforce," surveyed managers and found that they place a
strong emphasis on the leadership qualities veterans bring to the
workplace. Their research indicated that 90 percent of the managers surveyed say veterans are promoted faster, 68 percent say
they perform better or much better than their non-veteran peers,
and 75 percent say vets are easier to manage. Multiple articles
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as seen by their employers which include:
* Proven leadership
* Mission focused
* Team players
* Quick learners
* Work ethic
* Works well under pressure
* Creative initiative
* Integrity

Finding & Hiring Veterans
If you are looking for veterans, your local American Job Center
is the place to start. DOL VETS partners with state workforce
agencies to operate the AJC network, providing employment
and training services to job seekers and employers at about
2,500 locations nationwide. Over 830,000 veterans -13 million
Americans total - received employment and training services at
AJCs last year. AJCs offer employers free employment services
that include:
* Providing workforce information
* Writing job descriptions
* Reviewing applicants' resumes
* Organizing job fairs
* Providing places to conduct interviews
* Pre-screening applicants
* Referral of job-ready candidates
AJCs can also help you post your job openings through state
job banks which are also posted nationally on the National Labor
Exchange at www.us.jobs.
All transitioning service members are encouraged to use their
individual state website to search for jobs. Please note that all
DOL services at AJCs are paid by taxpayers and are provided free
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local AJC at www.dol.gov/veterans.

On the-Job Training and Registered
Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships are on the rise in America because they
embody the job-driven training strategy that can help our
economy grow. For veterans, apprenticeships are a great way to
prepare for a new career. These programs allow veterans to learn
a trade or skill through training on-the-job rather than attending
formal classroom instruction. Both on-the-job and apprenticeship
training programs allow veterans to learn a trade and use their GI
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also a possibility of funds at the local AJC to assist an employer
to offset costs.
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organizations operating in the veteran employment space.
Navigation of these resources can be confusing. We
have a team of Regional Veterans' Employer Coordinators
who are standing by to connect you with federal, state and
local resources to facilitate veterans' employment. They can
assist you in leveraging federal, state and local employment
resources and programs to include on-the-job and
apprenticeship training programs to help reduce employer
costs.


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Insights - March/April 2017
IANA News
Chassis Transition Has Moved Forward, More Changes Ahead
Did You Know?
New 2018 Rule Presents Complicated Picture for Chassis
Winning Driver Recruitment Formula: Communication + Consistency + Social Media + Personal Touch
How the U.S. Labor Department Helps Hire Vets for Intermodal Jobs
FMCSA Aids Military Drivers in Transition to CDL
Freight Report
Werner Enterprises: A Case Study in Military Hiring Success
Fleets Have Wide Range of Military Recruiting Contacts
Suppliers Can Prosper Using Multiple Channels, New Approaches
Intermodal Information Services
Government News
International Intermodal News
New Members
People News
State News
Intermodal Calendar
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Insights - March/April 2017 - New 2018 Rule Presents Complicated Picture for Chassis
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Insights - March/April 2017 - Winning Driver Recruitment Formula: Communication + Consistency + Social Media + Personal Touch
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Insights - March/April 2017 - How the U.S. Labor Department Helps Hire Vets for Intermodal Jobs
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Insights - March/April 2017 - FMCSA Aids Military Drivers in Transition to CDL
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Insights - March/April 2017 - Freight Report
Insights - March/April 2017 - Werner Enterprises: A Case Study in Military Hiring Success
Insights - March/April 2017 - Fleets Have Wide Range of Military Recruiting Contacts
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Insights - March/April 2017 - Suppliers Can Prosper Using Multiple Channels, New Approaches
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