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When military veterans come back from war they still need to support themselves as well as their family members financially. To be able to do this, they have to get jobs in the civilian world. There ...

When military veterans come back from war they still need to support themselves as well as their family members financially. To be able to do this, they have to get jobs in the civilian world. There are a lot of well-paying careers for veterans some which require just a little transitional training. For more information please visit: http://www.GreenCollarVets.org

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  • When military veterans come back from warthey still need to support themselves as well astheir family members financially.To be able to do this, they have to get jobs inthe civilian world.There are a lot of well-paying careers forveterans some which require just a littletransitional training. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • There are also companies that are activelyinvolved in providing transitional training aswell as employment to the veterans.They are doing this to appreciate thededication and service of the militaryveterans at war in defense of the country.McDonalds is one of the companies thatappreciate the veterans who have alreadygiven so much in service to the country. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • There are quite a number of people who havesuccessfully transferred their military skills as wellas experiences into satisfying as well as rewardingcareers at this company.Some of these people started by working inrestaurants but right now they are members ofthe corporate staff and franchises.This is a challenge to young veterans out therethat they should not be hesitant to start withsmaller job opportunities. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • At McDonalds, over 75% of the managers atthe restaurant started off by working behindthe counter.Most of the companies that hire veterans offertransition training programs that are aimed atadvancing the veterans careers.The veterans that get injured and end up withdisabilities are part of some of the peoplewho get this training. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • When the veterans return from war and theyhave injuries that they got in combat, trainingor off duty, most of them are given anevaluation as well as a disability rating fromthe Veteran Affairs Department of the UnitedStates.If they get a 10% or higher rating, they aredesignated as disabled and therefore theywill be qualified for monthly paymentsbenefits of the VA Department as well asemployment. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • Most of the disabled veterans find careers ininformation technology (IT).This is because these veterans gained IT skills whilestill in the military and they only need a littletraining as well as certification for them to securejobs in the civilian market.Under the Vocational and RehabilitationEmployment service of the Veteran AffairsDepartment, 1,483 disabled veterans were ableto get IT jobs last year. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • Still under information technology, somedisabled veterans have been able to pursuesuccessful careers in intelligence systems.The National Geo-spatial Intelligence Agencyin partnership with OWF employs veteranswho have firsthand knowledge of theenemies of the U.S. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • Cisco Systems formed a Transition TrainingAcademy three years ago with the aim oftraining the veterans to advance their skills ininformation technology.These will in turn improve the chances of theveterans being hired by companies that havevacancies in their information technologydepartments. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • There are many other careers that veteranscan pursue apart from IT.For instance they can pursue teachingespecially to teach thetroops, engineering, projectmanagement, and procurement.With the diverse skills they gained in the fieldthey can pursue any career as long as theyget the right training. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  • Looking for Careers for Veterans you maywant to check Green Collar Vets and supportall our initiatives! www.GreenCollarVets.org