Tag: Veterans Day

Veterans Day Timeline and Facts & Figures

Veterans Day is on November 11. It was first established in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson. At this time it was called Armistice Day and was created to remember “the heroism of those who died in the country’s service.” Congress declared Armistice Day a federal holiday in 1938. President Dwight…

Why Is Training Veterans a Win-Win Situation for Corporations

Traits such as an affinity for leadership, collaboration and top-line performance should make veterans desirable employees. However, roadblocks such as the lack of a bachelor’s degree and residual health issues/injuries frequently make the transition from military to civilian life a challenge. By providing targeted training to veterans, organizations can find…