New technologies open job opportunities for injured veterans

Categories: Press mentions
This is a repost from the Stars and Stripes blog By Leo Shane III WASHINGTON — When Pfizer was considering sending some administrative jobs overseas, Merry Korn convinced them to outsource them to wounded veterans instead. Korn, owner of Pearl Interactive Network said she currently has four home bound, injured veterans working as administrative assistants ... Continue ArticleClick here for "New technologies open job opportunities for injured veterans"

CEO of Pearl Interactive Network completes TUCK-WBENC Executive Program

Categories: Company news
Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, completed the 2012 Tuck-WBENC Executive Program, an intensive week-long executive learning experience held at IBM’s Learning Center in Armonk, NY, along with 50 other women entrepreneurs earlier this month. The Tuck-WBENC Executive Program, which was established in 2003 and has been sponsored by IBM since then, stemmed from ... Continue ArticleClick here for "CEO of Pearl Interactive Network completes TUCK-WBENC Executive Program"

Informational Interviews Help in Learning about Employment Opportunities

Categories: Job and Career Tips
Source: About.com When you respond to newspaper or online ads, your resume is one of hundreds that will be viewed.  We recommend “informational interviews”. An informational interview is an interview conducted to collect information about a job, career field, industry or company. It could also be used as a source of contacts that could lead ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Informational Interviews Help in Learning about Employment Opportunities"

Military Skills Translators Match Veterans’ Skills to Civilian Jobs

Categories: Veteran Services
A big challenge for veterans looking to find civilian jobs is understanding how your military skills fit jobs in the civilian market place. The following are sites that can assist you with transforming your military resume to a civilian workplace. Military.com Skills Translator. The VA for Vets military skills translator allows you to translate your ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Military Skills Translators Match Veterans’ Skills to Civilian Jobs"