PD SYSTEMS’ USE OF THE V3 SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM

PD Systems, Inc. thanks the State of Virginia for establishing the V3 Small Business Grant Program that encourages businesses to hire Veterans of all armed services. PD Systems hires a lot of Veterans, and has been able to take full advantage of this program. We have been able to use grant funds for both management […]

Raytheon Corporation Awarded V3 Certification

On Tuesday June 20 The Commonwealth of Virginia and the V3 Program was pleased to present the V3 Certification to the Raytheon Corporation in Sterling, VA. Raytheon is one of the nations largest employers of veterans employing over 20,000 Veterans throughout their company. Dr. Victor Ramos a US Army Veteran who leads their RAYVETS Employee […]

Va. Veteran hiring program looks to expand in the Valley

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — The Virginia Value Veterans Program, or V3 Program, is looking to expand more in the Shenandoah Valley, hoping to get veterans placed into more jobs across a variety of different industries. The V3 Program, which runs through the Virginia Department of Veteran services, works with businesses to train, hire and retain […]

Cotton & Company Awarded V3 Certification

On Thursday June 22 in Alexandria, VA Northern Virginia Regional Manager Rick Ferry presented the V3 Certification Award to Cotton & Company an accounting firm who conducts audits with the federal government. In front of a crowd of 180 employees during their annual company “All Hands” meeting, Mr. Ferry presented Company CEO Matt Johnson with […]

VETE Partners with the Department of Labor and Industries

The Department of Labor and Industries (DOLI) held a Registered Apprenticeship Career Expo on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Norfolk Scope. VETE team members were part of a panel discussion titled “Veterans Economic Opportunities.” A representative from each program in VETE gave a brief summary of their program. The audience was composed of employers […]

Deployed to Employed: Veteran Entrepreneurship

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — More than 11,000 members of the military transition into civilian life each year. Some leave with a passion to start their own business, but where do you turn for help in getting your idea off the ground? There are lots of resources available. The Small Business Administration has numerous programs to […]

“Women in Central Va. Attend Workshop to Prepare for Job Searching”

“The Virginia Employment Commission held an event to offer advice to women who are job searching or trying to excel in their current one. ” The event covered: Women’s Employment Workshop Employer Recruiter Panel: UVA Temps, Express Employment Professionals, At Home Care Staffing, Flik International Corp at UVA Inn at Darden Dress Consultant Salary Negotiations […]

Virginia Department of Veteran Service- Women Veteran Employees

The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program would like to highlight some of the Women Veterans working within the Department of Veteran Services during the 2017 Virginia Women’s Veteran Summit. The summit event brings together veterans, community leaders, employers, and government agencies from the federal, state, and local levels to raise awareness about the services and […]

New Research Explores How Employers Can Better Recruit and Retain Veterans

In collaboration with RecruitMilitary, the nation’s leading veteran hiring company, the study was conducted to gain a better understanding of post-9/11 veterans’ experience and expectations while job hunting and at work, following their military experience. The report explores key factors veterans believe are holding them back from landing a job and what they look for […]

Report: Civilian Hiring Managers love Veterans

Hiring managers see veterans as valuable recruits for civilian companies but still struggle with how to handle their concerns and professional development, according to a new survey released by the Hiring Our Heroes initiative on Wednesday. Read more… http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/hiring-our-heroes-veterans-report Please follow and like us: