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Massachusetts veterans are getting hired! posted on Jul 2

Massachusetts has seen a dramatic drop in the veterans’ unemployment rate down to 2.7%* in the first quarter of 2014. The national unemployment rate for all veterans has dropped from a high of 9.8% in 2011 to 5%. **

Massachusetts Statewide Veterans Career Fair

Massachusetts Statewide Veterans Career Fair posted on Jan 17

Commonwealth of Massachusetts is hosting its first Statewide Veterans Career Fair, where we will be connecting the Commonwealth’s Veterans to employment opportunities.

Hire a Veteran Month

Hire a Veteran Month posted on Nov 12

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Massachusetts Department of Career Services (DCS) joins the Patrick Administration and Massachusetts in thanking military Veterans for their dedication and service, and we encourage local employers to do the same. The scheduled reduction of deployed military forces over the   …Continue Reading Hire a Veteran Month