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Employers VOW to Hire Heroes

President Barack Obama signs the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW to Hire Heroes Act), that will provide tax credits to help put veterans back to work. First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden attend the ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium, Nov. 21, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)Is your company looking for qualified, capable, and disciplined employees? Did you know that by hiring unemployed Veterans your business may qualify for tax credits and employer incentives?

In an effort to reduce Veteran unemployment, the President signed into law the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 last November.  Included in this new law are the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Special Employer Incentive (SEI), and Veteran Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP).

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6 Cool Mobile Recruiting Apps

Using Mobile Apps For Better RecruitingWith all this mobile recruiting functionality being available in the marketplace, it is time for recruiters to get into the game and start engaging with job-seekers using mobile recruiting apps. Those who adopt early may get an edge on the competition.

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SHRM Launches Free Military-Veteran Hiring Toolkit for Employers

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)Alexandria, Va. - April 30, 2012 - A free military-veteran hiring toolkit designed to guide civilian employers in recruiting veterans launched today during the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) talent management conference being held just outside of Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

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