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Nine new cancers added to the presumed service-connected list related to particulate matter

On April 26, VA announced the addition of nine rare respiratory cancers to the list presumed service-connected disabilities due to exposure to fine particulate matter

By |April 26th, 2022|#VetResources, Benefits, Top Stories|67 Comments

VA will propose adding rare respiratory cancers to the presumed service-connected list

On March 1, VA announced its intention of adding nine rare respiratory cancers to the list of presumed service-connected disabilities in relation to exposure to toxic chemicals in the air, water, or soil for Veterans who served any amount of time in the Southwest Asia theater of operations.

By |March 1st, 2022|#VetResources, Benefits, Top Stories|37 Comments

Found in translation: Tips for removing military jargon from your resume

Translating military jargon can be a challenge for transitioning personnel, but these tools will help you provide clarity to civilian recruiters.

By |February 25th, 2022|Employment, VA Careers|Comments Off on Found in translation: Tips for removing military jargon from your resume

Mind the resume gap: How to address employment breaks

Sometimes you just can’t avoid a resume gap. Maybe you recently transitioned out of the military and found it’s taken some time to land your first civilian job. Maybe you’re a military spouse who’s had your career interrupted by several moves. Or maybe life just took an unexpected turn. No matter the reason, you’re probably asking yourself how you address those resume gaps when applying [...]

By |August 24th, 2021|Employment, VA Careers|Comments Off on Mind the resume gap: How to address employment breaks

VA Debt Management Center to resume sending notification letters in January 2021

The VA Debt Management Center (DMC) is sending a letter this month to Veterans with benefit debts advising that due process notification letters will resume after January 1, 2021.

By |November 18th, 2020|Benefits, Top Stories|4 Comments

VA’s tips to spruce up your pharmacy resume

Today’s market is saturated with pharmacists vying for jobs. To stand out from the crowd, it’s crucial that your resume is eye-catching, concise and up-to-date. Take advantage of the following tips to help secure the job you want: Do… •Offer a detailed account of your responsibilities, contributions and demonstrated skills for each listed job. •Be honest! The pharmacy industry is quite interconnected, making it easy [...]

By |February 27th, 2018|VA Careers|Comments Off on VA’s tips to spruce up your pharmacy resume
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