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Synack Launches Cybersecurity Skills Development Program for Military Veterans

Crowdsourced security firm Synack has launched an initiative to help military veterans hone their cybersecurity skills and pursue related jobs in the government or commercial sector. Synack said Thursday its Veterans Cyber Program offers an expedited application process for former service members to qualify in the company’s group of ethical hackers, called Red Team, and a …

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John Campbell: SAP NS2’s Nonprofit Arm Extends Training, Employment Program for Military Vets

SAP National Security Services‘ nonprofit organization has commenced a three-month information technology training and employment program for military veterans in Tampa, Fla. NS2 Serves offers the course for post-9/11 service members to obtain certifications that can help them qualify for high-tech jobs, the nonprofit said Monday. Veterans who complete the program will receive a …

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Maximus to Continue Support for Australia’s Disability Employment Services Under $300M Contract

Maximus has received a five-year contract renewal worth up to $300 million for extended support of an Australian program meant to provide sustainable employment for persons with disabilities, health conditions or injuries. The company said Thursday its Max Solutions unit will commence continued assistance of Australia’s Disability Employment Services program on July 1, …

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Job Growth Jumps 222,000 in June

The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate held at 4.4 percent, according to a government report Friday. Job growth has averaged approximately 180,000 per month in 2017, slightly above the 187,000 mark in 2016.Wages remained stagnant, rising only a sluggish 0.2 percent. Hourly earnings on …

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Vectrus Named to 2017 Military Friendly Employers List; Chuck Prow Comments

Vectrus has been included in Victory Media’s annual Military Friendly Employers list in recognition of the company’s employment opportunities for retired service members. Chuck Prow, Vectrus president and CEO, said in a statement released Thursday at least 35 percent of Vectrus’ employees have a military background. “Veterans’ military experience provides valuable …

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TechServe Alliance: 2016 IT and Engineering Employment Rises Year-Over-Year

A new study from the TechServe Alliance estimates the number of information technology and engineering jobs increased at respective year-to-year growth rates of 2.4 percent and 0.7 percent. The TechServe Alliance report published Wednesday says IT jobs have grown to 5,179,300 in December 2016 to represent an addition of 122,900 IT workers from the previous year’s final …

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BAE’s UK Operations to Recruit 235 Graduates in 2017

BAE Systems plans to recruit 235 graduates to work in various businesses across the defense contractor’s U.K.-based operations in 2017. BAE said Thursday 80 graduates will join the applied intelligence business to help deliver cybersecurity services for government and commercial customers. The company added it will hire 77 graduates for maritime businesses, 54 …

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