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Skills Gap Grew 12% Since Last Year

Companies are struggling to find the skilled talent they need to fill open positions. The skills gap grew by 12% since last year, according to the results of a 2019 survey of human resource leaders, conducted by Wiley Education Services. In response to the question, “Is there a skills gap in your organization right now?”…

Advantages of Employing Military Spouses

Advantages of Employing Military Spouses

When active duty service members transition out of the military and into the civilian workforce, they can encounter obstacles. Companies that want to hire veterans may not know how, and veterans may have difficulty communicating their skills and experience to hiring managers. But resources do exist to help veterans find civilian employment, and many employers…

Managing Veterans in the Workplace

5 Tips for Managing Veterans in the Workplace

Millions of former U.S. service members are now part of the civilian workforce, bringing diverse skills and experiences to their new employers. But sometimes cultural differences can create obstacles for veteran employees and civilian managers, preventing clear communication and understanding. By recognizing some of these common challenges, you can help ease the transition for veterans…

How to Hire Veterans

How to Hire Veterans

In 2018, there were more than 19 million veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, making up about 8% of the adult population in the country. Veterans entering the civilian workforce bring a wide range of talents, experiences, and skills to their new positions. Many employers are interested in adding more veterans to their organizations but…

York Solutions Certified Veteran-Owned Business by National Veteran Business Development Council

York Solutions, a veteran-owned IT consulting firm that uses a non-transactional, value-based approach to provide clients with custom workforce solutions to fit their business needs to successfully complete IT projects, is certified as a Veteran Owned Business (VOB) by the National Veterans Business Development Council (NVBDC). The NVBDC is the only Veteran Owned Business Certification…

Overcoming the Confidence Gap in I.T.

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in technology careers. A 2017 report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reported that, while women filled 47% of all U.S jobs in 2015, they held only 24% of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs. Many factors contribute to this disparity – ranging from gender biases and…

Companies Join Forces to Elevate Veteran Career Initiatives During a Moderated Roundtable

Three organizations have partnered to sponsor a roundtable, The Value of Integrating Veterans into Your Workforce & Strategies for Mutual Success. Hosted by Exegestics, ICATT Apprenticeship Program, and York Solutions the event will be geared toward CEOs, HR professionals and veteran service organizations and will highlight the value of developing a veteran’s workplace initiative including…