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Luis Alvarez, a veteran employment coordinator with Work for Warriors Nevada, remembers the look of withdrawal on an emaciated man’s face when he stepped into his office a year ago.
Nevada veterans and their families took part in a career fair and workshops Saturday on the UNLV campus. The fair featured several employers offering career opportunities throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
America’s veterans deserve the utmost respect and gratitude for their courageous service and the profound sacrifices they and their families have made for our country. But despite the incomparable selflessness of our veterans and their families, drug addiction, homelessness, disability, mental health concerns, and underemployment continue to affect their everyday lives at a disproportionate level. These gaps are simply unacceptable. We have the responsibility as a country to ensure that veterans have adequate access to the resources and opportunities required to excel in civilian life. American veterans have had to endure long periods away from their families to face deadly adversaries in faraway places and survive harsh conditions that most Americans could not even begin to imagine. We owe these brave men and women a great debt for their admirable service.
Companies scaled back hiring in April, adding just 160,000 new jobs. According to CNN's Marketwatch, this is a sign the U.S. economy is still suffering from an early-year chill.
Career Services News
A collection of news stories from 2017 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.