Karen Ross Discusses Tech Skills Gap with TechRepublic

Our CEO Karen Ross spoke with TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson to discuss how veterans can help fill the tech skills gap with the over 500,000 unfilled roles in the technology sector. “The skill gap is actually not as great as what people think,” Ross said. However with the decline of H-1B visas, veterans are having difficulty finding appropriate…

Karen Ross: Close the gap in tech skills for veterans

FOR VETERANS, underemployment is the new unemployment. With the U.S. Labor Department announcing earlier this month that veteran unemployment has hit a historic low, veterans groups, advocates and veterans themselves are sounding a new alarm: underemployment. The department cites that of the more than 3 million post-9/11 veterans employed in the civilian workforce today, less…

CEO Karen Ross Featured in The Virginian-Pilot

We’ve heard a lot lately about how veteran unemployment rates are at an all-time low, but what the numbers don’t show is that veterans are underemployed. Underemployment is the new unemployment. The department cites that of the more than 3 million post-9/11 veterans employed in the civilian workforce today, less than 40 percent are in…

Rewrite the Rules on Women in Tech

Sexist attitudes are pervasive. It’s up to risk-taking women to change the tech game. From time to time, I’m reminded that for every two steps forward, we take one step back. The latest reminder came last week when reading The New York Times front page story “As Inequality Roils Tech World, a Group Wants More…