New data shows a promising change in perceptions toward hiring veterans. That’s worth celebrating.Nov 11, 2019
Microsoft Military Affairs worked with YouGov on a nationwide survey, which uncovered some very interesting insights and shows how attitudes have evolved when it comes to hiring veterans,
Military Spouse Technology Academy readies for cohorts in Tacoma and San Antonio this fallMay 8, 2019
Today we’re announcing the second phase of the Military Spouse Technology Academy (MSTA), which trains military spouses in technical and soft skills that equip them for careers in the technology industry.
Military Times | Going digital: your fast track to a career in techApr 26, 2019
Deciding what comes after military service can be daunting, especially after spending years outside the civilian workforce. The training and experience acquired in the military are exactly what make service members and veterans great candidates for in-demand technology careers, and Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) can help.
Microsoft’s Military Spouse Technology Academy pilot graduates are ready to enter the tech workforceMar 1, 2019
Today, Microsoft hosted a recognition ceremony to celebrate the 19 graduates of its pilot Military Spouse Technology Academy (MSTA) program in Tacoma, Washington. This 22-week program helps military spouses prepare for and find long-term and meaningful careers in server and cloud administration.
Meeting the demand for cleared veteran talentNov 15, 2018
Equipping people on the front lines of national security with modern skills and technological awareness is paramount, and we’re committed as industry partners to helping along that journey.
Microsoft continues its commitment to military community with launch of the Military Spouse Technology AcademySep 28, 2018
Microsoft Military Affairs expands its commitment to the military community with the launch of a new pilot program uniquely designed to train military spouses with necessary skills for long-lasting and meaningful technology careers that are both high-paying and portable.
Microsoft Military Affairs plays a critical role in building the workforce of tomorrowApr 13, 2018
Last week, during a panel discussion about building the Workforce of Tomorrow, U.S. Marine Corps Major General (Ret.) Chris Cortez, vice president of Microsoft Military Affairs, spoke about how Microsoft's values are shaping the company's impact on the future of the technology industry.
Microsoft brings series of YouthSpark events to U.S. military basesMar 23, 2018
Microsoft is proud to expand our ongoing support for military families by hosting YouthSpark, a digital skills education program for children, on U.S. military bases. On March 20 and 22, 2018, the program brought 200 elementary and middle school students to YouthSpark events at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
Training, Reskilling and Hiring Veterans for Meaningful Technology CareersDec 6, 2017
This post was originally published on Military.com and written by vice president of Military Affairs at Microsoft Chris Cortez on December 6, 2017 America is facing a huge workforce challenge as technology and artificial intelligence disrupt the job market and create a critical job-skills gap. As a result, many people feel left behind in the […]