Peace Corps hiring eased
A new website helps connect returned Peace Corps volunteers and employers looking to hire them. The Next Step Job Finder at www.peacecorpsconnect.org/resources/jobs is tailored specifically to volunteers who’ve returned home and are looking for a job, said Kevin Quigley, president of the National Peace Corps Association. Job seekers can upload their resumes to be viewed by potential employers, who can sign up for a resume subscription to browse posted resumes. Volunteers have learned to be self-sufficient and innovate with few resources, he said.
1934 Bank faces closing
WASHINGTON — Since the Export-Import Bank was founded in 1934, Congress has methodically renewed its charter two dozen times, attesting to the federal agency’s mission of helping finance American companies’ overseas sales. This year, it’s different. In the Senate, reauthorization enjoys wide bipartisan support, but Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on a voting process. In the House, Republicans are torn between business allies who are strong Ex-Im backers and conservative groups which say eliminate the agency. The bank’s current charter expires at the end of this month.
From Wire Reports