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Veteran Employment Resources – Links

Veteran Transitional Assistance

  • National Resource Directory – Provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.(https://www.nrd.gov/)
  • DoD TransPortal – Transition Assistance Program – Website designed to assist servicemembers leaving active duty by providing information and resources to help in the transition period (http://www.veteranprograms.com/id105.html)
  • Vet Centers – Provide readjustment counseling and a wide range of services for veterans transitioning from military to civilian life. Counseling is provided at community-based “Vet Centers” located near veterans and their families (http://www.vetcenter.va.gov)
  • VetJobs – Excellent VFW-sponsored site with employment assistance page (includes information for job search information, disclosing a disability to an employer, career planning, interviewing tips, small business ownership opportunities, etc) (http://vetjobs.com/)
  • Job Hero – Excellent resource for veterans, including many links to programs/websites that may assist the transitioning military member (http://www.jobhero.com/veteran-career-guide/)
  • National Partnership for Workplace Mental Health – The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress provides information and training to prepare for and respond to the psychological effects and health consequences of traumatic events (http://www.centerforthestudyoftraumaticstress.org/)
  • Department of Labor (DOL) Veteran’s Employment and Training Service (VETS) – Provides transitioning servicemembers and veterans with resources and services that will help them succeed in the workforce (http://www.dol.gov/vets)
  • Transition Assistance Online – A database with transition assistance information and tools for servicemembers going from their military to civilian careers (http://www.taonline.com)
  • National Partnership for Workplace Mental Health – The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress provides information and training to prepare for and respond to the psychological effects and health consequences of traumatic events (http://www.usuhs.mil/csts)
  • Vet Success – Department of Veterans Affairs website that provides information on the services of the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program and vocational counseling for active duty servicemembers and veterans (http://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/index.asp)

Veteran Job Search Engines/Career Fair Information 

  • Find a Career Fair – Website that allows veterans to search for nearby career fairs based on location  (http://jobfairsin.com/)
  • VetJobs – VFW-sponsored website that provides information on upcoming job fairs in both the U.S. and overseas (site has over 100,00 visitors per month)(http://vetjobs.com/, homepage, click on box that states “Upcoming Career Fairs)
  • Career Center for the Military Severely Injured Center – Website that provides a search engine of veteran-friendly employers (http://www.military.com/support)
  • Hire America’s Heroes – Organization designed to connect companies with veterans seeking job opportunities. Includes links to current openings with veteran-friendly companies (http://hireamericasheroes.org/)
  • Hire a Hero – Job posting board similar to Monster created for veterans seeking jobs (http://careers.hireahero.org)
  • Veterans Job Bank – Wesbsite that provides a central resource that allows Veterans to access jobs available specifically for them. Enter keywords, your MOS/MOC and/or location to begin your job search (https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/jobs)
  • Neuvoo – Job search engine for finding careers based on location and skills (http://neuvoo.com)

 

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