The Department of Veterans Affairs
Find out about health and education benefits, employment assistance, home loans, life insurance, pensions, and memorial services for veterans. Plus special information for minorities and women in the military, and services for homeless and disabled vets.
VA benefits: 800-827-1000
Health Care: 877-222-8387
Hire Heroes USA
Hire Heroes USA is a national non-profit organization, which provides career placement assistance to disabled veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Its mission is to be the bridge to a fulfilling career for our heroes to ensure they have the opportunity to enjoy the freedoms they fought to preserve.
RecruitMilitary was founded in February 1998 and quickly became a leader in the use of contingency search to place transitioning and veteran personnel in positions in corporate America. RecruitMilitary established its reputation on the basis of unparalleled service, attention to detail in all activities, and great choices for both its job candidates and its employer clients.
Helmets to Hardhats
Helmets to Hardhats provides the best career opportunities in building and construction trade to those who have earned the nation’s support through their years of service and sacrifice, easing the difficult passage into civilian life for military families.
ESGR: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
Guardsmen and Reservists have the right to return to their civilian jobs following their service. National Guardsmen and Reservists who think their employers have acted unfairly–for instance, if they believe they were fired because of their military service–should contact the ESGR.
Find out more about starting and running a veteran-owned business.
Veteran Job Search at Military.com
Search over 100,000 job postings online.
Career Command Post
CCP specializes in bringing transitioning active duty military personnel and armed forces veterans together with civilian employers that are hiring for executive, managerial, professional, technical, skilled, and semi-skilled positions, from the Military Transition Group, Inc.
A great site for veterans and transitioning military personnel and their family members. Featured are openings for all levels and types of jobs. You can search for jobs (by type, keyword, and location), as well as post your résumé. It is sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and it’s free to job seekers.
Return to Work
This organization works to provide vocational rehabilitation to veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Job seekers and employers can post profiles and connect to help veterans return to work.
Searchable database for federal jobs.
100 Great Sites for Veterans in Business
Being an active promoter of veteran education is Tina Moretti’s passion. She believes that one way service members can secure employment after they have left
the military is by starting a business of their own.
See her article here.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
Provides mental health support, advice on job-seeking and the GI Bill.
Veterans’ Guide to Getting Hired
A guidebook to help the men and women of the United States military better understand the various career resources at their disposal. Key updates to the guide include:
– Additional job search tools for veterans
– Expanded list of resources for employers hiring vets
– Updated list of vocational rehabilitation programs for vets.
Career Resources for Veterans
Whether you’ve been retired for years or have just finished your service, rejoining the workforce can be tough. You should have access to adequate guidance and support. There are actually a lot of places you can turn to for assistance in your transition from service to career if you know where to look. This guide recommends pages only from trusted organizations and will connect you to all kinds of information, advice, tools, and programs that offer real-world help.
The Veterans Farm is building handicap accessible farms for our disabled combat veterans to provide a “Prescription without Medication” through horticulture therapy. Through a 14-week fellowship, program veterans will learn how to grow organic fruits and vegetables. After completion, veterans will be provided with resources to go out and start their own farms, or to work for larger farming organizations.
Work of Honor
A company dedicated to bringing quality veteran workers to business.
Neuvoo.com is a free job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from companies’ career websites, placement agencies and job boards.
We centralize all jobs available on the web to help people find new career opportunities, so we are much like the Google for jobs.
We offer over a hundred thousand jobs for Veterans in the US. The list of jobs is always being updated. You can also search using another region, city, state, industry, etc., and find all relevant jobs.
Veteran Guide to Starting and Owning a Business
Learnhowtobecome.org began in late 2013 with Doug and Wes. Our mission is to help students (or other aspiring professionals) understand what it takes to land their perfect career, from picking the right school all the way to climbing the company ladder. We are passionate about creating a one-stop, comprehensive resource that can guide individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path.
Work of Honor brings to light the elusive character traits and professional experiences Veterans and Military Spouses possess. Those traits, such as self-discipline, organizational expertise, level-headedness, respect, endurance, problem-solving, team building, active learning, motivation and caring, are exemplified by the 2050+ veteran & military spouse within the Work of Honor community (95% veterans). When you become a Work of Honor member, you participate in a Veteran, Military Spouse and Business Community having access to job opportunities, business network, community members, networking events, speaker series and information related to operations and business efficiency. We welcome you to join us and participate in our growing community of Veterans, Military Spouses and Business Professionals.
Work of Honor brings to light the elusive character traits and professional experiences Veterans and Military Spouses possess. Those traits, such as self-discipline, organizational expertise, level-headedness, respect, endurance, problem-solving, team building, active learning, motivation and caring, are exemplified by the 2050+ veteran & military spouse within the Work of Honor community (95% veterans).
When you become a Work of Honor member, you participate in a Veteran, Military Spouse and Business Community having access to job opportunities, business network, community members, networking events, speaker series and information related to operations and business efficiency.
We welcome you to join us and participate in our growing community of Veterans, Military Spouses and Business Professionals.