Job Search/Openings by Category

General Resources

100,000 Jobs Mission – A number of leading U.S. companies launched the 100,000 Jobs Mission in March 2011 with a goal of collectively hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.  The 100,000 Jobs Mission has a presence on the US Veterans Pipeline, a web portal designed to increase veterans’ chances of finding employment by matching veterans’ military skills with open positions in the corporate sector, identifying skill or education needs and providing discussion forums. Veterans can search the US Veterans Pipeline to learn about job openings across the member organizations

US Chamber of Commerce-Hiring of Heroes Program – Nationwide program sponsored by the US Chamber of Commerce.  Excellent site with numerous veteran employment resources including job fairs across the country.

VetJobs – VetJobs.com has been around since the late 90s and is one of the older sites supporting returning troops. It is maintained and supported by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).  There is a comprehensive job board and a place to post resumes. You can access state-specific jobs on this site to narrow down your search. You will also find advice on starting your own business if self-employment is your goal. Information on interviewing is available for those looking to work for a company.

TaoOnline – TAOnline.com (Transition Assistance Online) has helped the nearly 200,000 service members who transition from active duty every year as well as the hundreds-of-thousands of veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and spouses looking for civilian jobs. The career site is dedicated to placement in careers that fit their extraordinary motivation, loyalty, and skill. TAOnline.com assists our country’s heroes in gaining employment at the world’s finest military-friendly companies. They help match employers to candidates through the use of pertinent and dynamic career information, unique online tools, relationships with key partners, and our longevity and experience in the military career site business.

America Wants You – America Wants You brings together the private sector and corporate America to find job opportunities for men and women who have served in the U.S. military. CareerBuilder powers the job-search engine, which is free for both veterans and companies. More than 50,000 jobs are available in a variety of fields at companies across the U.S

Military 1 – Military1 features current news and analysis from experts in the military space, as well as providing our members resources for career progression, education, military benefits, off-duty information, product research and more.  Likewise, Military1’s Jobs for Veterans section delivers military personnel support and resources for the military to civilian career transition. Find military transition information, tips and advice, as well as listings for civilian careers, jobs for veterans and veteran friendly employers.

Corporate Gray – Excellent site!  Make sure and check out their transition guide as it is well written and useful for veterans in transition. Corporate Gray Online is a military-niche employment website connecting transitioning and former military with employers. Job seekers can post their resume, search and apply for jobs, learn about upcoming job fairs, and gain access to important reference links in their job search. Employers can post their jobs and use a customized search to find military-experienced job seekers whose skills and experience match their needs.

GI Jobs – Excellent resource!!!  We highly recommend you check out the website and sign up for a copy of their digital magazine. There are countless employment resources for veterans listed on this site.

Hero 2 Hired – Hero 2 Hired (H2H) is a comprehensive employment program provided by the Department of Defense that offers everything a Reserve Component job seeker needs to find their next opportunity, including job listings, career exploration tools, education and training resources, virtual career fairs, a mobile app for IOS, Android and Windows Phones, an innovative Facebook application and a variety of networking opportunities. H2H also provides vast recruiting opportunities for military-friendly employers, including unlimited free postings; ability to send digital invitations to gauge the interest of potential veteran candidates; automatic notifications for applications; H2H messages and connect requests; and search capabilities on H2H’s database to match the qualifications required for positions.

US Veterans Magazine – Excellent resource for veteran employment including best companies to work for, veteran job fairs, job postings and other veteran related employment resources.

Military Hire – This site is the collaborative creation of military veterans and career search professionals. There is a lot of information on this site about the nuts and bolts of writing resumes, going on interviews, and how to get the most out of the online job search. Special events such as veteran job fairs are also listed.

Hire a Hero – Hire A Hero is an online job board and employment resources which has been recognized by both Time Magazine, for being the top 21 ways to “Fix America” and Infoworld Magazine as one of the top 100 websites in the world for creative and effective merging of business and technical solutions for veterans. The Hire A Hero community has 337,000 registered members and candidate profiles and in excess of 2 Million unique visitors to www.hireahero.org.

Job Hunt– This site has job search information, expert advice, and links to job search resources.  It is an excellent site and one that should be one you visit often.

Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces – The Employer Partnership (EP) was created as a way to provide America’s employers with a direct link to some of America’s finest employees – Service members and their families. Through the partnership, Service members can leverage their military training and experience for career opportunities in today’s civilian job market with national, regional and local Employer Partners.

Military-Civilian– Military-Civilian seeks to connect job seeking military candidates with their spouses with civilan employers to fill open positions worldwide.  This is an excellent site with veteran employment related resources including open jobs, a newsletter, and many other employment resources helpful to veterans.

Veterans Job Bank– Veterans Job Bank powered by NRD.gov provides Veterans with a central source for identifying Veteran-committed employment opportunities and assists America’s employers in identifying qualified Veterans.  The site facilitates access to hundreds of thousands of private-sector job openings specifically targeted at Veterans.  The Veterans Job Bank returns job opportunities based on search criteria entered by the user. Powered by a Google search, jobs are drawn from various job boards that have posted or specifically tagged jobs for Veterans.

Military Vet Jobs – MIlitaryVetJobs.com, a veteran owned organization, offers veteran job seekers a community of support and connections to employers seeking qualified, veteran candidates.

Be A Hero Hire A Hero – The site offers career expos and other veteran hiring resources.

Military Times – Powered by CareerBuilder, the Military Times job site matches employers with veterans looking to return to the workforce. The website provides a variety of resources for veterans, including a job-search engine, a tool for discovering how one’s military skills translate to the civilian world, and career advice.

Military Friendly Employers – This site has job postings and promotes only military friendly employers, schools, and franchise opportunities.

Honor Guard Network –  HonorGuard Network is a one-stop portal providing access to jobs through a nationwide direct employer database as well as other services for veterans and family members, assistance in transitions from military to civilian life through easy to follow multi-step processes in multiple categories, and direct live military and business news feeds along with organization contacts exclusively dedicated to veteran support.

Veteran Career Fairs

US Chamber of Commerce – Lists veteran career fairs nationwide.

Veteran Recruiting – Great site that has many virtual career fairs for vets….worth checking out!!!

Corporate Gray– Listing of Corporate to Gray veteran career fairs nationwide.

Recruit Military – Listing of Recruit Military veteran career fairs nationwide.

Civilian Jobs.com – Lists veteran focused career fairs nationwide.

VetJobs – List of career fairs focused on veterans nationwide.

Recruiters/Search Firms for Veterans

Bradley Morris – Founded in 1991, Bradley-Morris, Inc. provides free services to candidates with military experience and a valuable service to companies that are seeking to fill positions with high quality, former military personnel.

Lucas Group – Lucas Group matches hiring companies with Junior Military Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Military Technicians who are transitioning from active U.S. military duty to civilian careers.  There is no cost involved for the veteran.

Orion International – Orion International is the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, specializing in placing today’s top military leaders, engineers, and technicians into America’s Fortune 500 with offices located throughout the United States.

Hospitality

Hospitality for Heroes – Hospitality Heroes aims to get major hospitality companies to commit to interviewing and hiring returning veterans.  Bentley Price Associate, a search firm specializing in hospitality search, has agreements from some of the biggest names in the industry for this initiative.  Bentley Price Associates will assist veterans who are interested in the hospitality field to prepare for their interviews at no cost to the veteran.

Social Media

Tweet My Jobs For Veterans – This site is geared toward veterans and their job search.  Definitely worth checking out if you are thinking of using Twitter for your job search.

How To Get Job Leads Using Twitter – Document explaining how to use Twitter to help veterans get job leads for the job search.

100+ Ways to Use LinkedIn – This site has a variety of useful articles on LinkedIn and how to use it.

RallyPoint – This site uses the same concept as LinkedIn only for veterans.  RallyPoint uses patent-pending technology to revolutionize the way US military servicemembers connect, develop, and pursue fulfilling opportunities throughout their careers. Created by veterans at Harvard Business School, we seek to bring the private sector’s best practices to your benefit by modernizing the world’s largest and most complex hierarchical organizations.

Hire a Hero– The online job board connects veterans seeking employment with companies eager to hire them. Its job postings are searchable by location, company name, field or job title. The site also provides other employment services to veterans and their families.  To sign up, you must provide name and address information to verify your connection to the military. Currently, there are more than 337,000 registered members.

Oil & Gas Careers

Battlefields to Oilfields – Battlefields to Oilfields aims to prepare returning US veterans for fulfilling careers in the oil and gas industry.  This unique program provides 50+ industry-recognized trainings and certifications, Five weeks of training, Housing and 3 meals a day, Full funding through the Post-9/11 GI-Bill, Job placement assistance, and Personal protective equipment.

Security Related Jobs

Security Jobs Exchange -An excellent website with a nice variety of security related openings listed by area of expertise and location.

SOC – Private security company.  SOC is a premier provider of integrated security and mission support carrying out and enabling national security missions globally in support of the U.S. Government.

Gavin DeBecker & Associates – International security firm who works with a wide range of government and private clients to provide personal security services.

Cleared Jobs – A job board for security cleared job seekers to find their next government contractor, defense or intelligence job.

Information Technology

Wounded Warrior Project’s Transition Training Academy– WWP’s Transition Training Academy provides innovative information technology (IT) training for service members injured on active duty who face unique challenges as they transition to civilian life or seek to change their military specialty. All TTA courses and class materials are provided free of charge to warriors and the spouses or caregivers.

Comp TIA- Free IT traning Program – Recognizing WWP’s vitally important work, the Creating IT Futures Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, is providing the Wounded Warrior Project with up to 5,000 CompTIA certification testing vouchers for the group’s injured military veteran clients, which will offset their costs by almost $400,000. These savings can then be used to provide additional services for Wounded Warriors. Delivery of the testing vouchers began in July 2011 and will continue through 2014.

SAP Veterans to Work Program – Gain valuable skills in the IT field with this program from SAP.  SAP has launched the Veterans to Work initiative to help US veterans acquire the skills and training they need to be successful in today’s IT workforce. This program is providing training scholarships and certification programs on SAP market leading solutions.

FDM Veteran IT Program– FDM is seeking to employ a number of high-caliber Veterans with the drive to work in the banking and financial services sector. They will be trained through the award-winning FDM Academy Program, located on 14 Wall Street in Manhattan, to become IT specialists in Java Development, Application Support, or Project Management/Business Analytics.  Successful candidates through the FDM application process will receive intensive technical and professional training for approximately 3-4 months and will be employed by FDM in the technology field for a minimum of two years.

Internship Opportunities

IEmployVeterans – This site offers an interesting opportunity for both full time and internship opportunities.  Definitely worth a look as the concept should work to get veterans much needed experience.

Four Block – Provides student veterans with professional development opportuniites while linking them to internships at major corporations.

USA Intern Jobs – Internship opportunities listed on this site.

Intelligence Opportunities

Intelligence Careers – Listing of intelligence openings globally.

Linguist Jobs – Listing of linguist openings globally.

Advanced Technical Intelligence Center – The Advanced  Technical  Intelligence Center  for  Human  Capital  Development  (ATIC)  is  an independent, non profit organization dedicated to addressing critical human capital  and  technological  development  needs within  the  US  Intelligence  Community (IC)  and  related  industries.  Since opening its doors in January of 2009, over 1,000 students from 24 states have enrolled in ATIC’s programs.  Over 85% of ATIC graduates are successfully working in the Intelligence Community and related fields, as government employees and contractors.  Veterans can use GI Bill for training certification that will help ensure entry into the intelligence field.

Teaching/Education

Troops to Teachers Program– Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Dept of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge, and experience is needed.

Overseas Opportunities

DOD Civilian Expeditionary Workforce – The Civilian Expeditionary Workforce (CEW) serves alongside our military men and women at the forefront of America’s mission around the globe.

Construction Opportunities

Helmets to Hardhats – Helmets to Hardhats connects veterans with construction opportunities.

Troops to Trades – The Nextstar Foundation assists veterans to locate a career in the plumbing, heating and cooling or electrical service industries within the United States, Canada, Grand Cayman and Australia. They offer assistance that includes providing connections to local businesses who are hiring, information on careers in the industry, opportunities for ride-alongs and internships and other services.

Military MOS to Civilian Occupations Translation Sites

My Next Move – This site is an easy-to-use online tool created by the Department of Labor that allows veterans to enter information about their experience and skills in the field, and match it with civilian careers that put that experience to use. The site also includes information about salaries, apprenticeships, and other related education and training programs.

Military Spouse Employment

Career OneStop – The U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored CareerOneStop website offers military spouses information on employment resources, education and training, and relocation. This is the link to their Military Spouse Resources page.

Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) – offers military spouses job search assistance and connects them with employers seeking their skills. MSEP is part of the Department of Defense’s broader Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) initiative, which seeks to strengthen the education and career opportunities of military spouses. MSEP creates employment connections that provide companies with direct access to military spouses seeking career opportunities and spouses with direct access to employers who are actively recruiting. MSEP currently has 129 partners who have hired over 27,000 military spouses.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) – is a career development and employment assistance program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field. MyCAA is a component of the Department of Defense’s SECO program described above.  Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2, and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders are eligible. The program does not include spouses of Coast Guard members. For more information and a complete list of eligibility, visit the MyCAA Fact Sheet.

Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) –  is dedicated to the job-placement and training of military personnel and spouses. Their mission is to provide military service members, veterans, transitioning military, Guard and Reserves, military spouses and caregivers of war wounded with employment readiness and job placement solutions. Not only do they offer them individual employment and training services in the job search process, but they then help connect qualified and prepped applicants directly to corporate and small business hiring recruiters for direct job placements.

Spouse Career page –  Military.com website has a page with resources and advice for military spouses. They also have a Military Spouse Career Center that allows you to search for jobs, career resources, and education assistance programs.

National Military Spouse Network (NMSN) – is a networking, mentoring and professional development organization for military spouses. They are committed to the education, empowerment and advancement of military spouses, and they provide information, mentoring, networking opportunities and career resources.

Military Spouse Symposium – The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) offers a range of programs to support the career development of military spouses and also sponsors a symposium annually. that features workshops, experts, and employers who can help military spouses with their job search, plan for work-force re-entry, or prepare for the next step in their career development.  MOAA also offers a LinkedIn group called “MOAA Career Networking” open to all currently serving members and their spouses. This group features weekly announcements to help military members and spouses with all aspects of their career development.

Job Boards

Comprehensive List of all Job Boards – This is just about the most comprehensive list of all job boards (big and small) all in one place.  Definitely a site to keep handy.

 

 


 

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