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EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

 

Federal or federally-sponsored websites

 

Hero2Hired (H2H)

https://h2h.jobs/

One of the newest and most comprehensive websites for transitioning service members. H2H was originally created to make it easy for Reserve Component service members to connect to and find jobs with military-friendly companies - it is now available to all transitioning service members. H2H also offers career exploration tools, military-to-civilian skills translations, education and training resources, as well as a mobile app.

 

Veterans Affairs

www.vetsuccess.gov

Lots of good information for Veterans and family members. Searchable job listings, job tools & tips, education information, numerous external job links.

 

Department of Labor

www.dol.gov/vets

Veteran Employment and Training Service (VETS). VETS provides resources and expertise to assist and prepare veterans to obtain meaningful careers, maximize employment opportunities, and protect employment rights.

 

www.mynextmove.org/vets

Great resource for "one stop shopping" regarding Veteran's employment information.

 

http://www.onetonline.org/

O*Net OnLine: The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for their Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.

 

http://www.servicelocator.org

Comprehensive career information and search tool to locate workforce services in your neighborhood, including contact information for Veteran Representatives. Find information about unemployment benefits, employment training, state services, other government and private sector resources, salary & benefits, job search, resumes & interviews, etc.

 

National Resource Directory

https://www.nrd.gov/

Information and links to resources including a "Veterans Job Bank" and others.

 

Joining Forces

http://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/resources

This is the Employment Resources webpage of the First Lady's Joining Forces Campaign. Informational website with links to many resources.

 

Military OneSource

http://www.militaryonesource.mil

(Select “Wounded Warrior” from the Military Life Topics tab)

 

Military Spouse Employment Partnership

https://msepjobs.militaryonesource.mil/

The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) is a targeted recruitment and employment solution for spouses and companies that: partners Fortune 500 Plus companies with ALL military services; provides human resource (HR) managers with recruitment solutions – military spouses; prepares military spouses to become competitive, “job ready” applicants; connects military spouses with employers seeking the essential 21st century workforce skills and attributes they possess.

 

GENERAL/RECRUITING

 

Operation Impact/Network of Champions (for combat-related)

http://careers.northropgrumman.com/network_of_champions.html

Operation IMPACT’s (Injured Military Pursing Assisted Career Transition) mission is to assist severely injured service members with their transition from the military to civilian careers—and life. Northrop Grumman has partnered in this effort with other companies, known as the Network of Champions, who share the same commitment. In the instance when Northrop Grumman is unable to identify a career opportunity, with the candidate’s permission, his/her resume will be shared with nearly 100 other companies in order to find just the right opportunity for the individual.

 

Hire Heroes USA

http://www.hireheroesusa.org/

Hire Heroes USA’s (HHUSA) mission is to offer transition assistance, job search assistance, and job placement services to those who have honorably served in the US military – and to their spouses – in order to reduce veteran unemployment. HHUSA prioritizes veterans statistically most likely to be unemployed: veterans of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM, and veterans that are wounded or disabled. As a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization, HHUSA’s services are provided at no cost to the veteran.

 

Recruit Military

www.recruitmilitary.com

Recruit Military is a veteran-owned company dedicated to helping American veterans achieve their dreams: education, veteran jobs and civilian careers, new business and franchise ownership, training, and much more.

 

Military to Civilian

www.military-civilian.com

This website provides a direct link to companies that are hiring. Find a match for your skill sets and desired location anywhere in the world! Also, view current career opportunities by visiting the easy-to-navigate website with no log-in. Click on "career opportunities" and send out your resume today!

 

GI Jobs

www.gijobs.com and http://employers.militaryfriendly.com

Lots of different career information. Also, top 100 Military Friendly Employers for 2014 with profiles on all the companies and links to website/employment info.

 

STAFFING/PLACEMENT AGENCIES

 

Kelly Services

http://www.kellyservices.us/

Founded in 1946, Kelly Services has provided workforce solutions to customers in a variety of industries throughout its history. Their traditional expertise began with office services, call center, light industrial, and electronic assembly staffing. Today, they also offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services, including recruitment, human resource management, vendor management, and outplacement services on a global basis.

 

Lucas Group

http://www.lucasgroup.com/

Executive recruiters, serving mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients; helping launch rewarding civilian careers for officers, non-commissioned officers and technicians. Lucas Group has facilitated more than 25,000 successful military transitions of non-commissioned officers and technicians, junior military officers, and senior military officers from active duty military service to civilian careers. Across a wide variety of industries, they place qualified talent in key functionalities, including: Manufacturing, Technical, Operations, and Sales and Business Development.

 

Manpower

http://www.manpower.com/

Providing employment services for more than 60 years; Manpower can match you to jobs that fit your skills and interests with a range of positions with companies of all sizes and in a variety of industries. They start by listening closely to understand your skills, interests and goals; then work to give you choices that suit your work style and fit your lifestyle. Job seekers give them top satisfaction ratings for quality service and commitment to your success.

 

Express Employment Professionals

http://www.expresspros.com/

For over 25 years, Express Employment Professionals has provided quality staffing services and human resource solutions to medium-sized business around the globe. Since its establishment in 1983, Express has grown to include a network of more than 550 employment agencies. With Express Employment Professionals, both businesses and job seekers alike can experience the confidence and satisfaction of knowing that they will receive personal attention from each of our locally owned and operated staffing firms.

 

DISABILITY/ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

 

Computer/Electronics Accommodation Program (CAP)

www.cap.mil

The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness established CAP in 1990 as the centrally funded reasonable accommodations program for employees with disabilities in the DOD. Following the National Defense Authorization Act of October 2000, Congress granted CAP the authority to provide assistive technology, devices and support services free of charge to Federal agencies that have a partnership agreement with CAP. Their mission is to ensure that people with disabilities and wounded service members have equal access to the information environment and opportunities in the DOD and throughout the Federal government.

 

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

www.askjan.org

JAN is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.

 

Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)

www.askearn.org

EARN's vision is to increase employment and workplace inclusion for people with disabilities by engaging and empowering employers to be leaders in this effort. EARN's mission is to be a center for excellence in supporting employers' talent acquisition and competitiveness by: empowering employers to source, hire, retain and advance qualified individuals with disabilities through dissemination, collaboration, and technical assistance; and researching and promoting promising employer-focused disability practices and policies.

 

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC

 

Helmets to Hardhats

www.helmetstohardhats.org

The Helmets to Hardhats Wounded Warrior program supports disabled Veterans by providing the tools, information and community that will help Veterans gain careers in the Building and Construction Trades. Disabled Veterans may apply for and demonstrate their ability to perform any job listed on the Helmets to Hardhats website. However, the Wounded Warrior program lists construction careers that employers have specifically identified as potentially suitable for disabled veterans.

 

Military to Medicine

www.militarytomedicine.org

Military to Medicine connects qualified healthcare professionals to healthcare employers who support the military and the values and experience that comes from the military lifestyle.

 

Hero Health Hire

www.herohealthhire.com

Hero Health Hire is a coalition of health care companies dedicated to helping the nation's disabled veterans find and retain meaningful employment.

 

DISCLAIMER

These websites are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement by the Air Force.

 

This page was last updated April 3, 2014