When you leave the military, the biggest question is "what's next?" It's a scary job market right now, but the skills you've received in the military make you highly marketable. The Legion sponsors dozens of veterans hiring fairs each year, and our employment experts also provide tips to writing resumes, networking and making a strong impression in the interview process.

Business Tips for Veterans

Your veteran niche in a recovering economy

Identify your company as a veteran-owned business to stand out from the rest of the pack.

Free evaluation for veteran business owners

Veterans can take advantage of a free opportunity to achieve success amid tax-time woes.

Law reaffirms parity in federal contracting

Recent legislation increasing veterans' ability to win federal contracts will open doors for veteran business owners.

Can I get a loan?

Loans advertised for startup companies mean different things to different people. But business loans are extremely competitive and difficult to qualify for, and pre-venture money is even scarcer.

Failure to comply

Despite a law passed more than a decade ago, federal contractors are still falling short on using veteran-owned small businesses.

Veteran small businesses get aid from SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the award of grants to 10 local SBA Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) to increase entrepreneurial assistance to veterans.

Rediscover the small‑business formula

Business, all business, must adhere to a fundamental basic formula: money in – money out = profit.

How to nail a sales pitch

Step one: When attending a trade show, conference or seminar, be as specific as possible.

Trade-show tactics

A few tips to get the most out of your next professional outing.

Cost-cutters and time-savers on the Web

A few online services that can help you be more productive. Most are free or very cost-effective.