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.
Veterans looking for employment should do their homework, look the part, and close an interview well.
Use words that are more inviting to read and likely to capture an employer’s attention.
Physical therapist, labratory supervisor and research analyst are among the careers with an increasing need for qualified professionals
These jobs allow you to earn a stable income from the comfort of your own home.
Veterans often are a perfect fit for becoming firefighters because of their service backgrounds.
Job-seekers should learn the value of tapping into sites like Facebook and LinkedIn to find leads for a new job.
Jobs that provide high financial stability are often forgotten by job-seekers.
Companies want to hire specialists, not generalists. Your military experience can put you in the former category.
Follow these simple tips and pointers to write a résumé that stands out from the stack.
Employers are often flooded with résumés from online job postings. Learn to use the keywords that will get yours read.