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.
Advice for Job Seekers
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Veterans are uniquely positioned to market themselves effectively for work in the private sector.
The jobless rate for veterans is now lower than the national average.
Technology company has special hiring site for military, attends career fairs nationwide.
“Light” résumés can gain weight from a closer review of your military accomplishments.
Excellent job opportunities await at seemingly unlikely places.
Here are five reasons why some employers choose not to hire veterans.
When asking someone for a job recommendation, keep in mind they are putting their own reputation on the line by vouching for you.
Besides colleges and universities, some professional associations offer opportunities for credentialing and certification.
When you interview for a job, be sure not to rehash your military experience. Keep focused on what is relevant.