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Veteran Services: Jobs


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.


VA speeding up ‘Veteran First’ contract process

Department of Veterans Affairs will allow contract applicants opportunity to correct minor deficiencies before initial denial is issued.

Legion hosts New Jersey homeless event

‘Housing Our Heroes’ brings veteran and community organizations together to discuss future of veteran homelessness.

VETS chief pledges fight against joblessness

Assistant Labor secretary Keith Kelly vows to prepare, provide for and protect job-seeking veterans.

Progress on employment front, but work remains

Executive director of Joining Forces highlights strides made in hiring veterans; DoD deputy assistant secretary warns of sequestrations effects.

Progress made in licensing & credentials

Washington Conference attendees discuss licensing and credentialing issues on same day First Lady Michelle Obama mentions Legion's efforts in the area.

Credentialing efforts recognized

First Lady Michelle Obama expected to mention Legion's credentialing, licensing efforts during address to National Governors Association.

An end to veteran homelessness in sight

Despite current and forecast fiscal challenges, ending homelessness among veterans is still an achievable goal, said Legion roundtable participants.

50 employers, 500 job seekers at hiring fair

With cuts, hiring freezes looming, fewer federal recruiters appear at Legion/RecruitMilitary career fair; law-enforcement agencies, colleges and universities, and financial institutions well represented.

Credentialing roundtable to focus on states

Washington Conference event to explore ways to improve credentialing opportunities for veterans at the state level.

VOSBs need process that ‘makes more sense’

Legion-hosted entrepreneur groups seek a VA that is ‘helping, not hurting’ veteran owned small businesses.