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.
The American Legion joined forces with the Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair in New Jersey that produced around 25 jobs for veterans.
The American Legion's Business Task Force will meet Nov. 9 at Post 1 in D.C. to launch a new initiative aimed to improve veterans' prospects in the business world.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has released a 32-page report designed to encourage the growth of the veteran-owned small business community.
Executive director of Legion's Washington Office will discuss veterans unemployment, other issues at 2:30 p.m. EST
Legion-backed job fair targets unemployment rate of nearly 15 percent among young women veterans.
Veterans and their family members can attend a free job fair, sponsored by the Legion and Chamber of Commerce, in Tom's River, N.J.
Amanda Leigh of The American Legion recently met with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to discuss veterans unemployment.
Veterans and military family members are encouraged to attend the job fairs on Oct. 22 in Toms River and Nov. 4 in Florence.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiative will result in 100 veterans hiring fairs across country; Legion post in New Jersey hosting Oct. 22 event.
Legionnaires are encouraged to participate in and raise awareness of events that will take place in 24 cities.