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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.


Employment award nominations due Jan. 15

Deadline for departments to mail in nominees for annual National Economic Awards is less than a month away.

A record year for Legion hiring fairs

More than 200 Legion job fairs have been staged in response to the veteran unemployment crisis.

Homeless vets: better, but more to be done

Latest figures show reduction in homelessness among veterans, but Legion says job is far from done.

Job fairs planned for holiday season

Around 15 Hiring Our Heroes events planned from now through the new year.

Legion urges passing of HAVEN Act

Amendment to National Defense act would help veterans repair and maintain their homes.

Koutz: VA should adhere to veterans preference

Despite a federal claims court ruling, VA needs to remember its mission: to help veterans.

Job fair reaches ravaged New Jersey coast

Hiring Our Heroes event welcomes veterans and military in the Seaside Heights area of the state.

Legion job fair partner honored

U.S. Chamber of Commerce honors Comcast and NBCUniversal for creating Legion-staged job fair series.

Legion influence seen in House hearing

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs reviews veterans’ employment challenges and initiatives.

New Jersey job fair invites Sandy victims

Hiring Our Heroes event will cater to veterans and servicemembers who have lost employment in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.