Veteran Services: Jobs

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.

News

Legion credentialing efforts reach every state

Thanks to Legion and its partners, all states will waive skills tests in commercial drivers license tests for veterans.

‘Our veterans deserve better’

Government outreach to veteran small business operators could be better, says Legion.

Legion job fairs reach 150 venues in 2013

Organization has helped bring more than 150 job fairs this year to veterans, servicemembers and their families in all parts of the United States.

New Jersey Legionnaire recognized for job efforts

DoD honors Past Department Commander Bob Looby for employment initiatives, support of Guard/Reserve.

Legion to host veterans’ small business forum

Those wishing to attend the forum in Washington, D.C., sponsored by VET-Force, must register by Oct. 10.

10 jobs that are most likely to disappear

While many jobs are in higher demand, some are falling by the career-path wayside.

Handbook offers reminder that ‘Everyone Serves’

Free guide issued by Blue Star Families helps family members and loved ones cope with a servicemember’s deployment.

Clearance holders and reporting responsibilities

As demonstrated by the case of Edward Snowden, unreported security concerns can lead to a cataclysmic compromise of classified information.

Legion fighting for veteran business owners

The American Legion has filed an amicus brief on behalf of a veteran-owned small business contesting VA’s noncompliance with veteran contracting requirements.

Best-paying jobs for high school-educated veterans

These seven jobs don’t require a veteran, who chooses not to attend higher education after leaving the military, to have a college degree.

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