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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.


Praise for the Legion in veteran hiring programs

House Committee on Veterans Affairs hears of private industries' best practices in hiring veterans.

Free job counseling in D.C. for veterans

Washington-area HR pros offering valuable one-on-one coaching on Jan. 24.

USTechVets connects veterans to technology jobs

The new online community will connect about one million servicemembers with employment opportunities.

Save time and money with credit by exam

Save yourself both time and money by taking DSST Subject Standardized Tests) and College Level Examination Program tests.

Putting your military experience to work

In your résumé, show how what you learned in the military applies to the private-sector job you seek.

Transition Leave Overview

Servicemembers can take transition leave if they need to find a job or look for a house.

Legion-backed vets job measures pass Senate

Provisions of the Legion-supported Troop Talent Act included in newly okayed defense budget.

Iowa launches website for vets

Online resource matches veterans and families with jobs and homes in Iowa.

Top 16 careers for the future

See a list of industries that are expected to see growth in the next few years.

Fed auctions bad for vet business, says Legion

Government ‘reverse auction’ procurement practice criticized by Legion.