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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

Academic networking event welcomes servicemembers

Servicemembers and veterans can join academia, federal officials and potential employers for a networking reception in the Milwaukee City Center on Aug. 27.

Federal jobs offered just for vets

As part of an effort to hire more veterans at the federal level, the Office of Personnel Management is conducting a special hiring event for veterans.

DHS plans job event at national convention

The Department of Homeland Security will conduct a hiring event for its Customs and Border Protection agency at the Legion's 92nd National Convention.

Veterans' preference: A guide to using it

Veterans are entitled to preference when applying for federal jobs, but many job-seekers find the process confusing.

RecruitMilitary event report, Nashville

The Nashville event was the 46th RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo of 74 scheduled in 2010 in 37 cities.

Job Corps to offer veterans job training

The Veterans' Employment and Training Service and the Employment and Training Administration's Job Corps are partnering in a demonstration project

Business conference set for Milwaukee

The American Legion invites veterans to attend the Annual Business Conference, Aug. 31-Sept. 1 in Milwaukee - the site of the 92nd National Convention.

Legion pursues Pepsi grant for vet jobs

The American Legion is again competing in the Pepsi Refresh Project contest. This time its veterans career fairs are in the hunt for the $250,000 prize.

Wisconsin conducting résumé writing workshop

In August, the Department of Wisconsin is putting on a résumé-writing workshop for veterans seeking federal employment.

VOSBs to benefit from VA's IT overhaul

VA says it will award nearly $1 billion in IT contracts annually to veteran-owned small businesses during the next five years.

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