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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.


VA outreach efforts missing their mark

VA's Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) characterized as "critically ineffective, understaffed, underfunded and marginalized" in Legion's March 11 testimony.

Learning the ropes the key to success

For service-disabled veterans to gain federal procurements, they need to know the language of the business.

Nye receives Legion business award

Representative praised for fighting to improve entrepreneurial opportunities for veterans.

Taking care of business

Legion to host Small Business Task Force seminar during Washington Conference.

American Legion to host job fairs, workshops

The American Legion’s Economic Division will host a job fair for veterans, a homeless veterans workshop and a small business development workshop in late February and early March in Washington.

Voicing a commitment to veterans

Obama calls for America to give its servicemembers 'our full support,' one day after White House staff met with Legion representatives to hear advice on ways to get returning veterans back into the job market.

Employment award nominations due

Nominees are due Jan. 15 for The American Legion's National Economic Awards, which recognize businesses that employ veterans, disabled veterans and older people.

Federal employment for vets goal of council

The Interagency Council on Veterans Employment discussed ways of expanding the participation of veterans in the nation's federal workforce.

Shinseki: VA home loan program a success

In the nation's troubled housing market, VA reports that its home loans have had a lower foreclosure rate than any other type of home loan in the industry.

Hill watches Obama sign vet employment order

National Commander Clarence Hill witnessed Obama sign an executive order establishing a Council on Veterans Employment and a veterans employment program for federal agencies.