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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.


DHS to conduct job and hiring fair

The Department of Homeland Security will invite military personnel, Sept. 25, to the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

Veteran businesses threatened

The federal government is taking contracting jobs out of the private sector and making them government jobs, and the Legion says that is a problem.

Job opportunities coming to Milwaukee

The American Legion will conduct a veterans job fair and small business workshop in Milwaukee to precede national convention.

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.