Resources for Vets

November 10, 2011

The values of hard work, discipline and mission orientation are what employers want and what veterans have. So how to connect the values you've learned in the military to the civilian career you want? To smooth that transition from military mission to civilian life, we're providing resources from top partners in the veteran employment field that offer everything from paid apprenticeships to entrepreneurial training.



VETS Agency
VETS Agency LLC, a veteran-run job placement firm, honors your commitment to your country by dedicating its full resources to helping both officers and enlisted personnel transition successfully into meaningful civilian careers.

Hire Heroes USA
Hire Heroes USA's mission is to offer transition assistance, job search assistance, and job placement services to those who have honorably served in the US military – and to their spouses – in order to reduce veteran unemployment.

Helmets to Hardhats
Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that was created by the Building and Construction Trades, the signatory contractors and its construction associations to connect National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry.


Is a veteran owned, minority owned business that acts as an "aggregator" of sorts for all the disparatefragmented services which so frustrate the average business owner today, into one easy, one-stopservice where you can accomplish an amazing amount of key activities with ease, comfort andaffordability.


Personal Branding Resume Engine
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes program and Toyota launch the Personal Branding Resume Engine, a first-of-its-kind online tool that captures the entirety of a veteran or transitioning servicemember’s military service and produces a resume in civilian terms. The Personal Branding Resume Engine is a game-changing tool for veterans and transitioning servicemembers as they develop a resume that truly encapsulates all the skills learned in the military—including awards, skills and experience, and military schooling.

Career Pathfinder
Career Pathfinder is designed exclusively for new veterans with the help of Futures, Inc. and funded by Cisco Systems, Inc. The site has a number of innovative features, including a resume builder, military skills translator and career mapping tools. For more information you can visit IAVA's Career Pathfinder Website.

G.I. Jobs
G.I. Jobs brings long-term and sustainable economic opportunity to the military community by showing Universities and corporate America the business value of marketing to the military.

American Corporate Partners

Connecting US Veterans to business leaders through our two free programs:An online network offering business advice, and a nationwide mentoring program.

US Vets
Founded in 1992, U.S.VETS is dedicated to the successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development, and comprehensive support.

Since 1997, LearnSmart has been improving the way individuals learn and businesses train and develop their professional staff. From advanced technology and software training to office productivity, business management, and professional development courses, LearnSmart provides the training solutions that are crucial to the success of you and your businesses.


Civilian Jobs
Register with to take advantage of our nationwide military job fairs, to create a job seeker profile that is searchable by military-friendly companies, and to apply for open positions from employers who are seeking to hire military.

Monster Military
Established in 1999, is an online destination dedicated to serving the nearly 30 million Americans with military affinity. The Veteran Employment Center is a comprehensive career resource on helping to bring career and education opportunities to transitioning servicemembers, veterans and military spouses.
RecruitMilitary connects men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserve forces, and military spouses to employment, educational, and business ownership opportunities.

Viacom Careers
At Viacom, our employees are our biggest stars — a diverse, unbelievably talented collection of creative thinkers, dreamers and doers who propel our business forward and make us one of the premier entertainment media companies on the planet. We look for the brightest in the business, and we boast a one-of-a-kind corporate culture that empowers our people to be who they are and do their best work. Check out our current job openings and browse the site to learn more about what makes Viacom tick.


Mission Continues
The Mission Continues is the only national nonprofit challenging post- 9/11 veterans to rebuild a sense of purpose through community service.

Wounded Warrior Project
The Wounded Warrior Project Warriors to Work program has successfully helped injured service members move from an active military career to the civilian workforce.