Resources

Additional Resources for Military Veterans and Transitioning Service Members:

As you begin preparing for your next career, we would like to provide some additional resources to assist with your transition and job search. As you may be aware, Veterans are facing
key challenges in landing a great career during the economic downturn. You are entering a tough job market and one that experts equate to the worst since WWII. As such,  it’s critical that you utilize all resources available to you as a Veteran.

We at Military Veteran Solutions (MVS) are here to assist you in anyway that we can. The list below is the result of a painstaking task to research and compile various websites and organizations that are also poised to assist you and your family.

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1. Department of Labor “Career OneStop”:  http://www.careeronestop.org/MilitaryTransition/

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor; the CareerOneStop project is part of the department’s assistance
to service members, military families, employers and the workforce staff serving them.

 

2. Department of Labor – “Veterans Link”:  http://www.dol.gov/dol/jobs/veterans.htm

The official Veterans Employment Network for the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment &
Training Service.

3. Marine For Life:  http://www.marineforlife.org/

The mission of the Marine For Life Program is to provide transition assistance to Marines who honorably leave active service and return to civilian life and to support injured Marines and their families.

4. Department of Labor – “USA Jobs”:  http://www.usajobs.gov/

The official job site of the United States Federal Government. It’s your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

5. Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F):  http://www.mca-marines.org/career-center

The Marine Corps Association and Foundation is dedicated to providing professional development and special services to all those who have earned and worn the eagle, globe and anchor.

6. Marine Executive Association (MEA):  http://hotjobs.marineea.org/

The Marine Executive Association is a national, volunteer, non-profit organization of former and current
active duty Marines who provide assistance to Marines transitioning from active duty to reserve/retired
status, leaving the Corps at the end of obligated service or moving from one civilian career/job to another.
Transition assistance includes: Resume review; Job hunting and interview tips and techniques; Job posting
by employers to the MEA web site; Resume posting by Marines for employer download; and resume and
interview coaching by volunteer Marine. The MEA provides a weekly E-Mail list of all jobs that have been
posted during the previous week and resumes posted for employer download, review and screening. Sign up
on-line.

7. Transition Assistance Online:  http://www.taonline.com/

Private firm that provides assistance to include applying for job postings by employers specifically seeking
military service members.

8. Hire Heroes:  http://www.hireheroesusa.org/

Career opportunities nationwide for returning service men and women; rewarding careers for our returning
veterans, specializing in the career placement of those wounded or with any level of disability.

9. GI Jobs:  http://www.gijobs.com/profilesearch.aspx?ind=

Excellent resource for military professionals; lists the top “military friendly” employers in the U.S. with links
to website / career pages.

10. Military.com:  http://www.military.com/Careers/Home

Military.com’s free membership connects servicemembers, military families and veterans to all the benefits
of service — government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends, mentors, great stories of military
life or missions, and much more. The link above directs you to their careers page.

11. Military Connection:  http://www.militaryconnection.com/military-transition.html

Private firm that provides assistance to service members via job postings by military friendly employers.

12. Hire Veterans:  http://www.hireveterans.com/

Private firm that services hundreds of thousands of job seekers from the military community – active service
members, veterans, DoD civilians, spouses, family members and others. They offer Employers access to
resumes and job postings so that they can reach service members. Through their alliances with many
veterans’ organizations and other military agencies, HireVeterans.com has established its brand as a top e-
recruiting site for the veterans of our armed forces.

13. Civilian Jobs:  http://civilianjobs.com/

CivilianJobs.com was created to offer an online recruiting solution for candidates that are currently
transitioning out of the Military as well as military veterans with varying amounts of business experience.

14. Work for Warriors:  http://www.calguard.ca.gov/

Diverse, community-based organization committed to improving, preparing and protecting our communities, state and nation.

15. Corporate Gray Online:  http://www.corporategray.com/

Links employers with transitioning and former military personnel through their Corporate Gray Series of
military-to-civilian career transition books, Corporate Gray Job Fairs, and Corporate Gray Online.

16. Military Hire:  http://www.militaryhire.com/

Private firm that provides assistance to service members via job postings by military friendly employers.

17. Veteran Employment:  http://www.veteranemployment.com/

Private firm that provides assistance to service members via job postings by military friendly employers.

18. Veteran Jobs:  http://www.jobs4vets.com/

Private firm that provides assistance to service members via job postings by military friendly employers; they
also post dates for career fairs.

19. Department of Veterans Affairs:  http://www.va.gov

The Department of Veterans Affairs provide patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.

20. United States House of Representativeshttp://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

21. United States Senatehttp://www.senate.gov/

22. How To Contact the Senate:   http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/general/one_item_and_teasers/contacting.htm

23.  National Resource Directory:  http://www.NationalResourceDirectory.gov

The National Resource Directory provides online support and access to over 10,000 services and resources.

 24. CalVet Resource Links: CalVet-Resource-Links.pdf

25. The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com:  http://www.asbestos.com/veterans/

26. America’s Job Center of California: http://www.edd.ca.gov/Jobs_and_Training/pubs/osfile.pdf

27. Fleet Reserve Association: http://www.fra.org/

28. National Center for Constitutional Studies: http://www.nccs.net/

29. Veterans Association of North County (VANC): http://www.vancnorthcounty.org/

30. CTAP (San Diego, CA): http://www.ctapsandiego.org/

31. Hiring Our Heroes: http://www.hiringourheroes.org/

32.  Veteran Business Ideas:  http://www.commercialcapitaltraining.com/business-resources/business-ideas/veteran-business-ideas/

 

For SPOUSES of Veterans

1. Military Spouse Career Center:  http://www.military.com/spouse

Government sponsored job site for spouses of veterans

2. Military Spouse.org:  http://www.milspouse.org/

The Military Spouse Resource Center (MilSpouse.org) is designed to assist the spouses of U.S. total force
military personnel. The MilSpouse.org web site is jointly sponsored by the Department of Defense and the
Department of Labor