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For Veterans seeking employment, there are a number of options available specifically for Veterans – ranging from help finding a job right now, to college and special training programs, and even starting your own business. Read below to learn more.

 

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College Navigator · Veteran Education Resources

Find educational institutions that provide high-quality academic and student support services to Service members, Reservists, Veterans, and military families. College Navigator only features schools that follow new federally-mandated “Principles of Excellence!”

VA Work-Study Program · Veteran Education Resources

The V.A. Work-Study Program allows veterans to earn additional income while attending school (usually in the form of a part-time job with a veteran-related organization). Talk to your local veterans’ affairs representative at any university or community college or call 1-888-GI-BILL-1 for more information.

The GI Bill · Veteran Education Resources

The GI Bill is one of the most valuable benefits veterans have access to. Listed below is a summary of requirements and benefits: Post-9/11 GI Bill Eligibility: The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a new education benefit program for service members and veterans who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. To be eligible, the service member or veteran must serve at least 90 aggregate days on active duty after September 10, 2001, and remain on active duty or be honorably: ...

 Additional Educational Resources

Learn about the veteran advantages to starting a small business.

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) has special loan programs designed to help veterans start and/or grow their own business.

The Federal government has a mandate to provide contracts for various services to veteran owned businesses whenever it can, more information can be learned by contacting the “Veterans First” Contracting program.

Vet Biz provides information about help for Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses.

Veteran Career News

Many free services, benefits available to Plumas County vets and families

By plumasnews.com Over in a quiet, roomy office upstairs at the Plumas County Veterans Service Office in the courthouse annex near Feather River College, Jimmy LaPlante and his assistant Kyle Short are very busy advocating for veterans and helping service personnel access a wide range of benefits and programs that can make life a great deal easier. County employees and veterans themselves, Veterans Service Officer LaPlante...

Veterans help fill employment-skilled labor gap in Washington state

By Port of Seattle Washington state’s job growth is about 40 percent higher than the rest of the nation, and that doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. A recent report by The Boston Consulting Group and The Washington Roundtable estimates that our state job-growth rate will be nearly triple the national average by 2021, with much of the demand coming from major transportation...

New York Hotel Has Jobs For U.S. Veterans!

At Sheraton, they go above and beyond in everything they do. They are inspired by their guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. They love what they do, and give it all they’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with them, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. They’re...

Amazon gives to county veterans

By Michael Ellis The largest employer in Tracy is trying to improve the lives of a group of deserving county residents — veterans with disabilities. Amazon.com gave the Disabled American Veterans Charities of San Joaquin County $10,000 during a brief ceremony Tuesday at the company’s second fulfillment center in Tracy, SJC-7, at Mountain House Parkway and Old Schulte Road. “We want to have a great relationship with...

The Government’s Labor Reports Fail To Capture The Real Problems Of Veteran Unemployment

By Dan Goldenberg Month after month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that U.S. veterans are doing better than non-veterans in the job market. In October, the BLS indicated that veteran unemployment was just 2.7%, compared to 3.8% for non-vets. However, these figures paint an incomplete picture of what’s really going on. As executive director of the Call of Duty Endowment, which has funded the...

For Veterans, L’Oréal presents Have A BEAUTIFUL Day – Thursday, November 16

Honoring and empowering 50 active duty women U.S. military personnel, veterans and members of their families through beauty education and services Keynote Speakers  Air Force veteran and Ms. Veteran America 2017 Lindsay Gutierrez and Jordanna Mallach, Special Programs and Outreach Coordinator, New York State Division of Veterans Affairs 2017 marks a century of women in the Armed Forces. Today, more than 200,000 women are in the active-duty military,...

Veterans need help landing the right jobs

By derrynews.com In addition to being the world’s most powerful fighting force, the U.S. military is an incredible training ground. Many of the nearly 1.3 million active duty sailors, airmen, soldiers and marines are highly skilled in any number of fields, with classroom and practical experience. A large portion have in-depth training in leadership and management, as well. Yet too often service members don’t readily find...

These Are Best States For Veterans To Find a Job

By David Luther Ever wonder where the best place to find a job – not just retire – after your (or your loved one’s) discharge? Even with a recent upward swing in the economy, today’s job market is still tough – but veterans have a relative advantage. A Bureau of Labor report in early 2017 shows national veteran unemployment rates continuing to improve – only 3.9...

Nations Pilot Shortage to be addressed at DOT Forces to Flyers Research Initiative on...

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to Host Official Launch of DOT Forces to Flyers Research Initiative on Thursday, November 16 On Thursday, November 16th, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will host elected officials, aviation stakeholders, and distinguished guests to announce a new initiative to address the nation’s pilot shortage. WHAT: U.S. DOT Forces to Flyers Research Initiative Launch Event WHO: Secretary Elaine L....

Mobility Management Jobs For U.S. Veterans Today!

It all dates back to 2010 when we (Will, Hank and Sam) were inspired to start a waterless car wash business. At this point, their mission was to save the planet (a million) tonnes of water. Though Ecoservice came into the world as a mobile carwash company, their waterless concept quickly grew into something much more advanced. The pinnacle of their awareness met with the...