Hiring Veterans

Veterans Transportation Career Center

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is partnering with the Department of Defense, Labor, Veterans Affairs and the Small Business Administration to help military personnel and veterans transition from military training and job specialty skills acquired in the service to exciting careers in the transportation industry.

This site has excellent resources for Employers and Industry Partners.

Links to local Department of Labor American Job Centers – Nearly 2,500 American Job Centers nationally offer employers assistance connecting with and recruiting veterans. Many Centers offer resources including specialized local Veterans’ Employment Representatives (LVERs) and Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program (DVOP) staff who work solely with veteran populations and can provide relevant veteran applicant referrals. To get started accessing these services, locate your local American Job Center .

Employers may also post job openings on multiple veteran’s job sites such as:

  • America’s Heroes at Work includes a step-by-step toolkit for employers interested in developing or enhancing their veterans hiring initiative.
  • The National Resource Directory provides resources to connect wounded warriors, their families, and caregivers with those who support them.
  • The Veterans Employment Center has tools and resources for service members and veterans to help with their transition to civilian employment.
  • CareerOneStop ReEmployment Portal Resources for Veteran Employers
  • Hiring Wounded Veterans is an excellent resource (.gov site) for hiring wounded veterans would be The Department of Labor’s America’s Heroes at Work website.  URL Also, a “Step by step” toolkit for employers.

America’s Heroes at Work — Veterans Hiring Toolkit

Interested in developing or enhancing a Veterans hiring initiative for your company but don’t know where to begin?  This Toolkit can help. It is designed to assist and educate employers who have made the proactive decision to include transitioning Service Members, Veterans and wounded warriors in their recruitment and hiring initiatives. The U.S. Department of Labor recognizes that employers can sometimes find it difficult to navigate the plethora of Veterans hiring resources available to them. So, this Toolkit was developed to simplify the process and put valuable resources at your fingertips. It serves to pinpoint helpful tools and outline some important steps to take when designing a Veterans hiring initiative that works for your particular business.

Recognizing that each employer is unique, this guide allows you to select from promising practices and other resources that employers are using to successfully welcome talented and skilled Veterans into their companies. Whether you are looking to create a plan from scratch or retool existing efforts, we encourage you to reference this guide and design an initiative that works for you.

Helmets to Hardhats

Helmets to Hardhats helps military service members successfully transition back into civilian life by offering them the means to secure a quality career in the construction industry.

Employers can Register with H2H – There are many excellent reasons for employers to apply to participate in the H2H program.

  • Helmets to Hardhats maintains a database of over 100k former military career seekers.
  • We have years of experience helping employers and veterans connect to find the right placement.

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