National Hire a Veteran Day, July 25, is a day to call employers to action to hire and promote qualified veterans. Here are some top employment resources for veterans reentering the workforce. These sites also highlight the benefits and high value of veterans for employers.
These are resources for both employers and veterans, including a site that helps locate nonprofits focused on supporting veterans.
Employers and veterans can also look to connect with their local workforce office to find resources near them.
INvets is a nonprofit organization founded by veterans that helps former service members transition to civilian life by connecting them with Indiana employers and providing career-building resources.
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Indiana is committed to providing quality employment services to Veterans at WorkOne Centers. Veterans go to the front of the line, and each office has an onsite veteran’s representative that assists with employment needs. All veterans are encouraged to find their local Veteran Program Contact for assistance.
Kentucky Veterans Employment, Training and Support Program (KyVETS)
The Kentucky Veterans Employment Training and Support Program (KyVETS) collaborates with companies, chambers of commerce, community organizations, military installations, and state agencies to develop a strategic talent pipeline for veteran employment and recruitment opportunities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Serving as a platform for “Veteran Employment Advocacy and Training,” KyVETS strives to breakdown cultural barriers and obstacles many veterans face when navigating the civilian workforce environment and connects you with education and training services designed to help you transition to civilian life.
Kentucky Career Center
There are many resources available for veterans and transitioning service members to best serve the Kentucky population.
Texas Workforce Solutions
Search for jobs, receive priority service at Texas Workforce Solutions offices and get information on transition assistance and benefits.
Texas Veterans Commission
Veterans Employment Services (VES) assists veterans with finding long-term and meaningful employment by conducting job matching services for employers and providing individualized career services to veterans with significant barriers to employment at American Job Centers, VA facilities, and military installations throughout Texas.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
This page is dedicated to careers and employment resources for veterans and their families.
Here you can find local veteran-focused trusted nonprofits to connect with in your area.