The United States is defended every day by the men and women of our military. These brave people often risk their lives to help ensure our country stays free and safe. As a veteran making the transition into civilian life, what can you do to put yourself in the best position for success? Here are five ways veterans can find a job and start their new civilian career
At IntelliSource, we value veterans and their contributions to our way of life and we can help them to grow within the civilian world after they leave military life. You can view our website to see a variety of positions and locations that match your skills to employers who are actively looking for great candidates like you. Working with several different industries allows IntelliSource the flexibility to offer a range of positions to help veterans find jobs they want to grow within.
2. GI Jobs
Next up is G.I. Jobs is another fantastic resource site that offers information to help with Veteran Military to Civilian transitioning. You can sign up with the site for job alerts, weekly articles and more information to help you find the path you desire. With several items packed with knowledge and the ability to see schools and companies with available positions, this website offers a great variety of tools to help you find a job, school or information that can help you succeed in your ambitions.
3. Helmets to Hardhats
A third site you can check is Helmets to Hardhats. A national, nonprofit program, Helmets to Hardhats connects transitioning military to quality career opportunities in the construction industry. If you were looking for a job within the construction industry, this site utilizes personal networking to secure quality positions for veterans. Vets can browse through hundreds of opportunities to find the right one for them.
Guidance is always a good thing for people looking for help and what better way to get advice than through a mentor. Veterati matches veterans to mentors in a nation-wide community to help vets find positions and adjust to civilian life. Veterati provides free mentorship for over 10,000 members and is partnered with the nation’s leading Veteran Service Organizations and Military Employers to deliver free, on-demand mentoring to the entire military community. IntelliSource Vice President of Operations Implementations, Mark Silvius participates in the Veterati program and recently helped his first mentee find a new job!
5. Feds Hire Vets
Looking for a job as a Federal civilian employee? Feds Hire Vets enables those who have served in the Armed Forces to grow their Federal careers. They have information and assist vets in finding those open positions within the Federal Government. Utilizing their information and partnership with USAjobs.gov, veterans can learn what steps are needed to apply for a job and how to continue their service for the USA with the Federal Government.
Utilizing these resources, you can find a position that is right for you and help your transition into the civilian world. To see what jobs are available with IntelliSource, click here and apply today to start your new career and grow with IntelliSource!