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Are you a veteran looking to upgrade your skills?

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As a veteran, you have many education and training options.

Want to learn new skills that will help you land a job? Take a class to build on your military experience? Earn a college degree?

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GI Bill reimbursement for exams

A veteran thinking about earning a certification

Are you a veteran looking to start or advance your post-military career?

Getting a certification or license in your career filed can be an important step in getting ahead.

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Tools to help explore careers, find training and search for jobs

CareerOneStop's Toolkit

Want some answers to help you plan your career or job search? CareerOneStop packages stacks of useful data in easy-to-use chunks, so you can quickly find what you are looking for.

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Women veterans make their mark in the workforce

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Most Americans know that women serve in all branches of the U.S. military, but may not realize that women have served since the American Revolution. Women veterans account for 10% of all veterans, and are making their mark in the workforce.

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4 resources for veterans starting businesses

veteran entrepreneur

Thinking of putting your military experience to work in your own business?

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Find the certifications employers value the most

Career woman

Ready to boost your career?

Earning a certification is a great place to start.

Posted in Career changers, Career counselors, Entry-level workers, Job seekers, Older workers, Students, Veterans, Workers with criminal records, Workers with disabilities Tagged with: , , ,

Military to civilian transition? Resources are here to assist you

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For military service members, leaving the military may be a bigger challenge than the dangers and rigors of military service.

To support service members as they navigate the transition from active military duty, explore these excellent government-sponsored resources.

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Networking? Start using social media!

woman using computer

Even though networking is a very effective job search method, it can be daunting to pick up the phone or walk into a room and start talking.

Online networking offers another way to reach a large group of people who can power up your job search.

Posted in Businesses and employers, Career changers, Career counselors, Entry-level workers, Job seekers, Older workers, Parents, Students, Veterans, Workers with criminal records, Workers with disabilities Tagged with: , ,

Why Hiring Veterans Could Be Beneficial To Your Business

Many business owners and managers are aware of the fact that they need good workers and employees to run their companies, but few stop to consider the option of hiring a veteran.

However, many veterans have an impressive skill set, along with years of highly focused training.

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Discover your local job search jewel

American Job Center

For a job seeker looking for leads and resources, American Job Centers (AJCs) are a treasure trove of help.

Find out what invaluable assistance these federally funded employment centers offer – that leaves users calling them their local gem.

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