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Job Transitioning for Vets & Former Military
This page is all about career and job sites geared especially for military personnel making the transition to civilian jobs.
If you don't find exactly what you're looking for on this page, check out: General Job Sites.
And if you are looking for some networking resources, then go check out Quintessential Careers: Networking for Transitioning Military & Families.
Career Command Post -- specializes in bringing transitioning active duty military personnel and armed forces veterans together with civilian employers hiring for executive, managerial, professional, technical, skilled and semi-skilled positions, from the Military Transition Group, Inc.
Corporate Gray Online -- where former military personnel can post your resume and search for jobs. Also includes some great articles and resources.
Defense Talent Network -- a job board for the defense, aerospace and homeland security industries (and a good site for transitioning military personnel), where job-seekers can search jobs (by keyword, job type, work category, location), post your resume, and create a job-search agent. No cost to job-seekers.
Hire a Hero -- a non-profit initiative that brings together former military job-seekers returning to the civilian workforce and military-friendly employers by utilizing Web 2.0 networking features. Registered job-seekers can search job postings from hundreds of job databases to find openings that match your skills. No cost to job-seekers.
JOFDAV.com -- if you are a disabled veteran and you are looking for work, this is the Website for you. Job-seekers can browse (by job category, location) or search (by keyword) job listings, post your resume, and register for job alerts. Includes additional resources. No cost to job-seekers.
Military Hire -- operated by veterans for veterans, this site is all about helping service veterans (active duty, reserve, and national guard) and your immediate family members transition to civilian employment. Job-seekers can conduct a detailed job search, post your resume, and take advantage of career resources. Free to job-seekers.
Military.com's Veteran Jobs -- where job-seekers transitioning from the military can find resources to get the most from your military experience and make the transition to civilian employment. Also includes networking possibilities. Free to job-seekers.
RecruitMilitary.com -- a great recruitment site that targets veterans and service members making the transition from the military to the civilian workforce -- and your spouses. Services include: job searching by location and job type, military-to-civilian pay calculator, a resume builder, resume and cover letter folder (where you can store different versions to email to employers), a resume agent, and much more. Free to job-seekers.
Transition Assistance Online -- a great, one-stop online shop for transitioning armed service members and Veterans. It offers a resume bank that allows interested employers from across the country to see your resume. TAO is a joint venture by Army Times publishing company and DI-USA, Inc.
VetJobs.com -- a great site for veterans and transitioning military personnel and their family members. Job openings for all levels and types of jobs. You can search for jobs (by type, keyword, and location), as well as post your resume. Includes other key resources for vets. Sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Free to job-seekers.
And for those looking for job and career advice in print, don't forget that for the complete list of career books (including specific books for former military personnel in transition), check out the Quintessential Careers Bookstore, in association with Amazon Books.
And if you are looking for a job in a specific occupation, you might also want to look in the list of industry-specific job Websites.