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Employment Assistance and Advice for service members transitioning to civilian work

The U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), is the central point of information for employers and veterans concerned with hiring and retraining veterans for good jobs. more...

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Federal Jobs for Spouses of Certain Disabled or Deceased Veterans

As the spouse of a veteran, you may benefit from federal job-hiring preferences. These rules recognize the hardships you have endured as the result of service. They give veterans and qualifying spouses an edge when it comes to getting a federal job – and keeping that job in the face of job cuts.A new rule, effective September 30, 2011, affects spouses of veterans:with 100 percent disability, orwho were killed while on active dutyThese spouses were alre more...

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Military Spouse Employment Toolkit

This helpful ebook offers useful tools and tips for military spouses, who are often faced with special challenges in finding employment due to the military lifestyle. more...

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Military Spouses Get Help With Professional Licenses

State Liaison and Educational Opportunity at the Defense Department has announced that 16 states have adopted laws, or are close to doing so, to make it easier for military spouses to maintain professional licenses as they move from state to state. The Office has promoted two strategies for mitigating the licensing challenges faced by military spouses. The first -- and favorite -- is for states to permit licenses by endorsement of the last state license. The second option allows a more...

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My Next Move

A website for veterans seeking employment; you can search for jobs based on industry, keywords, and on which branch you served in (the results will have jobs similar to your position in the service). more...

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