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After returning from war, a veteran is not onlyfaced with the task of transitioning to thecivilian life but he or she has ...
But with the skills you gained in the field, thereare many veteran employment opportunitiesthat you can go for.You just ne...
The first thing you will need to do whenlooking for employment opportunities as aveteran will be look out for those resour...
Examples of these programs include VetNetwhich is a partnership of various veteran focusedNGOs together with Google, Hire ...
There are a lot others which you can easilyfind online.Another thing that you will need to do whenlooking for veteran empl...
You need to ensure that the employer yousend your resume to finds value in yourabilities.Make sure that the duties and res...
Just to be sure that the resume is perfect beforeyou send to the employer, you can have a familymember or close friend go ...
Skills like working well under pressure, integrityas well as trustworthiness, good teamworkand leadership skills, ability ...
At least know what the primary product orservice the company offers, who thecompanys clients are and other generaldetails ...
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Veteran Employment Opportunities

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After returning from war, a veteran is not only faced with the task of transitioning to the civilian life but he or she has to find a job that will enable him or her to support him or herself as well as the other members of the family. Being discharged can be a scary thing especially if you have no clue about what you will do in order to support yourself and your family.

For more information please visit: http://www.GreenCollarVets.org

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  1. 1. After returning from war, a veteran is not onlyfaced with the task of transitioning to thecivilian life but he or she has to find a job thatwill enable him or her to support him or herselfas well as the other members of the family.Being discharged can be a scary thingespecially if you have no clue about whatyou will do in order to support yourself andyour family. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  2. 2. But with the skills you gained in the field, thereare many veteran employment opportunitiesthat you can go for.You just need to know the rights steps to takein order for your job hunt to be successful. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  3. 3. The first thing you will need to do whenlooking for employment opportunities as aveteran will be look out for those resourcesthat offer veteran-specific employmentopportunities.With the internet, you should be able to find alot of programs that will help you to connectto an employer. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  4. 4. Examples of these programs include VetNetwhich is a partnership of various veteran focusedNGOs together with Google, Hire Heroes USAwhose main aim is coming up with jobs that helpveterans transition to civilian life, Veteran GreenJobs Employment Program which helps vets toconnect to the jobs that are available bymatching their experience to the skills that arerequired by the employers in the green sector,and there is also VetSuccess which is a under theDepartment of Veteran Affairs and it offersemployment as well as transition assistance to theveterans. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  5. 5. There are a lot others which you can easilyfind online.Another thing that you will need to do whenlooking for veteran employment opportunitiesis to prepare your resume so that it fits the jobthat you are looking for. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  6. 6. You need to ensure that the employer yousend your resume to finds value in yourabilities.Make sure that the duties and responsibilitiesyou include in the resume have beentranslated into a civilian language that theemployer can understand. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  7. 7. Just to be sure that the resume is perfect beforeyou send to the employer, you can have a familymember or close friend go through it to makesure that there are no grammatical mistakes thatmight risk you not getting the job you areapplying for.Do not forget to include in the resume the skillsyou gained while in service for they are verycrucial when it comes to marketing you andgiving you an upper hand over other people whomight have applied for the same job. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  8. 8. Skills like working well under pressure, integrityas well as trustworthiness, good teamworkand leadership skills, ability to get things doneeven when faced with adversity amongothers are the skills you gained in the serviceand they might help you earn that job.If your application is successful and you arecalled for an interview, make sure that youconduct a basic research about thecompany. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  9. 9. At least know what the primary product orservice the company offers, who thecompanys clients are and other generaldetails concerning the companys success (forinstance goals and objectives).If you are looking for employmentopportunities for veterans then check outGreen Collar Vets today and support ourprograms. www.GreenCollarVets.org
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