When the men and women that have goneto serve the country in Iraq and Afghanistancome back home, there is usually a need f...
One of the best places the vets can start theirjob search is the Veterans Job Bank. TheVeterans Job Bank is simply a natio...
An example of a company that uses the jobbank to hire vets is PostNet. So far, thiscompany has already employed 100 vetera...
you are a veteran you can just submit yourresume and application details thesecompanies to stand a chance of being hiredby...
But there are some things that you will needto observe when sending the application. Youhave to ensure that the resume is ...
You will need to replace the military titles withskill headings that match the job that you areapplying for.Ensure that yo...
With the skills they have gained in thefield, employment opportunities for veteransare limitless. They can apply for absol...
ROTC is program that deals with training ofthe commissioned officers of the ArmedForces of the United States of America.No...
For more information please visit:http://www.GreenCollarVets.org                www.GreenCollarVets.org
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When the men and women that have gone to serve the country in Iraq and Afghanistan come back home, there is usually a need for them to look for jobs that will help them cater for their everyday needs. It is therefore important that they know the right ways and channels that they can use in order to get jobs in the civilian world.

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

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  1. 1. When the men and women that have goneto serve the country in Iraq and Afghanistancome back home, there is usually a need forthem to look for jobs that will help them caterfor their everyday needs.It is therefore important that they know theright ways and channels that they can use inorder to get jobs in the civilian world. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  2. 2. One of the best places the vets can start theirjob search is the Veterans Job Bank. TheVeterans Job Bank is simply a national effortthat is meant to link the veterans to employerswho appreciate the work done by vets.Employment opportunities for veterans areusually posted in the Veterans Job Bank so asto allow the veterans who think they areeligible for the jobs that have been to sendtheir applications. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  3. 3. An example of a company that uses the jobbank to hire vets is PostNet. So far, thiscompany has already employed 100 veteransusing the job bank and it is looking forward tohitting a target of 150 by the year 2014.There are other companies that help inveterans job search similar to Veterans JobBank and they include HiringHeroes, RecruitMilitarys Resume Databaseand Job Board as well as VetSuccess. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  4. 4. you are a veteran you can just submit yourresume and application details thesecompanies to stand a chance of being hiredby employers who are seeking ex-militaryworkers. The employers will carefully reviewyour job experience and skills and if they findthat you suit their needs you might be calledfor employment.As a vet, you can also apply for the jobs thatare advertised in the newspapers, postedonline or advertised my any other means. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  5. 5. But there are some things that you will needto observe when sending the application. Youhave to ensure that the resume is not writtenin a military language that the humanresource personnel cannot understand.You will need to take the skills as well as themilitary jargon and translate them into alanguage that civilians can easily understand. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  6. 6. You will need to replace the military titles withskill headings that match the job that you areapplying for.Ensure that you do a proper marketing of yourbest civilian experience and mix it with themilitary background in order to appearqualified for the civilian position that you areapplying for. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  7. 7. With the skills they have gained in thefield, employment opportunities for veteransare limitless. They can apply for absolutely anyjob.Examples of these jobs includeteaching, customer service, plumbing andmany others. The Air Force for instanceprovides teaching opportunities for veteranswho handle roles in high-classrooms under theReserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). www.GreenCollarVets.org
  8. 8. ROTC is program that deals with training ofthe commissioned officers of the ArmedForces of the United States of America.Note that for any job that you will employedin the civilian world, as a veteran, you willneed to undergo further training in order toget acquainted with how to handle duties inthe civilian world and know the expectationsthat you are required to meet. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  9. 9. For more information please visit:http://www.GreenCollarVets.org www.GreenCollarVets.org
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