At Sharp Decisions we are committed to finding meaningful employment for veterans as they transition out of the military and into civilian jobs. While our V.E.T.S.TM Program has helped over 1000 veterans since 2013, we want to highlight places for veterans to seek career counseling to help them in their search for work in the civilian workforce.
The VA offers free educational and career guidance, planning, and resources to veterans and their dependents who are eligible for VA education benefits. Learn more here: https://www.va.gov/careers-employment/education-and-career-counseling/
Since 2006 Still Serving Veterans has empowered thousands of Veterans to successfully move into fulfilling careers through no-cost career and transition counseling services. Learn more here: https://ssv.org/careerservices
U.S. VETS helps veterans translate their military experience into civilian employment opportunities. Their relationships with employers committed to hiring veterans helps place more veterans in jobs that suit their abilities. Their motto is “Serving Those Who Served.” Learn more here: https://usvets.org/how-we-serve/workforce-development/
Veterati connects job-seeking veterans to mentors to make the job search easier for those who served our country. Their goal is to connect veterans with mentors that share their personal networks that would otherwise be inaccessible to veterans with less experience in the civilian workforce. Learn more here: https://www.veterati.com/
Veterans on Wall Street is an initiative dedicated to honoring former and currently military personnel by facilitating career and business opportunities in the financial services industry. Learn more here: https://veteransonwallstreet.com/who-we-are/about-us/
For veterans that are going through higher education, Student Veterans of America provides a network of support to make sure you succeed. Their goal is to elevate the academic, professional, and personal development of veterans in higher education through chapter programs and services, outcomes and impacts research, and advocacy at every level. Learn more here: https://studentveterans.org/about/
In addition to these resources, be sure to check your state government’s website for other veteran career counseling support. Be sure to follow us on Linkedin and Twitter for more workplace insights on our blog. Visit sharpdecisions.com/careers for job postings.