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New Veterans Job-Search Website Connects Employers with Service Members

Service members, veterans and their families who are looking for jobs now have a one-stop shop where they can create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to search.

Because the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down veterans are in need of guidance and jobs as they transition into civilian life. The new website, ebenefits.va.gov, helps simplify the job-searching process, letting veterans and their spouses build resumes, get career training, and convert their military skills into private sector skills—all online on one website.

Veterans will have access to:

  • Quick public resume posting with an instant connection to thousands of public and private employers

  • Targeted job searches based on specific, high-demand career paths

  • A single search for both public and private sector positions

  • A military skills translator and resume generator

  • Social media integration with bookmarking capability for saving job postings

Employers will have access to:

  • A targeted feed of qualified resumes from veteran applicants

  • Reverse skills translation (military to civilian skills) for applicants

  • A showcase of their veterans hiring goals and progress toward those goals

  • Resources designed to help recruit and retain talented veteran employees

Image description: U.S. Navy Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Tommy Garland, right, performs a box jump in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Gulf of Oman. 
Department of Defense photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek W. Volland, U.S. Navy.

Image description: U.S. Navy Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Tommy Garland, right, performs a box jump in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Gulf of Oman.

Department of Defense photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek W. Volland, U.S. Navy.

Image description: U.S. Army Pvt. Jeremiah Joliff, left, and Spc. Michael Hill carry a log during a spur ride event at Fort Benning, Ga. The spur ride included an Army physical fitness test, a five-mile run, an obstacle course, individual weapons qualifications, night land navigation, and other warrior tasks. 
Department of Defense photo by Sgt. Christopher Johnston, U.S. Army.

Image description: U.S. Army Pvt. Jeremiah Joliff, left, and Spc. Michael Hill carry a log during a spur ride event at Fort Benning, Ga. The spur ride included an Army physical fitness test, a five-mile run, an obstacle course, individual weapons qualifications, night land navigation, and other warrior tasks.

Department of Defense photo by Sgt. Christopher Johnston, U.S. Army.

Image Description: In the Arctic Ocean, U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Troy Shrum pulls the end of the line of the Coast Guard Cutter HEALY.  
Learn more about the Healy, the United States’ newest polar icebreaker.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

Image Description: In the Arctic Ocean, U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Troy Shrum pulls the end of the line of the Coast Guard Cutter HEALY.  

Learn more about the Healy, the United States’ newest polar icebreaker.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

Image description: A participant in the 3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Celebrity Softball Classic at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. 
Department of Defense photo by Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp, U.S. Army.

Image description: A participant in the 3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Celebrity Softball Classic at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

Department of Defense photo by Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp, U.S. Army.