Veteran Employment and Military Spouse Employment

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Learn more about veteran employment and military spouse employment challenges.

The following are community solutions for addressing the employment challenges of veterans and their families. These community solutions were identified and developed by a national coalition of over 55 veteran and military-serving organizations nonprofits and government agencies.

Community Solutions

  • Job Fairs - Implement job fairs focused on Veterans, Reservists, National Guardsmen, and their spouses.
  • Resume Preparation Workshop - Hold a resume preparation workshop for veterans and military spouses.
  • Mock Interview Workshop - Hold a mock interview workshop for veterans and military spouses.
  • Training: Reverse Boot Camps - Create a bootcamp designed to: introduce veterans and separating service members to the types of jobs available in their community; manage their expectations regarding office culture, career advancement and other issues; and to aid in the translation of military experience into civilian terms.
  • Employer Practices - Employers adopt military-friendly practices.
  • Annual Media Campaign - Outreach to raise awareness to the benefits of hiring a veteran.
  • Community Action Team - Learn how to form an Employment Community Action Team.