Why Veterans Make Good Employees

"Employers and companies can benefit from hiring Veterans. Military personnel are often cross-trained in multiple skills and have experience in varied tasks and responsibilities. Many Veterans have learned what it means to put in a hard day's work. They have also come to appreciate the challenges and satisfaction of a job well done. Much of this experience can translate to their participation in the workforce making the Veteran an asset on the job. Strengths the Veteran can bring to the workplace include…" (, 2012). 

Be sure to watch our veteran resources video with Tara Hackel, a former CDF, to learn more on furthering your professional development!

Veteran Education

Student veterans are one of America's greatest untapped human resources. They are the kind of role models we need on our campuses, graduating to lives of fulfillment in our workplaces. At, our goal is to educate at least one new veteran a day about the benefits available to them, and how eligibility is determined.

Out of Uniform: Resume Tips for Making the Transition

You're leaving the service and are faced with the daunting task of developing your resume. No doubt your military career is studded with accomplishments, but even the most decorated veteran needs to figure out how to make the transition to a civilian position.

National Association of Senior Veterans (NASV)

NASV is a 501c3 non-profit organization. NASV was organized for the purpose of providing direct assistance regarding better living and health services for American Senior Veterans and their surviving spouses by operating a veteran’s support center.

UNM Veterans and Military Resource Center

We are dedicated to provide the highest quality and comprehensive support to student veterans in an atmosphere that provides commitment, respect, and academic excellence. We provide education, administrative services, and job advisement to our student veterans, their families, as well as outreach to military communities at large.

Department of Veterans Affairs

Federal benefits for veterans, dependents, and survivors. Health care, GI Bill, life insurance, home loans, and vocational rehabilitation.

VA for Vets

VA for Vets helps Veterans and transitioning Military Service Members find federal or non-profit careers. The VA for Vets Career Center tools provide opportunities to translate military skills, build federal resumes and search and apply for open positions. VA for Vets is the flagship initiative of the Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO).


Feds Hire Vets is your single site for Federal employment information for Veterans, transitioning military service members, their families, and Federal hiring officials.

Dept of Veterans Affairs LGBT Program

Are you a VA employee, veteran, dependent, or support person who has questions or concerns about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and/or Transgender (LGBT) issues? The VA’s newly organized LGBT Workgroup has established an LGBT e-mail group to address questions or concerns regarding LGBT issues.

My Next Move

“You’ve served your country. Now you’re ready for a new challenge. What do you want to do for a living?” 

Online Networking Resources