Veterans have a wealth of employment resources available to them from their State and County or Tribal Veteran Service Officer (Wisconsin CVSO or TVSO), Veteran Service Officers, VA or state sponsored Veteran Affairs programs, a Chartered or non-Chartered Veteran Service Organizations (VSO), One Stop Career Centers. Often overlooked are the employment or re-employment services Veterans can access at their local Career One Stop Center Veteran and Military Transition Centers, Job Service Office or Workforce Development Centers. In addition to physical locations Veterans have access to a wealth of online services such as:
Returning from active military service for most is straight forward i.e., the newly minted veteran doesn't need employment or transitional assistance. Great! Regardless, the Foundation still recommends you take your DD 214 to your nearest State and County or Tribal Veteran Service Officer (Wisconsin CVSO or TVSO), Veteran Service Officers and get registered. You may need assistance for education, health, housing, or more. Don't wait until you need it - register now!
The key to having a successful employment assistance experience is to know what you want and what you need. Step one is to discover what you want:
Next, you want to sort through what you need. A 2015 Gallup Poll identified people were satisfied on the job is these needs were met. Removing any of the above wants from the needs and adding any other needs to the list you have a pretty good idea of what you want and need from the job and the employer. You can often find this information in the company's job description defining the job in terms of the company's description.
If additional information is needed you can identify a number of resources in the Know Your Skills section.