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Service to Veterans & Military Families: Employment

Events and Webinars

Association of Defense Communities Upcoming Events

Veteran Grown: Urban Farming from the Library of Congress (Archived)
This panel discussed farming in an urban setting as one of many unique career paths veterans take after transitioning to civilian life, and introduced the audience to programs that exist to assist veterans who farm. The Library of Congress Veterans History Project collects oral history interviews of panelists who are veterans and work on an urban farm, including beekeepers.

Other Employment Resources

Military Times Job Board

American Corporate Partners

Feds Hire Vets - Derived Preference

USA Jobs

The WorkPlace

See the list from Military Times surveying 161 corporations on such topics as how they recruit veterans and their support for reservists.

The Department of Veterans Affairs highlights top veterans employers in each state. 

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) has partnered with Microsoft and Hiring our Heroes (HOH) to reopen a pilot program providing necessary resources for military spouses to work remotely for their small-business employer after a PCS move.

 

 

News

Law aims to speed up job certification of military spouses

Posted on August 4, 2021

A new law in Connecticut will make it easier for military spouses to have their out-of-state professional licenses transferred to Connecticut, AP reported. “What we want to do is make sure that Connecticut is always really attractive to either stay here or come here,” said Bob Ross, executive director of the state’s Office of Military Affairs and president of ADC….

Connecticut Officials Push Proposal to Improve Military Spouse Employment
Posted on February 26, 2021

A new proposal by Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont advocates to change the state's professional licensing requirements, including expediting the process for recognizing licenses from other states, The Day reports.

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