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Resources for Federal Contractors Section 503 and VEVRAA


Recruitment and Hiring of Qualified Veterans

American Job Centers (AJCs)

The American Job Center Network connects businesses to individuals seeking employment through local American Job Centers. As an employer you can post jobs in the Veterans Job Bank, the central source for identifying Veteran–committed employment opportunities and helping employers hire qualified Veterans, as well as connect with your local labor exchange and state job bank to reach jobseekers locally and around the country.

CareerOneStop “Business Center”

The CareerOneStop Business Center, created by the U.S. Department of Labor, is an employment source for hiring and training a strong workforce. The site provides employers access to tools for hiring veterans, a public job bank, job fairs, local training programs, recruiting and hiring resources, and information on training and retaining employees. The site also provides the employer with the ability to quickly locate veterans service professionals in a particular geographic area.

Hire Heroes USA

Hire Heroes USA’s free services are available to all transitioning U.S. military members and honorably–discharged U.S. military veterans, regardless of separation date and term of service, as well as military spouses. The organization provides transition workshops, personalized career coaching and employment preparation counseling.

Hiring Veterans: A Step–by–Step Toolkit for Employers

Employers interested in developing or enhancing a veterans’ hiring initiative for your company but don’t know where to begin? This Toolkit can help. It is designed to assist and educate employers who have made the proactive decision to include transitioning service members, veterans and wounded warriors in their recruitment and hiring initiatives.

National Labor Exchange (NLX)

The NLX is provided as a public service by leading global employers in alliance with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) and participating states. This organization collects and distributes job openings exclusively found on corporate career Web sites and state job banks. Employers can post their jobs free through NLX’s alliance with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies which supplies jobs automatically to

Paralyzed Veterans of America Paving Access to Veterans Employment (PAVE)

PAVE is a congressionally chartered veteran’s service organization that expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs for veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction. The PAVE program provides veteran’s vocational assistance and support to all veterans, their families and employers committed to hire veterans.


RecruitMilitary is a veteran–owned firm dedicated to assist transitioning military members and veterans to find new civilian careers, develop private business opportunities and franchise ownership by utilizing job career fairs, business opportunity venues and franchising exposition forums.

Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)
1–866–4–USA–DOL (voice), 1–877–889–5627 (TTY)

VETS serves America’s veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights. Employers can find information on locating qualified veterans, the Heroes to Work program, and the location of their nearest veteran employment service professionals (DVOPs and LVERs) on the VETS Web site.

VetsFirst Disabled Veterans Employment Guide

“VetsFirst’s Disabled Veterans Employment Guide helps veterans with disabilities learn the information they need to know to make informed decisions in returning to the workforce. Employers can use this guide to learn about workplace accommodations and some of the challenges that veterans living with disabilities may face on the job. The resources in this guide can help employees with disabilities and employers to create an environment that helps ensure workplace success and an opportunity for veterans with disabilities to be long–term, effective employees.”

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