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Job Seeking Resources

Benefit Category: Federal

100,000 Jobs Mission

The 100,000 Jobs Mission began in 2011 as a coalition of eleven companies committed to hire 100,000 veterans by 2020. Since then, the coalition has grown to more than 160 companies that represent almost every industry in the American economy. Each company has committed to hire veterans, report their hiring number on a quarterly basis and share best practices. Together, the 100,000 Jobs Mission companies have already hired 161,752 veterans, exceeding the original goal earlier than planned. Building on this momentum, the 100,000 Jobs Mission has now doubled its commitment. In total, the companies plan to hire a total of 200,000 by 2020.

eBenefits Veterans Employment Center

Access tools and resources designed to help Veterans and transitioning Service members translate their military skills into new public or private sector careers. Learn how to identify your professional strengths, create and post résumés, achieve success in your next job, and more.  Watch this tutorial to learn more about the Veterans Employment Center and how to use it.

Employment Assistance Guide for Homeless Veterans

This guide lists many resources for homeless veterans searching for employment. Homeless veterans have the same legal rights as all veterans to employment assistance, preferences in federal hiring practices, and eligibility for Departments of Veterans Affairs and Labor employment programs. However, homelessness presents unique challenges and potential obstacles.

Feds Hire Vets

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

Find the Good Life in North Dakota

Looking for excellent career opportunities?  You'll find them in North Dakota.  We have the lowest unemployment rate in the country with literally thousands of jobs available in high-demand industries like health care, technology, construction, energy, agriculture, transportation, engineering, management, retail and many others.  Not only that, North Dakota is a great place to live, work and raise a family.

G.I. Jobs

Our mission is to simplify the military transition experience using education and employment tools and resources to guide you to a successful career.

Homeless Veteran Supported Employment Program (HVSEP)

Provides vocational assistance, job development and placement, and ongoing support to improve employment outcomes among homeless Veterans and Veterans at-risk of homelessness. Formerly homeless Veterans who have been trained as Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists (VRSs) provide these services. 

Contact Larry Nelson at the Fargo VAHCS, cell - (701) 200-8485 or email - larry.nelson4@va.gov, for more information.

Stars and Stripes Veteran Job Center

A dedicated job center that features employers who seek former military members.

U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Services (VETS)

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.

Virtual Job Scout

News about Job Seeking Resources

By Steve Maieli
2:37 p.m. EST December 22, 2014

Nothing is more frustrating than applying for a job and not getting a response. All anyone would ask is a simple reply by phone or email stating why you were not chosen for the position. Unfortunately, there's no guarantee you will hear from a company either after you apply for a position or gone through an interview.

Discharge Requests

Most Veteran’s benefits require that applicants provide a copy of their Form DD 214 or discharge record, which is evidence of their veteran status. This is an important document and must be safeguarded. In the State of North Dakota separation documents are considered confidential and privileged NDCC 37-18-11 (13). National Guard members may receive a NGB22 and /or NGB23 upon obtaining 20 years of satisfactory service (20 year letter).