Tips for Veterans Entering the Job Market

Do you know a veteran looking for work? At PeopleReady we work hard to help our veterans find jobs that fit their experience and lifestyle.

Do you know a veteran looking for work? At PeopleReady we work hard to help our veterans find jobs that fit their experience and lifestyle. We take advantage of resources that allow us to translate their previous military experience into civilian jobs, which also allows us to place them in jobs they want. We are passionate about helping individuals develop employment skills that help them develop sought-after skills in trades they want.

Here are just a few of our job tips for veterans.

  • We can help you partner with your Local Veteran Employment Representative (LVER), found in most large Career Centers (Employment Centers). These individuals work solely with veterans and can help with identifying the skills you learned in the military are relating them to positions in the private sector.
  • Look at the Military to Civilian Occupation Translator site to get help translating military skills to civilian language. This site will help you convert your military services to civilian terms.
  • The VA can help you market your skills to kick-start your career and do more of what you do best with Employment Services: https://goo.gl/NQPh2A
  • The Department of Labor can also help you find options available to you as a veteran.  The DOL brings organizations together such as banks, state employment offices, and American Job Centers with the common goal of offering opportunities in top trending industries and sectors to veterans: https://www.dol.gov/veterans/findajob/  

We understand transitioning to civilian life is an adjustment. That’s why our recruiters partner with local veteran resources to assist our associates as they begin a new chapter in their life, and career.  Let us help you find the job that complements your skills and lifestyle.

PeopleReady specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600-plus branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 98,000 businesses and put more than 490,000 people to work in 2020.