:: Job Search, Networking, & Training Resources ::
Helmets To Hardhats
Swords to Plowshares
Labor Market Info
Hire Vets First
Vet Jobs
Recruit Military
America's Job Exchange
Simply Hire
Link Silicon Valley
Hire Patriots
CSIX Connect
Job Connection
Bridges to Jobs
Bridges to Jobs
California Employment Development Department (EDD)
HSG Consulting
:: Training & Other Support Resources ::

  1. Csix.org - San Jose & Sunnyvale  groups help individuals in career transition
    significantly improve their job search success through education, in-person
    networking, and mutual support.
  2. Bridges to Jobs - Fremont group is committed to "helping individuals who are
    unemployed or looking for a new job.
  3. ReBoot Camp is your 1st Civilian Division. It connects you with other Veterans
    who share your civilian goals – to reconnect with family, friends, community,
    and career. Welcome back! If you’re feeling disconnected give ReBoot Camp a
    try. Contact Joy Montgomery by clicking here
  4. Greener Dawn has collaborated with the Tri Cities One Stop for veterans
    training programs on the internet in Residential Energy Efficiency.
  5. Veterans Assembled Electronics (VAe) is a (SDVOSB )with a mission to
    provide customers manufacturing and support services by equipping America's
    Military Veterans with the skills that enable them to continue their contributions
    to their country.
  6. Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) in California
  7. College Grad's Career Information - This site gives in depth information
    about all kinds of careers.
  8. Free Resume Templates - This site has a short guide about choosing the
    right template for a certain career, and near the bottom of the page, they offer
    a bunch of template options that are divided into 8 categories, such as Basic or
  9. LinkedIn.com - Veterans groups can be found by going to Groups and search
    the veteran group you are looking for by branch of service.
  10. Csix.org - San Jose & Sunnyvale  groups help individuals in career transition
    significantly improve their job search success through education, in-person
    networking and mutual support.
  11. Bridges to Jobs - Fremont group is committed to "helping individuals who are
    unemployed or looking for a new job.
  12. Job Connections - Networking opportunity, this group's mission is to support
    and encourage the unemployed in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.
  13. Toastmasters - "Become the speaker and leader you want to be".
  14. Veteran's Transitional Housing Facebook Page - a universal place for
    veterans to share their stories, any helpful info they may have and let us know
    about their facility and where it is nationwide. I'd love for them to post pics and
    even video. Just a place where we can all meet and talk.
  15. www.blogs.va.gov - find other links directing them to VA benefits, health
    issues and the most important link is about how the VA helps Veterans reenter
    the employment market.
  16. Retirement planning for vets/ - find links related to retirement planning and
    financial resource management for veterans.
  17. Bay Area Business Round Table  Acting as a trusted intermediary the
    BABRT bridges societal gaps between business and communities by leveraging
    its connections to serve the needs of both business and communities.
  18. Chamber of Commerce
  19. Medical Malpractice Center  Did You Know That Medical Malpractice is the
    Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States?
  20. Maritime Injury Center  While working in the maritime industry can be exciting
    and lucrative, it can also be highly dangerous. If you’ve been injured on the job,
    you have rights and options.
  21. Mesothelioma.net  A useful resource for discovering the latest treatments,
    learning to improve your prognosis, and get the financial aid for medical
  22. MesotheliomaHelp.org  A comprehensive resource for those affected by
    asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis.
  23. MovingOptions.com  resources, information and tips on how to assist with
    anything related to moves.
  24. Trusted Choice Independent Insurance Resources. A compiled insurance
    guide for military veterans covering discounts, a list of the must-visit websites
    and organizations as well as money saving ideas.

Swords To Plowshares

Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a
community-based, not-for-profit organization that provides
counseling and case management, to veterans in the San
Francisco Bay Area.
Inter-City Services, Inc. - ICS is a private non-profit
vocational training institute. We offer exciting,
career-focused programs designed to meet your
educational and employment training goals and your busy
       Additional Resources:

  1. VETS - Veterans Employment & Training Services, dedicated to Veterans succeeding in the 21st century workforce. The mission statement
    for VETS is to provide veterans and transitioning service members with the resources and services to succeed in the 21st century workforce by
    maximizing their employment opportunities, protecting their employment rights and meeting labor-market demands with qualified veterans today.
  2. Recruit Military - We offer many different ways for former enlisted personnel, junior military officers, senior officers, military spouses and
    transitioning military personnel to connect with thousands of organizations.
  3. America's Job Exchange - A nationwide job search tool.
  4. www.LinkedIn.com  – Your electronic profile and a job search tool
  5. www.Simplyhired.com  – Job search tool
  6. www.LinkSV.com  – Information about small and medium companies
  7. www.HirePatriots.com - Help veterans & communities connect for employment for both 1 day jobs & full time careers
  8. helmetstohardhats.com - Provides a job search function for former military personnel
  9. HSG Consulting - Provides assistance in resume critiquing, job searching and those transitioning out of the military.
  10. US Department of Labor - Provides information on hiring Veterans
  11. USAJOBS - USAJOBS is the official job site of the US Federal Government. It's your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment
  12. CareerOneStop - CareerOneStop is the suite of web-based products funded and developed by the U.S. Department of Labor. CareerOneStop
    includes America's Career InfoNet and America's Service Locator. Each product offers unique solutions for the increasing demands of today's
    labor market to meet the specialized needs of job seekers, employers, and the workforce and education communities.
  13. U.S. Office of Personnel Management - helps job seekers find information for job hunting
  14. The American Legions Career Center - Provides additional resources and news for Veterans seeking employment.
  15. Coming Home Project - non-profit organization devoted to providing compassionate expert care, support, education, and stress management
    tools for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, service members, their families, and their service providers
  16. Fierce CIO - IT Management site for those looking for IT positions, IT Reading material, and IT related sources
  17. HireVets.com - Job search tool with information on job fairs, disabilities, benefits, education, loans, etc.
  18. O*NET ONLINE - Labor statistics, salary comparison, position research.
  19. Indeed - Nationwide collaboration Job search tool
  20. Glassdoor - Company Salaries, Reviews, and Interviews posted anonymously by employees.
  21. Veterans Administration Blogs - VA benefits, health issues, and help for Veterans re-entering the job market.
  22. Work2Future - Job search support, career counseling, training. Work2Future Job Fair Tips Handout: Click Here
  23. Armed Forces Employer Partnership - finding jobs for Reservists from all Service branches and their family members.
  24. 311VET - an interactive Q&A service for any Veteran that will help users find general information about VA Benefits, anywhere, anytime.  This is a
    6 month pilot program at the end of which the team will review feedback and make a determination on the sustainment of the program.  Text your
    question to "311Vet" or download the app from the Apple store or Google Play store.
  25. veterans2work.org - Cloud Computing Career Launch Program free of charge to qualifying Post-9/11 veterans and active duty spouses.  
    Details on the website.
  26. Oracle job training - Helping Veterans Transition from the Armed Forces to Civilian Careers  Click on the link for further information.
  27. Security jobs for vets! - Get the facts on security jobs & find work now!
  28. Protecting Our Seniors- The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on time-honored principles of restoring dignity for some of our
    most vulnerable and valuable citizens.
  29. Veterans and Substance Abuse: The many sides of the problem. Drug abuse among veterans is higher than in most other civilian
    populations. This is due, in large part, to post-traumatic stress disorder, which plagues combat veterans, especially those who have endured
    multiple deployment.  
  30. Home Buying Resources for Veterans, The Realty Medics. Finding an option for both veterans and active service members in search for any
    possible financing resources which they can use to purchase their home.  
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