Resources for Recruiting Veterans

Resources to Help Businesses Connect with Veterans

Many businesses in the plumbing, HVAC and electrical service industries would like to hire veterans but sometimes it seems as though it is hard to find them.  Below are some resources you can use to help you connect with veterans.

HiringOurHeros.org

 

Hiring Our Heros is a program of the US Chamber of Commerce. Hiring veterans and military spouses for your company isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do. These Americans have years of the best training and possess extraordinary skills. They show up early, leave late, know how to work in teams, how to manage people and materials, and they can adapt to ever-changing environments under demanding pressures.  This website can provide you with the following options:

Veterans Job Fairs and Other Ways to connect

There are ongoing job or hiring fairs happening across the nation weekly. To find one in your area, visit hiringourheros.org or watch for this posting!  For information on what you need for a job fair, check out this quick cheat sheet (opens in Word)!

Upcoming Resource Fairs At HireHeroesUSA.org

Register for a Hiring Fair

Attend a Military Spouse Networking Event

Become a Mentor/Career Coach

Report Veteran Recruitment Data

Give a testimonial

Small Business Tournament of Veteran Champions

https://www.hireheroesusa.org/hire-a-veteran/career-opportunity-day/

 

National Resource Directory

This website offers a number of opportunitites for veterans.  Businesses can post job openings at this site. The Veterans Job Bank powered by NRD.gov provides veterans with a central source for identifying veteran-committed employment opportunities and assists America’s employers in identifying qualified veterans.

 

VetNet Career Connections Track

At VetNet you can highlight your company as veteran friendly and volunteer to serve on industry panels.