VETS enhanced website offers help for employers hiring veterans
Posted May 5, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) announced the launch of a newly enhanced website for employment services, Veterans.gov. The website brings together employer assistance, job banks, state employment offices, American Job Centers, and opportunities in top-trending industry sectors, in a single online location.
VETS’ redesigned the website to become a “first stop” in the employment search process for veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses. The site is also a resource for employers seeking to hire veterans and their spouses.
For employers, the site provides:
- Ability to connect with the VETS’ regional employer outreach specialists to access local resources for meeting hiring needs.
- Ability to upload available openings and position descriptions to the Veterans’ Job Bank/National Labor Exchange
- Access to “America’s Heroes at Work,” a free toolkit to assist employers seeking to hire veterans.
- Ability to make a commitment to hire veterans on the Veterans Employment Center portal.
Agencies including the Small Business Administration, the departments of Energy, Transportation, Agriculture and Homeland Security, as well as the U.S. Office of Personnel Management collaborated to provide content to Veterans.gov.
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