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When the men and women that have gone to serve the country in Iraq and Afghanistan come back home, there is usually a need for them to look for jobs that will help them cater for their everyday needs. It is therefore important that they know the right ways and channels that they can use in order to get jobs in the civilian world.

One of the best places the vets can start their job search is the Veterans Job Bank. The Veterans Job Bank is simply a national effort that is meant to link the veterans to employers who appreciate the work done by vets. Employment opportunities for veterans are usually posted in the Veterans Job Bank so as to allow the veterans who think they are eligible for the jobs that have been to send their applications. An example of a company that uses the job bank to hire vets is PostNet. So far, this company has already employed 100 veterans using the job bank and it is looking forward to hitting a target of 150 by the year 2014.

There are other companies that help in veterans' job search similar to Veterans Job Bank and they include Hiring Heroes, RecruitMilitary's Resume Database and Job Board as well as VetSuccess. If you are a veteran you can just submit your resume and application details these companies to stand a chance of being hired by employers who are seeking ex-military workers. The employers will carefully review your job experience and skills and if they find that you suit their needs you might be called for employment.

As a vet, you can also apply for the jobs that are advertised in the newspapers, posted online or advertised my any other means. But there are some things that you will need to observe when sending the application. You have to ensure that the resume is not written in a military language that the human resource personnel cannot understand.

You will need to take the skills as well as the military jargon and translate them into a language that civilians can easily understand. You will need to replace the military titles with skill headings that match the job that you are applying for. Ensure that you do a proper marketing of your best civilian experience and mix it with the military background in order to appear qualified for the civilian position that you are applying for.

With the skills they have gained in the field, employment opportunities for veterans are limitless. They can apply for absolutely any job. Examples of these jobs include teaching, customer service, plumbing and many others. The Air Force for instance provides teaching opportunities for veterans who handle roles in high-classrooms under the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).

ROTC is program that deals with training of the commissioned officers of the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Note that for any job that you will employed in the civilian world, as a veteran, you will need to undergo further training in order to get acquainted with how to handle duties in the civilian world and know the expectations that you are required to meet.


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