- Military.com Mentor Network: Network with veterans in the industries you are interested in. Use Military Mentors to get plugged in and make new connections with veterans who can help your career.
- Department of Veterans Affairs: This site provides information on benefits, such as health, burial, life insurance, education, home loans, and vocational rehabilitation and employment services.
- Women in Military Service for America Memorial: This is the only national memorial honoring all 1.8 million servicewomen. This site provides access to names, addresses, photos and memorable experiences through the memorial's register. By registering in the database, you can locate old friends and reestablish a lost network of allies.
We've all heard networking is a key job search strategy, but how often do we actually use our connections or extend ourselves to make new contacts? Luckily, the Internet makes networking a little easier. Several veterans' organizations have Web sites providing information on military reunions, how to locate old friends or news on current trends in veteran employment. You can connect with others by using Web resources to learn more about professional associations and their benefits to members, or by initiating an alliance with veteran comrades who understand your skills and have shared similar employment experiences. If you're a veteran currently looking for employment, these online resources will aid you in your networking and information-gathering efforts:
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