How Do You Serve Veterans?
If you are a veteran looking for a job, Workforce Solutions Capital Area can assist you with your search. At our three Career Centers, veterans receive priority for job and training referrals.
Our career specialists are specifically trained to help veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, and can help you achieve maximum employment and training opportunities.
Our career specialists provide veterans a variety of no-cost services including:
- Job search assistance including job referrals
- Assistance with resumes, applications, and letters
- Career counseling
- Labor market information on growing industries and occupations
- Opportunities for basic and occupational skills training
- Referrals to other community services including those specific to veterans
Online Resources for Veterans
Employment Opportunities and Information
- USAJOBS. USAJOBS, the federal government’s official employment site, connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world.
- FedsHireVets. Veterans seeking federal employment can connect with hiring managers on FedsHireVets.
Veterans Information and Benefits
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
- Texas Veterans Portal. The Texas Veterans Portal connects veterans, their families, and caregivers to the benefits and services earned through their military service.
- Texas Veterans Commission. The Texas Veterans Commission advocates for veterans and their families with services for employment, education, health care and more.
- Texas Veterans Land Board. The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) finances land, home loans and home improvement loans for Texas veterans and active military members who are eligible under VLB requirements.
- Military Skills Translator. Convert your military experience into civilian language that hiring managers can easily understand.
- Veterans Preference. Veterans who are disabled, who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during certain specified time periods or in military campaigns are entitled to preference over others in hiring for virtually all federal government jobs.
- Priority of Service for Veterans. Veterans and eligible spouses have the right to take precedence over nonveterans in obtaining all employment and training services with the federal government.
- e-Vets Resource Advisor. The e-VETS Resource Advisor assists veterans, service members and all those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources on topics like benefits, employment, education and more.
- Hiring Heroes Program. Wounded, ill, injured and transitioning service members, veterans, spouses and primary caregivers can receive continuing outreach, recruitment assistance products and services with this Department of Defense program.
- Office of Veterans Business Development. The Office of Veterans Business Development’s (OVBD) mission is to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of small business programs for veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors.
- JobHero Career Resources for Veterans. This guide offers recommendations to connect you to all kinds of information, advice, tools, and programs that offer real-world help for transition, training and career assistance for veterans.