Transitioning from military to civilian life presents unique challenges. To make things easier and provide structure, a few of the leading organizations in veteran career development have combined forces to create one efficient, easy place to start.
Service members entering the civilian workforce often need assistance with their transition, but the number of organizations offering help can be overwhelming. VetNet is designed to be a free, one-stop shop for veteran and military family communities as they transition to the civilian workforce. The online resource includes innovative networking tools, career training, job opportunities, and entrepreneurship classes—all offered online and at absolutely no cost to participants.
No matter where veterans and their family members are in their career search, through VetNet the community has access to resources, tools and instruction to help find the career that’s right for them. Each partner organization (+Hire Heroes USA and +Institute for Veterans and Military Families) brings its own expertise to VetNet through a unique channel.
What you Will Experience
- VetNet Basic Training Track: Powered by Hire Heroes USA
The channel for those just beginning their search; veterans can get themselves squared away with resume writing workshops and connect to a database of over one million veteran-preferred jobs.
- VetNet Career Connections: Powered by IVMF
The channel for those looking to discover what industries or companies might be right for them; veterans can participate in video chats with industry experts and get advice from other veterans eager to share their career experiences.
- VetNet Entrepreneur Track: Powered by IVMF
The channel for those who want to start their own business; veterans can join the entrepreneur track with college-level business courses to help turn their ideas of self-employment into reality.
Transitioning from military to civilian life presents unique challenges. To make things easier and provide structure, a few of the leading organizations in veteran career development have combined forces to create a single place to start. It’s called VetNet, and it’s free and open to all on Google+. Powered by the organization, each VetNet “track” uses Google technology to build an online portal to support veterans based on the post-service transition they are looking to make. Partners provide links to resources, tools and tips related to the training track as well as items of note, and host public events powered by Google Hangouts. To join in, go to http://VetNetHQ.com or http://google.com/+VetNetHQ