Employment Resources & References



Veterans Coming Home - A national public media initiative to address the needs of veterans who are transitioning to civilian life. WHRO is working with community-based partners such as CivilianJobs.com to recognize veterans for their service, share their stories, opportunities and challenges, and increase the number of veterans connecting with resources.

Additional Resources:

Acorn Career Counseling and Resume Writing - Offers resume articles and other resources for the executive, upper level manager, and professional job seeker.

America's Job Bank - A partnership between the US Department of Labor and the state operated public Employment Service. The public Employment Service is a state operated program that provides labor exchange service to employers and job seekers through a network of 1800 offices throughout the United States. For more than 60 years, the public Employment Service has helped people and jobs find each other.

American Business Information (infoUSA) - Provides an online service to over 11 million businesses in the US and Canada. This online service can be used to identify businesses by type of business and size of business for any geographic area.

Brooke Training - Freight Broker professionals are in high demand, no matter the state of the economy. A motivated freight broker, who has received the proper training, has a six figure earning potential. Become a part of the exciting trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries as a licensed freight broker. 

CareerOverview.com - Career information on hundreds of careers.

Career Talk - Leading authors, hiring managers and career advisors respond to selected readers' questions in weekly column.

CareerXRoads - This directory is not the place to learn how to connect to the Internet. This is a reference guide to the 500 best job, resume and career management sites. This is not the place to post your resume or your latest job opening, but it is the place to find out where you can do just that.

Careers in Government - A niche job board dedicated to matching qualified individuals for public sector organizations with challenging and rewarding careers in government and the public sector.

Clark Brothers Investments - The only financial services firm that has no commission driven sales. No proprietary products. No 3rd party arrangements. Our Investment philosophy is "only the best" so we only offer 5 star stocks and mutual funds. Because our Founder is a West Point graduate (1992), we feel a duty to provide every service member with the best financial advice at a reasonable price

Clearance Jobs - Specializes in government security clearances.

Corporate Gray Online - Corporate Gray Online is owned by Competitive Edge Services, a company that has been providing FREE career transition services to the military community since 1997.

Electronic Warfare and Information Operations Association - The AOC will advocate the need for a strong defense capability emphasizing electronic warfare and information operations to government, industry, academia, and the public. AOC will provide a forum for sharing ideas and experiences through communication, education and leadership.

Data Options - Travel links worldwide allows you to research and review spots before you go.

Dun & Bradstreet's (D+B) Information Services - Business information on thousands of companies.

Employment Support Center (ESC) - Provides expert help which can lead to a better job or a new career. ESC was founded in 1984 to assist jobseekers in the MD/DC/VA area with their quest for a good job with government, associations, non-profits and corporate firms.

FedJobs.com - Helping Federal Job Hunters Since 1974! Visit our site to find the most current, accurate and reliable information on federal job vacancies on the Internet. FedJobs.com lists over 17,000 current federal job vacancies in a single day (20% more Federal jobs than OPM's USAJOBS web site), including Excepted Service, Congressional, Judicial, United Nations & select non-federal job opportunities.

GrayFire - Offers an 'Employment Monitor' publication with up-to-the-minute news on employment trends.

Hoover's Online - Lively company profiles, plus free access to 10,000 records on public and private companies. Many of the profiled companies have employment-related Web sites.

JobSmart - Northern California job search guide, sponsored by the Bay Area Public Libraries. A very well-organized site with lots of useful information on how to hunt for jobs on-line!

Kaplan's Career Center - Contains articles about how to find and land the right job, the ultimate collection of career-related Web links , and a wacky "edutaining" job interviewing game called 'The Hot Seat'.

IntelligenceCareers - Site oriented towards intelligence and security related fields.

LearningExpress - Career resources: online practice tests for job-related exams AND numerous career guidance books for jobs in civil service, law enforcement and more.

MilitaryConnection.com - For Government jobs, up-to-date information on military schools, federal jobs, as well as military loans and military pay at Military Connection.com. Our online directory of resources and information features vital information on everything military and includes a Directory of Employers with links to over 30,000 top employers.

Military Exits - Provides career and job listings for veterans and discharged military personnel returning to civilian employment by employers specifically seeking veterans. The site also provides resources for relocation, transition, medical, educational and job fairs, as well as résumé and interview techniques.

Military Job Hunts - Enables military veterans to succeed by providing them with specialized, reliable, timely and relevant career-transition information.

Military Transition Links - The best web resources for transitioning military service members. News, articles, and quality links!

Military Spot - Military Loans, News, Information, Resources, Shopping and More For Military People.

New York State Department of Labor - Career Resource Library - An extensive list of job search advice on the web.

Physician Jobs & Physician Employment - A fast physician employment site for all specialties for North America with automatic email job updates. Offers a directory of recruitment firms.

Quintessential Careers - A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide - Resources at the site now include: cover letter, resume, networking, interviewing, and salary negotiation resources; career articles; a guide to researching companies; a guide to job-hunting on the Net; several tutorials; and career and job links categorized by type, industry, and location.

Salary.com - Determine your fair market value. Salary.com is a good place to start this research. Here you can get a good understanding of job descriptions as they are written for the civilian world, you can also see the high, low and average salary range for that position within the pre-determined geographic area. Know your self-worth and where you fit in as far as the pay scale for professionals in your industry and in your area.

Scholarships for Veterans - Scholarships for Veterans is a not for profit, non-partisan, non-political organization dedicated to making scholarships available to recent veterans.

The IVE League - Focused on development and application of Integrated Vocational Education skills, curricula, and formats.

TCB Solutions - Resume writing solutions for job seekers.

To Boldly Go...A Practical Career Guide for Scientists - The only career guide currently available written specifically for scientists and graduate students in the sciences who are considering non-academic careers. An outstanding resource to have on your bookshelf!

USAJobs.gov – is the official job site of the United States Government.

Women in Defense - Women In Defense (WID), is a National Security Organization, affiliated with NDIA, which provides its members with opportunities for professional development and networking, cultivating the advancement of women leaders in government and industry professions.

Women in Technology (WIT) - Women in Technology is a not-for-profit organization serving the Washington, DC metropolitan region, and nearly 1,000 members in the technology community with a networking and professional growth environment to develop relationships and create new opportunities.