Apr 24

Top 10 Military Job Boards - and why creating a profile is important

Sometimes searching for a job can feel like a job all its own. The truth is the more you put into your research, the more lucrative it’s going to be. That includes staying current within your industry, interacting and networking with your colleagues, growing and maintaining your social network, and creating profiles on military job boards. When you create a profile on our job board, you’re putting out your own Bat Signal to recruiters, employers, and companies looking to hire top talent.

HIRE G.I Job Board - is dedicated to connecting transitioning service members and veterans with employment opportunities that align with your interests, skills, and talents. We take this job very seriously, and as veterans ourselves, we know what it feels like to be looking for work in the civilian sector for the first time in a long time.

Here are nine other job boards to help you with your search. They’re all veteran focused and help streamline the process of finding work.

Fastport – Fastport has a Job Map that shows an overview of the jobs that match your experience and the ones that are located close to you. It’s algorithm based, so the more you “favorite” jobs, the more relevant the search results will be.

Feds Hire Vets – For anyone interested in a federal career after retiring from the military, FHV is the place to look.

GI Jobs – This site offers education opportunities in addition to job search options. It also features an income calculate to help you figure out how much you’ll need to make in the civilian world to match your military pay.

Hire Heroes USA – Veterans are paired with a transition specialist at this site to help educate and provide resources needed to correctly navigate the civilian job sector.

Hire Purpose – HP has been around for almost a decade. Its mission is to address the gaps between wearing a uniform and reentering civilian work life. HP follows up with employers on your behalf, an added bonus that not all job sites offer.

Military Hire – Quickly apply to jobs listed right on the site. You can also create an automated search that lets you know when something is posted within your industry.

Rally Point – Use this platform to build out your professional network and connect with colleagues and peers in your areas of interest. Think of this as a veteran-centric LinkedIn; it’s an excellent tool for marketing and job searching.

Vet Jobs – VFW owns a portion of this company, and their sole focus is on aligning civilian careers with qualified veterans.

Veteran Employment Center – This is part of the VA and helps translate MOS into civilian-friendly language. A profile on VEC helps put your name and experience in the hands of thousands of veteran-friendly employers.

Here at Hire GI, we know that finding your next career is challenging. That’s why we’re committed to providing you with as many resources as possible. From our robust online library that covers everything from what to wear to an interview to how to create a LinkedIn page, we’re here for you, every step of the way.