Veteran's Employment Forum 2014

 

Helpful Veterans Employment Resources - More to come!

 

Hand-outs given at the forum:

VETERAN'S HIRING AUTHORITIES

MILITARY RANKS REFERENCE GUIDE

 

Other Resources:

Wounded Warrior Project

2223 Alaskan Way, Suite 220, Seattle, WA 98121 

Phone: (206) 441-7096

http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

 

Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Email:   info@dvnf.org    

Phone:  (202) 737-0522
http://www.dvnf.org/

 

The Oregon American Legion

Hiring our Heroes program

Phone: Robert Huffe, (541) 601-9283

http://www.orlegion.org/

 

Veterans Employment Center - Employer Section

A joint DOD-VA project that includes: a Veterans Hiring Guide, a place to post jobs and a search of veterans profiles.
https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/jobs

 

PBS "This Emotional Life" Series:
Resilience - Veteran Bob Shumaker and The Tap Code

 OPM Veterans Services - Vet Guide

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) administers entitlement to veterans' preference in employment under title 5, United States Code, and oversees other statutory employment requirements in titles 5 and 38. 

OPM Vet Guide

Feds Hire Vets

“Federal employment information for Veterans, transitioning military service members, their families,
and Federal hiring officials."  
http://www.fedshirevets.gov/

 

U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)

VETS serves America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers,
providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.  
http://www.dol.gov/vets/

 

VA Careers - U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The VA Careers web site is dedicated to recruiting the finest healthcare employees to care for our Veterans.

http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

 

VA for Vets

VA for Vets helps Veterans and transitioning Military Service Members find federal or non-profit careers. 

Contact the Help Desk at 1-855-824-8387, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding Federal holidays.

http://vaforvets.va.gov/

 

Keynote Speaker Suzanne Best, Ph.D.

Suzanne Best, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Portland, OR

Suzanne Best, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Portland, OR

Learn more about keynote speaker, Suzanne Best, a Clinical Psychologist in Portland, Oregon by visiting her website.

Dr. Best has written extensively on PTSD and related issues (see CV). In 2006 she co-authored Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Returning Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans and Their Families, a self-help book for those seeking assistance in managing combat stress and other post-deployment readjustment struggles.

 

 

In case you missed the forum, you can enjoy an audio recording and slideshow of the event here!