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Government Employment Resources
Builders Supply Association Job Bank
Check out the employment opportunities on the job bank of the Builders Supply Association.

Post your resume, keep your resume private or searchable by employers, get job recommendations based on your resume, let employers find you in the database and apply to jobs faster.

Corporate America Supports You (CASY) and Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN)
Corporate America Supports you (CASY) is a nonprofit which focuses on employment readiness training programs, job placement solutions and no-cost services to all veterans, transitioning military and war wounded veterans.  Their mission is to provide no-cost employment readiness, vocational training, and one-on-one job placement services for National Guard, Reserves, transitioning service members, veterans, military spouses, homeless female veterans, war wounded and caregivers of war wounded.  Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) and Corporate America Supports You (CASY) are sister organizations with the same goals, but MSCCN focuses more on military spouses.  MSCCN is a nonprofit which focuses on employment readiness training programs, job placement solutions and no-cost services to all military-affiliated spouses, retired military spouses and caregivers to war wounded heroes.

Federal Grants Wire
Federal Grants Wire is a free resource for federal grants, government grants and loans. We will not be able to answer specific information about the federal grants we list. We encourage you to contact the appropriate agency that sponsors the grant in the event you need more information.

Military.com is one of the largest Internet job boards and social networking site for veterans. The website comes fully equipped with blogs, discussion boards, job posts, a resume builder, tips, free business card tools, career fair directory and much more. In addition, Military.com partnered with Monster, connecting employers to veterans.

Military Connection
Military Connection is a woman-owned business located in Simi Valley, California, near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. We have been in business since 1999. We take great pride in assisting many military charities. Our mission is to serve the active military including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, the Reserves including Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Reserve and the National Guard. We are also honored to serve Veterans, retirees, DoD civil servants and their spouses and dependents.

The MilitaryHire.com site has been developed and is maintained by a team of both military veterans and corporate hiring authorities. It is a network where former military personnel can seek careers and utilize their professional skills. The site is sanctioned by the U.S. Army Association and the National Guard Association.

Thousands of employers search for resumes on Monster every day. Help them find yours. Post a public resume today.

O*Net Online
Tool for career exploration and job analysis.  O*NET On-Line has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more!

Quintessential Careers
Quintessential Careers is the ultimate career, job, and college site, offering comprehensive free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as serving as a directory of links to all the best job sites. Special sections for teens, college students, and all other job-seekers (by industry, geography, and job-seeker type) make this site a comprehensive resource for all.

REALifelines: Veterans’ Employment and Career Transition Advisor
This Advisor offers guidance for veterans on finding a job, returning to a pre-service employer, working for the Federal government, benefits and other support services, and assistance for family members. It also offers specific information for wounded warriors, including guidance on job accommodations.

Think Beyond the Label
The site allows employers to calculate the return on investment (ROI) for hiring a worker with disability.

U.S. Small Business Administration
Guidance for your business, financing your business and applying for government contracts is found on Veteran and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned page.

Veterans Business Outreach Centers provide services such as mentoring, training, business preparation and more, exclusively for veterans.

As a veteran, you may qualify for government contracting. Obtaining government contracts is an excellent way to grow a small business. If you are a Service Disabled Veteran-owned business, you may be able to become a part of the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern program.

West Virginia District Office
320 West Pike Street Suite 330
Clarksburg, WV 26301

Charleston Branch Office
405 Capitol Street Suite 412
Charleston, WV 25301

The Department of Veteran Affairs provides Vetbiz.gov, a free, informational website that gives budding veteran entrepreneurs the tools they need to succeed. Mentoring, coaching and vendor directories are only a few of the tools made available. With limited skills, it could be daunting for a young veteran, fresh out of the army to think of starting his or her own business. However, many veterans are doing just that with Vetbiz.com establishing the foundation.

Veteran's Guide to Getting Hired

VetJobs.com allows both veteran and prospective employer to post ads on the site. Veterans can also take a career advisor evaluation valued at $250 free-of-charge.

West Virginia Military Incentive Program
This website containing detailed information about the WV Tax Credit program that provides private employers who hire unemployed members of the National Guard, reserves and disabled veterans with a credit against their WV Corporate Income Taxes. To obtain a certificate of eligibility, contact the local WorkForce WV office.

West Virginia Society of Human Resource Managers
Information relative to Human Resource Managers in West Virginia.  Some information of HR job availability in the state.  Most information is restricted to members of SHRM.