Veteran Friendly Companies and Resources for Veterans
(the following has been provided by veteran representatives who reached out to New Mexico Workforce Connection and asked us to share their information as a resource. New Mexico Workforce Connection is not liable for any negative experiences from any of the following websites)
Below you will find a list of companies that are “veteran friendly”. There is also a list of free resources and programs for veterans.
Go to www.TADPGS.com enter your resume and review the available jobs. If there are any that you feel you are qualified for, apply immediately on the website.
Find work using skills gained in the military at https://silentprofessionals.org
Companies with Veteran Friendly Hiring Programs
TAD PGS Inc: http://TADPGS.com
CN Railroad: http://jobs.cn.ca/en/WhyWorkatCN.sn#.VwaA6HqHqYt
GEO Group: http://geogroup.com/hiringheroes
Marsh & McLennan Companies: http://www.mmc.com/join-us/overview.html
Patterson-Uti Drilling: http://www.patenergy.com/
Performance Contractors: http://www.performance-br.com/careers.html
TMC Transportation: http://www.tmctrans.com/drive-for-tmc/military-veterans.aspx
Waste Management: https://www.wm.com/careers/career-paths/transitioning-military.jsp
Resources available for Veterans
Military Discounts: http://www.military.com/discounts
Free online education for veterans http://vets.syr.edu/education/employment-programs/
VA Compensation and Benefits: http://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/
Training in Cyber Security: https://w2cw.org
Syracuse University Programs and Services: https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/our-programs/
CDL training and hiring assistance with C. R. England: https://www.crengland.com
Wireless technician training and placement: http://www.warriors4wireless.com
Renewable energy job training program: http://bit.ly/18By5bM
Funding for veteran start-up businesses: http://www.brothersfund.org/
The SBA's website has a section aimed at veterans who are business owners or planning to start businesses: http://www.sba.gov/veterans.
Veteran Resources in your area: http://bit.ly/1fbdmnu
www.vetjobs.com provides another excellent resource
You may be eligible for retraining programs such as the Vocational Rehabilitation
For information on your VA benefits, go to http://www.benefits.va.gov/benefits/.
National Resource Directory: https://nrd.gov/
My Next Move: https://www.mynextmove.org/vets/
Recruit Military Events: https://success.recruitmilitary.com/events
If you know a vet in crisis, convince them to call the veteran crisis line. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their loved ones with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255.