Veterans have some different challenges when looking for work after transitioning out of the service. These are some useful links.
Military to Civilian Translators
Home Depot skills translator
This translator looks at which branch of the services you belong to, your pay grade and job title and says what skills you would have in civilian life e.g. “The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force serves as a member of the Commander-in-Chief’s staff to advise and assist in matters concerning Air Force enlisted members.”
US Chamber of Commerce Resume Builder
“The Personal Branding Resume Engine™ will translate your military record into a strong resume that civilian employers can understand. Once completed, your resume can be viewed by hundreds of employers using the Resume Engine to look for qualified job candidates.”
Veterans Career Transition Program
I came across this website via a LinkedIn group. It offers a number of certifications, including PMP.
American Corporate Partners – Offers mentorships with a number of large corporations. Service is limited to Post 9/11 vets and surviving spouses or spouses of severely wounded Post 9/11 veterans.
Hire Heroes USA – Offer resume writing, job search advice and career transition assistance. Verification by DD214 is needed.
Workforce Opportunity Services – Offer training programs that can lead to employment following graduation from the program. Limited to Post 9/11 veterans.
JobHero.com – A fab site with an amazing list of resources for veterans