The Jobs for Veterans Act affords priority of service to covered veterans and eligible spouses over non-covered persons for the receipt of employment, training and placement services provided under new or existing job training programs funded in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
Services & Support
WorkSmart Network Services
We offer a host of career and training services to help veterans move into the workforce. We can help you match your military skills and experiences to other careers, up-skill for great paying jobs in growing industries, connect to available jobs in our region and access other workforce-related services to help you transition successfully. If you have served in the military, including the National Guard, please contact us to learn more.
Job Center of Wisconsin
Discover programs and services available to you by visiting the Job Center of Wisconsin website and click on the golden key to start. When you register on the Job Center of Wisconsin as a veteran, you will be able to begin experiencing veteran priority of service by accessing employment opportunities in advance of non-covered persons.
Veteran Employment Representatives
Veteran Employment Representatives are ready and available to assist veterans and eligible spouses in their employment search. From resume development to employment referrals, Veteran Employment Representatives can help you develop the edge you need to be successful in today’s job market.
Not sure where to start? Try these online resources for more information on additional services that may be available to you.
e-VETS Advisor | e-VETS Advisor offers access to more than 11,000 services and resources at the national, state and local levels. In addition to education, job training and employment, it provides information on benefits and compensation; family and caregiver support; health information; housing information; homeless assistance; and transportation and travel information.
Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs | The Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) was created to consolidate separate veterans programs under one agency and provide grants, loans and a variety of services to eligible Wisconsin veterans and their families.
State Benefits List | A listing from the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs that includes resources and links to education programs, employment assistance, job retraining grants, Veterans Assistant Program (VAP) benefits and services, and more.
Career One Stop: Keys to Success | The Key to Career Success campaign connects veterans and transitioning service members with high-quality career planning, training and job search resources available at local One-Stop Career Centers.
My Next Move | Developed as part of O*NET for the U.S. Department of Labor, My Next Move is a useful resource for searching for jobs by keyword, browsing industry listings or career interest exploration.
Vet Guide | A source for Federal employment information for our Veterans, transitioning service members, their families, Federal HR professionals and hiring managers from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. It includes information about the special rights and privileges, as well as the laws and regulations related to the recruitment and employment of veterans.
USAJOBS | The Federal jobs website.