WHAT TYPES OF RECRUITING ASSISTANCE ARE AVAILABLE? The following are among scores of organizations that match separated military families with private sector jobs. Their inclusion here is not an endorsement of their services, but is meant simply to provide you with an idea of the extent of resources available to you. Some services are free, some require payment – you’ll need to contact the individual source for further information or conduct your own search online.
Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) – In addition to ACAP centers on most Army bases, this program offers career fairs, jobs listings and online resources at: http://www.acap.army.mil
Corporate Gray -- Competitive Edge Services features Corporate Gray Job Fairs as well as the transitioning books "From Army Green to Corporate Gray", "From Navy Blue to Corporate Gray", and "From Air Force Blue to Corporate Gray." For information, visit the website at: http://www.bluetogray.com/.
The Destiny Group – An online recruit- ment network with a jobs database, monthly “Ready, Aim, Hire” career fairs and online resources at: http://www.destinygrp.com
Lucas Group – An executive search firm with the nation’s largest military placement division. In addition to offering jobs placement without charge to veterans, the group sponsors Military Hiring Conferences. Call 800-878-2013 Or visit their website: http://www.lucascareers.
Military Officers Association of America – Offers the TOPS Career Center with officers’ placement services, career fairs, products, publications and links to other online resources at
Military Recruiting Institute – The insti- tute specializes strictly in the placement of junior officers, and never charges a fee to veterans. It sponsors eight career conferences a year that focus on operations, engineering, sales and marketing, information technology, etc. Call 800-935-1904 or visit their website at www.jrofficer.com
Orion International– Orion holds between 28 and 50 major hiring conferences each year, and more than 100 mini conferences. They also offer vets direct placement services. Call 877- 276-7466 or visit their website at: http://www.orioninternational.com
TECHEXPO Top Secret – This organization sponsors career fairs for the security-cleared community. Monthly events in DC, VA, MD, CA, MA and CO attract defense contractors and government agencies nationwide. Active security clearance is required for most events. Visit their website at: http://www.TechExpoUSA.com
VetJobs.com – A private firm owned and operated by veterans for veterans that seeks to help companies, recruiting firms and hiring authorities to reach the veteran’s market by offering jobs listings and other resources. Call 877-838-5627 or visit online at http://www.vetjobs.com
http://www.moaa.org or call 800-234- 6622.