Career Preparation

Preparing for Your Career
Personal/Skills Assessment Web Sites
Financial Education

Preparing for Your Career

The National Archives are the official repository for record of the United States military and other government agencies.  These records include Career Trax is designed to assist with get going on the part of your job search that has you stuck. Whether it's deciding what you want to do next, research, setting goals, or executing your plan, Career Trax can help.

Operation Hero for Hire is a initiative with a single objective: help US veterans get jobs.
Cover Letter Templates provides tips and templates for different career fields.
LiveCareer Resume Tips gives tips on how to build each section and at the bottom, there are links to help with more job-specific resumes

Learn How to Become provides an overview of how to start a career in a wide variety of fields to include Arts and Humanities; Business; Computer; Education; Engineering; and Medical. 

Personal/ Skills Assessment Web Sites

Assessment centers provide assistance for identifying vocational skills and interests. Local colleges may provide the most cost-effective assessment opportunities; however, online assessments are available at the following

Career One Stop
Personality Online

Financial Education  

The Veterans’ Guide to Financial Success. A life in uniform certainly isn’t easy, but hanging up your boots presents its own challenges—many of them financial. From landing a job to planning for retirement, here’s how to make coming home really pay off. 
VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personnel.