Hiring Veterans

Our North Carolina veterans have made immense sacrifices and after serving our country, many of these men and women including our National Guardsmen and Reservists return home to an uncertain future due to a tough job market. Let's help them make the transition from the military to a civilian career.

Helpful Resources as you Begin to Recruit our Heroes

NCWorks Online is the official job-search website of the Division of Workforce Solutions. Learn more about how the system can help you find talented workers.

Find out about obtaining Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) for hiring certain veterans.
Sign up to join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hiring our Heroes campaign to recruit veterans.
Learn about recruiting veterans and the benefits of hiring veterans at CareerOneStop.

America's Heroes at Work A U.S. Department of Labor initiative that addresses the employment challenges of returning service members and veterans living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Employers and workforce development staff can find Information and Tools to help returning service members and veterans living with TBI and/or PTSD succeed in the workplace.

This O*NET Resource Center Toolkit for Businesses provides information for employers and business regarding many human resource functions including job descriptions, human resource planning, organizational structure and design, career development and much more.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) works with all employers and all Guard and Reserve service members to inform them about the legal rights and responsibilities of employees returning to civilian jobs under the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).

A veteran who has recently returned from a tour of duty has special re-employment rights under federal law. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) provides benefits and guidance to protect civilian employment rights and benefits for veterans and members of National Guard and Reserve seeking re-employment with a former employer.


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