For Employers

Why Hire Veterans

Veterans have knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them to create value for civilian employers. These characteristics include:

  • Leadership skills
  • Disciplined approach to work
  • Ability to collaborate successfully in teams
  • Respect and integrity
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Adaptability
  • Perseverance
  • Communication skills
  • Strong technical skills

For information on the tax benefits of hiring veterans, please visit the IRS website. And to read testimonials from employers who currently work with U.S.VETS Career Network, visit the Success Stories page of this website.

Our Results: By the Numbers

More than 13,000 veterans placed into gainful employment since 1993.
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Veterans placed in fiscal year 2016: 794
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Average starting salary of veterans placed nationally in 2016: $48,000
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Total combined salaries from 2016-2017: $190,870,186
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Number of new employer partners made in the last fiscal year: 200

How the Program Works

U.S.VETS Career Network seeks partnerships with companies that will provide long-term employment and professional growth for veterans.

Working directly with recruiters and human resource managers, we connect skilled veterans with access to the hidden job market.

Veterans we refer have all the qualifications, certifications, transferrable skills and experiences they need to succeed in the roles that employers offer.

To ensure veterans' continued success, we follow up with them at regular intervals during their first year of employment, ensuring retention.

Fill out the form below to obtain more information on employing veterans through U.S.VETS Career Network.

Key Benefits of Working With U.S.VETS Career Network
  • Pre-screened job applicants
  • Candidates who are well-prepared for the interview process
  • Candidates who are trained in soft skills
  • Access to veterans who have recently graduated from college
  • Access to highly qualified veterans who are new to the L.A. area
  • Ongoing support for job retention

Find out more about becoming a U.S.VETS Career Network Employer

Bring skilled employees to your organization, while contributing to the diversity and inclusion of the workforce. Partner with us now.

Interested in starting a veterans hiring initiative at your workplace? Contact us for more information.
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  • Company Name
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  • When are you looking to hire?
  • How many people are you looking to hire?

Employer Testimonials

  • I would like to thank U.S.VETS for supporting LAUSD’s initiative to hire military veterans as classroom teachers. Your continued assistance in screening eligible veterans, testing and credentialing support, and hosting of hiring events has directly led to hiring over 50 veterans.

    Juan Puentes

    Los Angeles Unified School District

  • I would like to recognize and give my heartfelt thanks to the U.S.VETS team for the support and quick response in assisting our recently hired veterans. Because of the supportive services, collaboration with other veteran service organizations and the orchestrating of multiple meetings, hiring events, livescans, resume writing and coaching sessions, we were able to make six offer letters for Post 9-11 veterans. These veterans will start working with Allied Universal at the Northrop Grumman secured site in Palmdale.

    Julie De La Mora

    Northrop Grumman-Regional Recruiter

Our Top Employer Partners, by Industry:

Health & Science
  • Grifols
  • Cedars-Sinai
  • UCLA Health
  • Kaiser
  • Memorial Hospital of Gardena
  • East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital
  • Coast Plaza Hospital
  • Community Hospital of Huntington Park
Information Technology
  • Spectrum
  • Best Buy
  • My Eye Media
  • Activision
  • Apex Systems
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Bay Alarms
  • Verizon
  • T-Mobile
  • ZipRecruiter
  • Encorps
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Grand Canyon University
  • West Coast University
  • California State University Los Angeles
  • Pepperdine University
  • Deloitte
  • Accenture
  • PWC
Engineering & Defense
  • Raytheon
  • Boeing
  • Teledyne Controls
  • RBC Aerospace Bearings
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Marvin Engineering
  • SCS Engineers
  • Allied Universal
  • General Atomics
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • AC&A Engineering
Human Services
  • PRIDE Industries
  • Youth Policy Institute
  • Volunteers Of America
  • Up2Us Sports
  • JVS
  • PATH
  • Hire Heroes USA
  • Goodwill
  • Salvation Army
Business & Finance
  • Wells Fargo
  • City National Bank
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Farmers Insurance
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Bank of America
Skilled Trades
  • Avalon Bay Communities
  • Varco Decking
  • PCL Construction
  • Parsons
  • Turner
Multiple Industries / Employment Opportunities
  • Fox Network
  • STAPLES Center
  • CalVet
  • Telecu
  • Live Nation / House of Blues
  • Amazon
  • Starbucks
  • Rogers & Cowan
  • NBCUniversal
  • Hilton Group
  • Paramount Pictures
  • CBS
Transportation, Environment & Energy
  • Southern California Edison
  • SoCal Gas
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Valero
  • Metro
  • Trillium Drivers
  • BMW