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Veterans Services Feds Hire Vets

Federal Employment Information

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management, in coordination with its strategic partners; The Departments of Defense, Labor, and Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security launched the Feds Hire Vets website in January 2010.

The objective of the website is to provide a one-stop site with accurate and relevant Federal employment information specifically for Veterans, transitioning military service members, their families, and Federal hiring officials. 

The Council on Veterans Employment updates the President on the progress of the Veterans Employment Initiative.

The Council on Veterans Employment updates the President on the progress of the Veterans Employment Initiative.

Site Highlights

  • Customized employment information tailored to specific audiences (i.e. Veterans, Military Spouses, HR, etc.)
  • News section highlighting career opportunities around the country and updates on Council on Veteran Employment activities
  • Federal Employment Data on Veterans in the Executive Branch
  • Platform for Veterans to share Federal employment success stories with other Veterans
  • Testimonials about the value of Veterans from Federal hiring managers and Veterans
  • Calendar of events and employment workshops conducted by OPM and others 

Council agency members frequently use Feds Hire Vets social media to specifically target veterans for noncompetitive hiring under the special hiring authorities such as the Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), 30% or more disabled veteran appointment, Veteran Equal Opportunity Act (VEOA) appointment, and the Schedule A appointing authority for people with disabilities. 

Note:

Site surveys conducted on FedsHireVets.gov by ForeSee have indicated that this site is comparable or slightly better in customer satisfaction and usability with similar site in government and private sector. 

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