Information for Veterans Seeking Employment

If you plan to seek civilian employment after your career in the military, mention this during your transition interview.

Other federal programs

Veterans Affairs Canada has widened the area of selection to identify experience in the Canadian Armed Forces as an asset qualification. Many other government departments do the same thing.

Public Sector Resources

Government of Canada: Job Bank and Veterans

Job Bank is the Government of Canada’s free, bilingual and accessible on-line job board that offers employers and job seekers a number of services such as Job Search, Job Match, Job Alerts, and a variety of labour market information resources. Recent enhancements introduced a specific landing page for Veterans and employers seeking Veterans making the navigation much more user-friendly and also include resources and tools to help employers and organizations that help Veterans in transitioning to civilian employment.

Please visit Job Bank for more information or for assistance in using this powerful platform to advertise their employment/career opportunities for veterans.

MOSID to National Occupancy Code Equivalency Tool (MNET)

MNET is a Government of Canada interdepartmental collaboration of Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC), Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC), and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) provides employers with the ability to better understand CAF occupations and their related civilian occupation, including Knowledge, Skills’ and Aptitudes that CAF transitioning members and veterans bring to the labour market in Canada.

Military Employment Transition Program

The Military Employment Transition Program is a partnership between Canada Company, the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada established to help Veterans find jobs after they leave the military.

Helmets to Hardhats

Helmets to Hardhats Canada assists Veterans in finding employment in the construction industry.

Helmets to Hardhats Fact Sheet.

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Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur

The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur is a national program for Canadian Armed Forces Veterans interested in realizing their dream of becoming a business owner.

Veterans Transition Advisory Council

The Veterans Transition Advisory Council brings together industry leaders and government with the goal of helping Veterans transition into meaningful jobs in the private sector.

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