Allies In Service
*A DallasHR Partner*
Allies in Service is a Dallas-based non-profit organization dedicated to supporting veterans and their spouses in the areas of employment, housing, education and health care. We offer a personalized approach with our veterans, their spouses and community partners through education, resources and referrals to ensure a warm hand off takes place. Allies in Service provides outreach to community employers that show a genuine interest in hiring veterans for sustainable careers and offer our veterans and their spouses basic job preparation in the areas of resume review, mock interviews and general troubleshooting, to set the them up for success.
Allies in Service is proud to be partnered with DallasHR and the Workforce Readiness Committee and look forward to serving our veteran community together!
American Corporate Partners (ACP)
The ACP is a nationwide mentoring program dedicated to helping veterans transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce through mentoring, career counseling, and networking with professionals from some of America's finest corporations and select universities. ACP is not a jobs program, but a tool for networking and long-term career development. Those who have served on active duty since 2001 as well as the spouses of those service members severely wounded or killed in action are eligible to apply to be Protégés, and those with service-related disabilities will be given preference.
Job Connection Education Program (JCEP)
The JCEP helps National Guard Service Members and their spouses who are unemployed or underemployed find careers.
The special job search site hosted by Monster.com gives you accessto a better career search and educational opportunities to fine tune that search.
Texas Veterans Commission
The Texas Veterans Commission is committed to provide superior service through agency programs of claims assistance, employment services, education and grants that will significantly improve the quality of life of Texas veterans and their families.
TexVet: Partners Across Texas
TexVet is dedicated to providing veterans, military members and their families with equal access to information by collecting federal, state, and local Veteran Service Organization (VSO) information. TexVet has created an online Veterans Service Provider Network (VSPN).
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (EGSR)
The Texas EGSR seeks to create a culture in which all American employers support and value the military service of their employees. Visit the EGSR site for links to resources for National Guard and Reserve members in search of employment.
Additional Articles and Resources
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My Next Move.org - For Veterans
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Military-to-Civilian Job Search
Personalized Job Matching In Texas
Make Sure Your Resume Contains Primary Skills/Key Words
What are Resume Key Words?
Words You Should Not Use on Your Resume
How to Utilize Social Media in Your Job Search
About.com - Social Networking Sites: Top Social Networking Sites for Job Searching
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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job
Preparing For Your Interview
Prepare for The Behavioral Interview
Do Your Homework Before the Big Interview
Nonverbal Communications: Escape the Pitfalls
Job Interview Prep Sheet
How to Dress for An Interview
Key Words for Electronic Resume/Application Submission
Getting Back into the Workforce
Resume Creation and Job Cycle
Behavioral Interviewing Tips