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Kentucky Veterans Employment, Training and Support Program (KyVETS)

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The Kentucky Veterans Employment Training and Support Program (KyVETS) collaborates with companies, chambers of commerce, community organizations, military installations and state agencies to develop a strategic talent pipeline for veteran employment and recruitment opportunities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Serving as a platform for “Veteran Employment Advocacy and Training”, KyVETS strives to breakdown cultural barriers and obstacles many veterans face when navigating the civilian workforce environment. 

For more information, email KyVets@ky.gov

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KyVets Tool Kit - Designed to lead Kentucky veterans to a successful long term career pathway. This tool kit will aid a veteran no matter your starting point. Whether you want to update your resume, effectively seek employment, or improve your workforce skills, you will have the resources you need to reach their career goal n the database and request employment assistance. - Email KyVets@ky.gov.

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Employment Resources for Veterans

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KY Personnel Cabinet:
Focus Career Kentucky:


Employers  Resources and Tool Kit for Hiring Veterans

Veterans bring valuable skills and experience from their military service to your workforce. This toolkit is designed to help you better understand how Veterans can be valuable assets to your company. You can also learn more about how hiring Veterans may benefit your organization, its mission, and bottom line.

Interested in hiring a veteran? Please email any position vacancies to KyVets@ky.gov

Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS):
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E):

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC):

                                                          Military.com: https://www.military.com/veteran-jobs/skills-translator                               Google: https://grow.google/programs/veterans-commitment/#?modal_active=none

On-the Job Training and Apprenticeship Opportunities:

                                                               i.      American Apprenticeship Initiative: http://www.doleta.gov/oa/aag.cfm

                                                             ii.      DoD SkillBridge: http://www.dodskillbridge.com/#companies

                                                           iii.      Licensing and Certifications: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/licensing_certification.asp

 U.S. Dept. of Labor VETS Employer Guides to Hiring Veterans:

US Department of Labor VETS Employer Guide to Hiring Veterans (31 Jan 2017). (Active Links)

US Department of Labor VETS Employer-Guide-to-Hiring-Veterans (As of May 08, 2020)


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