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The Ohio National Guard Employment Enhancement Program (NGEEP) has employment support specialists throughout Ohio who develop relationships with employers, apprenticeships, and businesses seeking to train and hire Veterans, service members, and Military Family members.

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We work with employers throughout Ohio that provide competitive salaries and in-demand jobs. If you are unsure of which career or education path to pursue, use the Ohio Means Jobs and Ohio Labor Market Information link to compare careers and education options. The Ohio Means Jobs link will also take you to a Veteran/military link where you can find additional resources and     

Apprenticeship programs and skilled trades are some of the most sought after professions in Ohio. Through partnerships with state and local apprentice programs we can assist you in determining which industries meet your interests and needs. Us the Helmet to Hardhats and Apprentice Ohio links to explore skilled trade programs and resources.

ONG Transition Assistance Advisors maintain partnerships with key governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations that provide state and federal veteran benefits, employment services, wounded warrior support, VA healthcare and compensation and emergency financial assistance. 

Below is a list of vetted, quality employment assistance resources.

Ohio Means Jobs web site

Ohio Means Veterans Jobs ~ 888-296-7541
This online job search  network provides the ability for Service Members  to identify military-friendly employers by company or location and identify other resources that will help them  find employment or improve their career opportunities. Employers can log on to the website to advertise jobs  and search the network for potential veteran hires.

Ohio Dept of Job and Family Services Local One-Stops web site
Department of Job
& Family Services

Ohio Dept of Job and Family Services Ohio Means Jobs Centers ~
888-296-7541 (select Option #2)
Ohio has local Ohio Means Jobs Centers that assist job seekers, employers and youth with job search assistance, employee recruitment, job training, and much more. Veterans with challenges to employment maybe eligible for  more extensive employment support and services.

Advisor Net web site

ACP AdvisorNet
ACP AdvisorNet is an online community assisting Veterans in developing and achieving their professional goals by connecting them with business leaders from companies nationwide. Through their Q&A forum, Veterans can ask questions about career development, employment, and small business.

Hiring our Heroes - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Hiring Our Heroes.US Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.

National Resource Directory – Employment Center web site

Veterans Employment Center
Access tools and resources designed to help Veterans and transitioning Service members translate their military skills into new public or private sector careers. Learn how to identify your professional strengths, create and post résumés, achieve success in your next job, and more.

USA Jobs web site

USAJOBS is the Federal Government’s official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

Helmets to Hardhats
H2H provides links and information on apprentice and skilled trade programs across the nation and Ohio. It provides additional links, information and resources on all of the trades associated with the H2H program.


Apprentice Ohio
AO provides a link to all of the registered apprenticeship programs offered in Ohio. It allows individuals to explore different training programs and positions in some of the most in demand industries.