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Feb 1 2018

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Job Seekers

Veterans job search

Virginia Workforce Connection

The Virginia Workforce Connection (VAWC) is your online source to connect with potential employers, search for jobs, find training opportunities, and research wage data along with industry and occupational trends.

Labor Market Information

Our Labor Market Information can help you find answers to common questions, such as:

  • How much can I make in an occupation?
  • What types of training programs are available?
  • Is this occupation in demand?

For Job Seekers.

Veterans Success Stories

We would love to hear your success story!


Veterans job search

Veterans from all periods of military service are eligible for job referral, job training and job placement assistance through the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC).

Unemployment Claims

Are you recently unemployed? Visit the Virginia Unemployment Online Claims System to do one of the following:

  • File a new claim for unemployment benefits
  • Reopen an existing claim after a break has occurred in your weekly request for payments.
  • File a partial Claim
  • File your Continued / Weekly claim for benefits.
  • Electronic Payment Method – Debit Card/Direct Deposit
  • Download a 1099-G

Information for Job Seekers

Upcoming Job Fairs

  • Faneuil – Toll Collector Hiring Event – November 22, 2017 – Alexandria
  • New York Life Hiring Event – August 23, 2017 – Norfolk
  • Top Guard Security Job Fair – May 4, 2017 – Norfolk
  • Faneuil – Toll Collector Hiring Event – November 27, 2017 – Alexandria
  • Aerotek Hiring Event – October 10, 2017 – Norfolk
  • Faneuil – Toll Collector Hiring Event – November 29, 2017 – Alexandria
  • New York Life Hiring Event – August 23, 2017 – Norfolk


Job Seeker Assistance

Resources on Federal Bonding, Virginia Civil Rights Restoration, and Public Assistance available to ex-offenders.

Explore careers, self-assessment, find resources for career education training by 17 regions in Virginia dn 16 different job families (designed for middle high school students and parents).

Provides a comprehensive index of federal legislation, rules and regulations impacting workforce compliance and oversight issues.

State Monitor Advocate

Any complaints relating to the provision of services to job seekers or employers should be sent to:

State Monitor Advocate

Virginia Employment Commission – Room 308

Attn: Michelle Castellow Abraham

703 East Main Street,

Richmond, VA 23219

Services by VEC Partners

Veterans job search

Formerly the Virginia Workforce Network, Elevate VA is run by the Virginia Board of Workforce Development and consists of eight partnering agencies with the mission of connecting individuals to work providing business with a skilled workforce.

Check to see if you are eligible for services:

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