Private Sector

In 2014, the RAND Corporation conducted a survey of 100,000 Veterans hired through the efforts of the Veteran Jobs Mission, representing diverse industries, geographic locations, company sizes, and coalition tenures. Results revealed insights on the successes and challenges of Veteran hiring initiatives, and prompted recommendations on career development, mentoring and retention programs that are useful for Veterans and employers alike.

The Veteran Jobs Mission is the leading private-sector solution committed to hiring U.S. military Veterans and their spouses. Submit an application form to join our mission and get access to our network of companies and resources.

The Hiring our Heroes website has links to various initiatives for employers including mentoring Veteran job seekers, participating in hiring fairs and volunteering at workshops.

Operation IMPACT Network of Champions is partnership of companies sharing the same commitment to a mission to assist severely injured service members with their transition from the military to civilian careers.  Employers who are interested in supporting career opportunities for wounded warriors, are asked to contact Operation IMPACT at

Hero*Health*Hire is a coalition of health care companies focused on helping disabled Veterans find and retain meaningful employment. This website provides resources for organizations interested in hiring, retaining, and advancing wounded warriors’ careers in health care. 

This website provides employers with access to the US Business Leadership Network (BLN) whose mission is to help business drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace.  Employers interested in joining the network or accessing state focused BLN offices will find links and information here.                 

The USBLN® Disability Supplier Diversity Program® is the nation's leading third-party certifier of disability-owned business enterprises (DOBE®s), including companies owned by service-disabled Veterans. Links on this page provide employers with information regarding how supplier diversity is enhanced by including disability-owned business and how their organization can become a DSDP corporate member or partner. Potential suppliers may be referred to the organization to pursue certification.

This website provides employers with links to recruit and hire Veterans and access to best practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing Veterans via the Veteran Employment Leading Practices Tools for Engaging Talent toolkit.