Jannet Walsh

Veteran or spouse of veteran? Find next job, career. . .

In Money, Workforce on March 15, 2011 at 6:00 am


By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

If you served our country in the U.S. Military, or a spouse of a veteran, than there are special employment services waiting for you.

Below is a list of how to qualify for help along with links to the nearest workforce centers in Minnesota to start your job search.

Qualify for veterans employment services you must:
•Have served more than 180 consecutive days on active duty (not for Reserve or National Guard training) and been discharged or released with other than a dishonorable discharge, OR
•Have served on active duty and been released because of a service-connected disability, illness or injury, OR
•Have been a member of a reserve component under an order to active duty, served on active duty during war or in a campaign or expedition, and been discharged or released from duty with other than dishonorable discharge, OR
•Be the spouse of any veteran living or deceased who qualifies for benefits.

Click here to learn more about services for U.S. Veterans looking for help.

Find the nearest workforce center in Minnesota to help in your job search, veteran or non-veteran.

Learn about the Minnestoa job fair for veterans

About Jannet Walsh
Working in media and public relations during recession-high unemployment rates in Florida at Workforce Connection, a regional workforce board, Walsh worked on workforce education, training and unemployment topics in Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties in Florida. She also wrote on topics related to workforce issues for both employers and job candidates as a columnist and was a contributor to the 2010 Great Communicator Award for an Institution awarded to Workforce Connection from the Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Society. Read full biography of Jannet Walsh.

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Native Minnesotan Jannet Walsh is a blogger, columnist, journalist, photojournalist, terrier owner, hula hooper and more! Contact her at jwalsh@wctrib.com Click here to view full biography. View her other blog at http://jannetwalsh.blogspot.com/.
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