The Employment Readiness Program can assist and provide resources for the following: resume building, job search, interviewing techniques and dress for success. Contact our office to speak to a counselor!

Local Employment ResourcES

Transition Assistance Program (TAP)
The mission of the TAP is to deliver a world-class transition program for America’s Army that empowers members to make informed career decisions that enhances lives, communities and our nation. Retiring Soldiers may begin TAP services two years before retirement. All Soldiers will begin TAP services no later than one year before the separation date recorded on DD Form 214. Family members of eligible Soldiers can also receive TAP services.

Arizona@Work, Sierra Vista Comprehensive Job Center
For jobseekers throughout the state, Arizona@Work provides services and resources to pursue employment opportunities. It is a public and private partnership with 12 regional areas and 47 local offices, all working together through one organization and all sharing one mission - providing innovative workforce solutions to employers and job seekers. Through the support of federal funding, these services are provided at no charge.

Goodwill Job Connection
The Goodwill Job Connection Center offers assistance with online job search, resumes, cover letters, interview prep, help with access to resources like transportaion and much more. The career development specialist is available five days a week to help individuals find their next job. The Job Connection Centers are fully funded by the Goodwill thrift stores.

federal jobseekers resources

Search federal job vacancies, create your own account, build a federal resume, and get job vacancies sent to your inbox.

Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Look through federal hiring FAQs and learn about the Government Service classification system and qualification standards.

The Resume Place
The Resume Place writing team crafts an average of 1,500 resumes per year. The company's website is visited by 15,000 jobseekers daily. Kathryn Troutman and her staff teach federal resume writing in more than 50 federal agencies each year. View free federal resume samples, sign up for webinars and get personalized resume-writing assistance and interview preparation (fees may be incurred for some services).

O*NET Online
Explore careers and analyze detailed job descriptions from a wide variety of industries. Get help detailing previous work experience to put on a federal resume.

  • Crosswalks: Search codes or job titles from the Occupation Handbook, Dictionary of Occupational Titles and Military Job Descriptions.

Fully Automated System for Classification is a centralized database with all of the Army's position descriptions.

Additional websites for veterans

Feds Hire Vets
Find information and training resources, as well as helpful links about Veterans' Preference and information on how federal jobs are filled.

OPM Vet Guide
Learn about Veterans' Preference, including service credits and special appointing authorities.

VA Benefits
Access information on education and career counseling, or the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program.

spouse employment resources

Feds Hire Vets (information for family members)
Helpful article describing military spouse preference, derived preference, eligibility and information on how federal jobs are filled.

Spouse Education and Career Opportunitites (SECO)
Explore resources available for education and licensing as part of the Department of Defense's initiative to improve spouses' employment readiness.