SCORE is dedicated to helping Veteran entrepreneurs translate military skills into business success. SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Their network of more than 10,000 mentors can meet with you via phone, video, or email to answer your business questions and guide you through start-up or growth planning. Some of the mentors also served in the military. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them, too. They can help you navigate available services, funding opportunities, government contracts, and more. With your tenacity and the knowledge of the SCORE mentors, your business can thrive and grow. Take advantage of the resources available to create the best business strategies for you.
Click here for more information about SCORE.
SCORE is offering a webinar for Veterans on November 17. Click here to register.
Check out resources created especially for Veteran business owners in Meta Boost’s Military and Veterans Hub. The Hub provides resources and digital skills training, spotlights veteran-owned small business success stories, and offers additional resources for networking and finding jobs
The NJ Department of Labor can help Veterans seeking jobs. Veterans receive first priority referral to all job and training opportunities for which they qualify. DOL staff specialists help veterans find suitable jobs and opportunities, as well as:
- enroll in free job search workshops
- develop a resume
- learn about career training programs
- get help understanding the array of benefits available through the Veterans Administration and state and local government agencies
The Small Business Administration Office of Veterans Business Development offers many resources.
Assistance is available for Veteran-owned businesses to obtain government contracts.