In the U.S., today, Friday (November 11, 2016) is Veterans Day, a national holiday honoring those who have served in nation’s armed services. Most banks and government services are close for the holiday. 


At SmallBusiness.com, we use Veteran’s Day as an opportunity to remind our users that we have many links to resources developed for veterans who own small businesses, or who want to start one.

We also link to resources for employers who want to hire veterans, recognizing the not only their service but the skills, discipline, and other attributes that vets developed while serving.

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Memorial Day: Honoring Those Who Made the Final Sacrifice; Hiring Those Who Served

If every company with 10 to 99 employees hired just one veteran, every unemployed vet would have a job and all of those businesses would have great new employees.

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Five Traits of Military Veterans That Make Them Great Employees

Every veteran has had experience being both a leader and a follower, of taking the initiative and also of following the chain of command.

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Resources That Help Small Businesses Find and Hire Veterans

Military veterans are great workers to hire when your business has an opening. Here are groups that will help you find candidates.

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Resources for a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

If your company is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), it may be eligible for set-asides in federal contracts.

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We’re Proud to Salute National Veterans Small Business Week

Leading up to Veteran’s Day (11.11.2015), The Small Business Administration is sponsoring National Veterans Small Business Week today through Friday, Nov. 2-6.

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State Government Agencies That Encourage Business Ownership by Military Veterans

State government agencies that help veterans access benefits, run programs related to the employment of veterans, and encourage business ownership by military veterans.

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8 SBA Resources to Help Veterans Start and Run Businesses | 2013

We encourage small businesses to hire veterans. And for veterans who want to create jobs, we encourage them to look into these SBA programs that assist vets who want to start or already have created businesses.