Working & Careers

With an unemployment rate hovering below 3.1%, the help wanted signs are plentiful in Nebraska. Whether you are pursuing your first civilian job, a technical career requiring specialized training, or a position that requires advanced study, you will find abundant opportunities across the state, in small towns and large cities. 5.0We don’t like to brag, so we encourage you to listen to what others have to say about career potential in the Cornhusker State.

  • Nebraska is Home to 5 Fortune 500 Companies
  • Nebraska is Home to the College World Series
  • Nebraska’s Cornhusker Football Team has a National Leading 310 CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-Americans

If you need to acquire new skills or simply refine the ones you have, Nebraska also offers abundant educational and training opportunities. Many of our leading organizations and institutions retain staff dedicated to helping military veterans transition their military skill sets into private-sector opportunities.

  • Nebraska: 2nd Best Employment Leader in America, Business Facilities, 2013
  • Nebraska: 2nd Best State for Job Seekers, AOL Jobs/Career, 2013
  • Nebraska: 4th Best State for Business, CNBC, 2013

slide1If you are more inclined to start your own business than to work for someone else, Nebraska has a growing entrepreneurial support structure. A growing network of professional not-for- profit support groups offer entrepreneurs technical assistance, marketing support and business financing expertise. In November 2014 and 2015, Invest Nebraska Corporation will be hosting new business competitions for military veterans. Winners of these competitions will be awarded with start-up seed investments.

The following websites provide you with an opportunity to search for available career opportunities and entrepreneurial support in the Cornhusker State. If you don’t find what you are looking for, let us know and we will work diligently to connect you with the right opportunity.

Average ACT Scores 22.1 20.9
Average Commute Times 17.9 25.2
Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing $126,700 $181,400
Violent Crimes Per 100,000 259.4 386.9
Adult Population Completing 90.40% 85.70%
2012 Per Capita GDP (’05 $) $44,943 $42,784.0


Nebraska Works
State of Nebraska Jobs
Nebraska Bankers Association Banking Jobs
Aim Institute – CareerLink


Career Bum (Central Nebraska)
We Have Jobs (Western Nebraska)


Advance Services
Associated Staffing
C&A Industries
Eggers Consulting
Oasis Staffing
Preferred Partners
RTG Medical
Talent Plus


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