G.I. Jobs- The Best Blog For Military Veterans

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G.I. Jobs- The Best Blog For Military Veterans.

Want to catch up on the latest from G.I. Jobs? You’ve come to the best blog for military veterans. Here are our latest and greatest articles, guaranteed to arm you with the info you need to help you transition to a civilian career you’ll love.

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  • franchising
  • franchising

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Franchising

Be honest with yourself before starting a franchise.

  • cup of joe
  • cup of joe

How the Term ‘Cup of Joe’ Came From the Navy

Have you ever wondered where the term came from?

  • banking-jobs
  • banking-jobs

Banking Jobs for Veterans: A Brief Overview

Banks offer many diverse roles for veterans.

  • birthday in the military
  • birthday in the military

6 Reasons Why You Don’t Say It’s Your Birthday in the Military

Happy Birthday? No such thing.

  • ETSU
  • ETSU

ETSU Receives Veteran Reconnect Grant

ETSU is being better for their veterans.

  • hipsters
  • hipsters

7 Pieces of Military Gear Hipsters Would Love

You hate it, so of course they'd love it.

  • space force
  • space force

5 Things that Might Suck About Being In Space Force

It wouldn't be all good stuff.

  • purple heart recipients
  • purple heart recipients

Purple Heart Recipients Exempt from G.I. Bill Transfer Rules

It's a way to honor their sacrifice

  • employment success
  • employment success

Employment Success After the Military

Thought leader and veteran advocate, Eddie Dunn, shares his tips for post-military employment success.

  • new rambo movie
  • new rambo movie

6 Countries Rambo Should Visit in the New Movie

He's back...By Blake Stilwell

A Tribute to 9/11 from VIQTORY

Over the past 17 years, each of our separate experiences has put us on the path to serve veterans together. We are a team that cares, a team with a vision to provide opportunity, and a team with a foundation set by values that have been fortified by the ways this day has impacted each of us.

  • helpful habits
  • helpful habits

7 Helpful Habits Veterans Shouldn’t Leave Behind

It's easy to forget how productive you were.

  • types of troops
  • types of troops

The 7 Best Troops to be Tight With

Stay on their good side.

  • best IT jobs
  • best IT jobs

These are the Two Best IT Jobs for Veterans

Secure your future with an IT Job

  • 9/11 attacks
  • 9/11 attacks

This is How Airmen Secured the Skies During the 9/11 Attacks

Some were ready to make the ultimate sacrifice...by Katie Lange, U.S DoD

  • https://www.wearethemighty.com/military-culture/how-to-be-veteran-boot
  • https://www.wearethemighty.com/military-culture/how-to-be-veteran-boot

5 Ways You Can Still Be a ‘Boot’ as a Veteran

Don't be "that person."....By David Grove

  • certification or degree
  • certification or degree

How to Choose Between a Certification and Degree

Which is better for you?...By Josh Atkinson

  • recruitment ads
  • recruitment ads

The Most Hilariously Bad Recruitment Ads for Each Branch

Putting those recruitment dollars to good use.

  • most decorated soldier
  • most decorated soldier

5 Facts About the Most Decorated Soldier in History

It's an incredible story.

  • professional-development
  • professional-development

4 Ways to Jump Start Your Professional Development

Be proactive in your professional development.

  • Best Beards in Military History
  • Best Beards in Military History

The 5 Best Beards in Military History

Everyone can appreciate a good face sweater.

  • Seal Team 6
  • Seal Team 6

6 Awesome Facts About the Man Who Created SEAL Team 6

An Operator's Operator... By Blake Stilwell

  • military suck
  • military suck

5 Types of Military Suck We All Love to Hate

Embrace it.

  • space program
  • space program

How a $30 Million Sandwich Almost Derailed the Space Program

To be fair, corned beef is delicious...By Blake Stilwell

  • marine habits
  • marine habits

5 Effective Marine Habits That Will Improve Your Life

These habits help Marines be efficient and effective...By David Grove

  • life after the military
  • life after the military

Tips to Thrive in Life After the Military

Chaunte Myers, Co-Founder & CEO of Centurion Military Alliance: Tips to prepare you for your civilian life.

  • military barracks
  • military barracks

6 Awesome Things You’ll Find in Military Barracks

That hot tub does look great.

  • veteran employment
  • veteran employment

Roadmap to Veteran Employment

By Sarah Brigman... Arizona employers team up with military, government agencies to address career challenges for the state’s service members and veterans

  • monitoring comms
  • monitoring comms

6 of the Funniest Things You Heard While Monitoring Comms

Troops say the darndest things.

  • medal of honor
  • medal of honor

This Medic Earned the Medal of Honor Fighting Barehanded

This is the definition of getting your hands dirty... By Blake Stilwell

  • finance jobs
  • finance jobs

4 Growing Jobs for Veterans in Finance

Interested in a job in finance? Check out these 4 options.

  • while serving
  • while serving

6 Photos Veterans Wish They Took While On Active Duty

If you're a badass in the military and you didn't take a picture, did it really happen?

  • property management jobs
  • property management jobs

Property Management Jobs are Trending Up for Veterans

See why property management jobs are awesome for veterans

  • what spaceforce will look like
  • what spaceforce will look like

This is What Spaceforce Will Actually Look Like

They should certainly have the ability to "comb the desert." By Blake Stilwell

  • titanic was discovered
  • titanic was discovered

How the Titanic Was Discovered on a Navy Operation

They killed two birds with one stone.

  • military dogs
  • military dogs

Why an Award for Military Dogs is Long Overdue

They do a lot of important, dangerous work

  • flooring installation jobs
  • flooring installation jobs

Jobs for Veterans in Flooring and Tile Installation

It's a rapidly growing field

  • first civilian job
  • first civilian job

6 Types of People to Avoid at Your First Civilian Job

It's all about who you surround yourself with.

  • financial advisor jobs
  • financial advisor jobs

Jobs for Veterans as Financial Advisors

A career in financial advising could be for you..By Jeff Edwards

  • trump signs act
  • trump signs act

Trump Signs Act Giving Troops Biggest Pay Raise in 9 Years

The act also adds 4,000 additional troops

  • college search
  • college search

Things to Consider During Your College Search

Make sure to do your research before picking a school

  • re-enlist
  • re-enlist

9 Signs Your Command Doesn’t Want You to Re-Enlist

They miiiight not want you back...By Logan Nye

  • homeland security jobs
  • homeland security jobs

Jobs for Veterans in Homeland Security

Continue your service after the military.

  • space force
  • space force

One of These Could be the Official Space Force Logo

Some of these are pretty awesome... By Blake Stilwe

  • best states for military retirees
  • best states for military retirees

The Best (and Worst) States For Military Retirees in 2018

See where the best opportunities for veterans are.

  • enlisting-military
  • enlisting-military

5 of the Worst Reasons People Enlist in the Military

Everyone has their reason...some are stupid though.

  • information security jobs
  • information security jobs

Jobs for Veterans in Information Security are Growing Rapidly

Information Security is one of the fastest growing occupations in the tech industry.

  • civil war battle
  • civil war battle

This Civil War Battle Resulted in 120 Medals of Honor

It almost seems hard to believe. By Logan Nye

  • law enforcement
  • law enforcement

Jobs for Veterans in Law Enforcement

It's a natural fit for veterans

  • bayonet training
  • bayonet training

Why Bayonet Training is Still Important for Today’s Troops

Even with all the technology available

  • legal jobs
  • legal jobs

Legal Jobs are Great For Veterans (Here’s Why)

Here's how to get started in a legal career

  • veteran friend
  • veteran friend

7 Ways Your Veteran Friend Will Always Have Your Back

A veteran is a special kind of friend

  • financial analyst jobs
  • financial analyst jobs

Jobs for Veterans as Financial Analysts

Land a career in the growing financial industry!

  • combat stache
  • combat stache

5 Reasons Why You Gotta Love the Combat Mustache

A great mustache is like a work of art.

How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job

1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson & USAF veteran Jay Jackson talk about: How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

  • air force pilot saved united airlines flight
  • air force pilot saved united airlines flight

The Time an Air Force Pilot Saved a United Airlines Flight

Luckily he was there. By Blake Stilwell

  • lower enlisted
  • lower enlisted

6 Great Phrases You Want to Hear as a Lower Enlisted

Like music to your ears.

  • physician assistant jobs
  • physician assistant jobs

Physician Assistant Jobs: Earn $100K+ Per Year

Learn more about physician assistant jobs for veterans

  • new army pt test
  • new army pt test

The New Army PT Test Will Affect Nearly Everything in the Army

The New Combat Readiness Test Will Have Far Reaching Effects.

  • forever gi bill
  • forever gi bill

Full G.I. Bill Benefits Will Be Given to Purple Heart Recipients

A decision that will impact 10,000 Purple Heart recipients

  • military skills test waiver program
  • military skills test waiver program

Military Skills Test Waiver Makes it Easier to Get Your CDL!

It's now easier than ever for veterans to get their CDL!

  • John Chapma
  • John Chapma

Airman John Chapman to Posthumously Receive Medal of Honor

By Staff Sgt. Ryan Conroy, 24th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs

  • Jacob Parrott
  • Jacob Parrott

The First Medal of Honor Was Given For Stealing A Train

How is this not a movie yet? By Logan Nye

  • star wars
  • star wars

The Plane and Mission That Inspired the Star Wars ‘Trench Run’

Great shot, kid! By Harold C. Hutchison

  • software-developer-jobs
  • software-developer-jobs

Make $100K+ as a Software Developer

Be part of one of the fastest growing sectors in the world

Preparing For Your VA Physical

MCPON(R) Mike Stevens and our Veteran Advocates: Preparing For Your VA Physical! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

What You Really Need To Know About Starting A Business

1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson talks about: What You Really Need To Know About Starting A Business! Are you part of the 23% of Veterans that considers to or actually starts their own business? Find employers that want you NOW!

  • fight in lines
  • fight in lines

This is Why Armies Used to Fight in Lines

Things have changed. By Shannon Corbeil

  • national hire a veteran day
  • national hire a veteran day

Here’s Why National Hire a Veteran Day is So Important

The numbers show why these efforts are so vital.

  • Flying Jeep
  • Flying Jeep

The United States Once Tried to Make a Flying Jeep

That Jeep would be pretty cool...I mean...fly. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • nursing jobs
  • nursing jobs

Nursing Jobs: A Growing Career That Matters

Nursing jobs are expected to see rapid growth in the future.

  • go to college
  • go to college

6 Things Veterans Can Expect When They Head to College

Tuh tuh tuh tuh..TODAY, JUNIOR!

  • healthcare jobs
  • healthcare jobs

Great Healthcare Jobs: High Salaries and Secure Futures

The Healthcare industry is a perfect fit for veterans

  • foreshadowing his own death
  • foreshadowing his own death

World War I Soldier Wrote a Poem Foreshadowing His Own Death

The now famous poem is a favorite within the military. By Logan Nye

  • Maverick
  • Maverick

What Really Would Happen to Maverick After His Dogfight in Top Gun

It would go down slightly different. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • power plant jobs
  • power plant jobs

Power Plant Jobs: Generate Your Career Now!

There are still opportunities to be had in this industry

  • video games
  • video games

6 Things In Video Games That Are Nothing Like Real Combat

I'm a Call of Duty Operator

  • tax refund
  • tax refund

More Than 130,000 Veterans May Be Eligible for Big Tax Refund

See if you're eligible

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Management

Are You Cut Out for a Career in Financial Management?

Everything you need to know about financial management jobs.

  • pearl harbor
  • pearl harbor

America’s Secret Plan to Bomb Japan Before Pearl Harbor

You wonder how it may have changed things. Written by Logan Nye

  • paralegal jobs
  • paralegal jobs

Growing Paralegal Jobs Offer Great Pay and Stability

Be part of a growing career field.

  • transferability benefit
  • transferability benefit

Major Change Coming to G.I. Bill Transferability Benefit

It will affect some of the longest tenured service members. By Blake Stilwell

  • jobs for veterans
  • jobs for veterans

Hot Industries for Veterans 2018

These thriving industries are populated by Military Friendly® Employers that want to hire you.

  • military jobs
  • military jobs

7 Old Military Jobs We’d Love to See Come Back

Who wouldn't love to see these again?

  • special operations
  • special operations

10 of the World’s Most Lethal Special Operations Units

Some of the best in the world. By Shannon Corbeil

  • Accounting Jobs
  • Accounting Jobs

Accounting Jobs: Find Your Career Now

You can count on accounting jobs in the future.

Finance Considerations You Must Plan For!

Cpl Mike Asper and Marine Veteran- LtCol(R) Patrick Weinert: Talk Finance Considerations You Must Plan For! Find employers that want you NOW!

  • ruck marches
  • ruck marches

7 Things You Don’t Want to Remember About Ruck Marches

Yeah, that sucked. By Logan Nye

  • NASCAR
  • NASCAR

Army Skills Propel Ex-Tanker to NASCAR’s Upper Ranks

How You Can Use Your Military Skills Too!

  • Millwright Jobs
  • Millwright Jobs

Millwright Jobs are Great for Veterans (Here’s Why)

See who is hiring now!

  • Battle Royal
  • Battle Royal

Why There Needs to be a U.S. Military Battle Royale

They could televise it too... By David Grove

  • commission
  • commission

98 Year Old WWII Vet Receives Commission After 76 Years

Better late than never, I suppose. By Blake Stilwell

  • Dental Hygienist Jobs
  • Dental Hygienist Jobs

Dental Hygienist Jobs: High Salaries in a Growing Profession

It's one of the fastest growing professions in the country.

  • statue of liberty
  • statue of liberty

This is Why You Can’t Climb the Arm of the Statue of Liberty

Nice going, Germany By Blake Stilwell

  • Ironworker Jobs
  • Ironworker Jobs

Ironworker Jobs are a Stable Career Option

Here's what to know about Ironworker jobs.

  • army slogan
  • army slogan

What the Army Should Think About When Crafting a New Slogan

Hopefully it's better than some of the previous slogans. We Are The Mighty

Here’s the Rub: Civilian & Federal Resume Advice

Our G.I. Jobs Team and Navy Veteran, Ken Elshoff: Talk Civilian & Federal Resume Advice! Learn About the Tips & Tricks to Get Your Resume Seen! Find employers that want you NOW!

  • great trucking jobs
  • great trucking jobs

Best Trucking Jobs for Veterans

Here is the background on these great trucking jobs.

  • infantry
  • infantry

The Movie Characters Who Make Up Your Dream Infantry

There are just too many to choose from. We Are The Mighty

  • oldest veteran
  • oldest veteran

Thieves Drained the Bank Account of America’s Oldest Veteran

How can somebody do this? By Blake Stilwell

  • jobs in construction
  • jobs in construction

5 More Great Jobs in Construction

Take a look at these great jobs in construction

  • great construction jobs
  • great construction jobs

5 Great Construction Jobs for Veterans

See some of the best construction roles for veterans.

  • first deployment
  • first deployment

7 Things Young Troops Do Before Their First Deployment

Oh, to be young... We Are The Mighty

  • Deloitte Military Spouse Initiative
  • Deloitte Military Spouse Initiative

Deloitte’s Military Spouse Initiative

A program for military spouses, by military spouses.

4 Tips To Get On The Runway With Linkedin

20 year Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Darryl Williams, shares 4 Tips to Get on the Runway with LinkedIn!

  • Boxing Match
  • Boxing Match

The Story of One of the Most Infamous Navy Boxing Matches

Sounds like it would be a movie... By Antonio Pena

  • hospitality jobs
  • hospitality jobs

Hospitality Jobs are a Welcome Opportunity

Have you considered a career in hospitality?

  • dinosaur
  • dinosaur

Which Dinosaur Each Branch Would Use in Combat

Just give me an army of raptors... We Are The Mighty

  • architect jobs
  • architect jobs

Architect Jobs: A Career Designed For Success

Learn more about Architecture jobs for veterans.

  • pearl harbor
  • pearl harbor

This Pilot Shot Down an Enemy at Pearl Harbor in His Pajamas

Comfort is always important... By Blake Stilwell

  • Space Force
  • Space Force

5 Boring Space Force Details You’d Get Put On

Amazing how things can be boring even in space. We Are The Mighty

  • missile defense
  • missile defense

4 Reasons the Navy Will Always Be Involved in Missile Defense

They'll always be on defense patrols. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • 6 Marketing Hacks That'll Ignite Your Transition

6 Marketing Hacks That’ll Ignite Your Transition!

20 year Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson, shares 6 Hacks on Marketing yourself that'll ignite your transition!

  • pilot jobs
  • pilot jobs

Pilot Jobs Can Pay More Than $100K (Learn More)

Pilot jobs are expected to continue growing. See why it's a great career.

  • guantanamo
  • guantanamo

The Music Collection at Guantanamo is Massive

This is any music lover's dream

  • aircraft mechanic jobs
  • aircraft mechanic jobs

Great Aircraft Mechanic Jobs are Opening (Get Hired Now)

Get to know the duties of aircraft mechanic jobs.

  • civil war
  • civil war

This is the Gear an Average Troop Carried During the Civil War

It's a bit different today. We Are The Mighty

  • railroad jobs
  • railroad jobs

Railroad Jobs Pay High Salaries & Offer Great Benefits

Here's why railroad jobs are a great opportunity.

  • battlefield cross
  • battlefield cross

Here’s the Origin Story of the Battlefield Cross

The history behind the sentimental memorial. We Are The Mighty

  • WWII Vet
  • WWII Vet

This WWII Vet Played a Song for the Sniper Trying to Kill Him

It's something straight out of a movie. By Blake Stilwell

  • pipefitter jobs
  • pipefitter jobs

Pipefitter Jobs: The Right Fit for You

Here's what you need to know about pipefitter jobs

  • CIF
  • CIF

6 Weird Things CIF Wants You to Return

Why would they want this stuff back? We Are The Mighty

How to Network Like a PRO: 9 Secrets to Help You Dominate Your Transition!

Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson & Marine Veteran, Sgt Greg Hough shares- How to Network Like a PRO: 9 Secrets to Help You Dominate Your Transition. Sgt Hough served from 2000-2006 and now works as part of our team to serve you!!

  • HVAC Jobs
  • HVAC Jobs

Why You Should Be a Fan of HVAC Jobs

Here's what to know about HVAC Jobs for Veterans

  • burn pit registry
  • burn pit registry

Why It’s Important For Veterans to be on the Burn Pit Registry

Even if you were slightly exposed, you should still register. We Are The Mighty

  • railroad conductor
  • railroad conductor

Considering a Career as a Railroad Conductor? Read This.

Here's what you need to know about becoming a railroad conductor

Medal of Honor Recipient Led a Counterattack His First Time in Combat

Harvey Barnum's training served him well his first time in action. We Are The Mighty

  • chopper pilot
  • chopper pilot

A Day in the Life of a Chopper Pilot in Vietnam

It's probably not what you were thinking. By Harold C. Hutchison

5 Effective Branding Tips for Post-Military Success

Learn how 2LT Josh Rosen brands himself for success.

  • decorated ship
  • decorated ship

This is the Most Decorated American War Ship Ever

The most decorated despite never firing a shot. By Ian D'Costa

  • boilermaker jobs
  • boilermaker jobs

Boilermaker Jobs are Growing and Pay Well

Here's why boilermaker jobs are great for veterans

Machinist Jobs are on the Cutting Edge

Machinist jobs are a great career choice for veterans.

  • d-day
  • d-day

7 Crazy Facts You Might Not Know About D-Day

June 6th, 1944 is one of the most famous (and infamous) days in American Military History. By Emma Liem

  • work from home tips
  • work from home tips

7 Work From Home Tips You Need to be Successful

Working from home can be great, if you do it right. By Clifford Evans

  • railway careers
  • railway careers

Air and Rail Workers Can Earn $120K a Year

Veterans are earning great salaries with air and rail companies. By Dan Swanson

  • fastest growing jobs
  • fastest growing jobs

10 of the Fastest Growing Jobs in 2018

These are the fastest growing jobs you should be considering in 2018. By Robert Ranstadler

  • electrician jobs
  • electrician jobs

Electrician Jobs are a Great Career Choice (Here’s Why)

It might shock you how great a career as an electrician can be.

Hotel Management Jobs: Are They Right for You?

Hotel management jobs require customer service, business management and human resource skills. Would you be a good fit?

  • force protection condition
  • force protection condition

A Civilian’s Guide to Force Protection Condition Levels

The inside info on Force Protection Conditions. By Nathan T Van Schaik

  • military weapons
  • military weapons

4 Most Poorly Named Weapons in Military History

These don't necessarily live up to their names. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • military base
  • military base

8 Stores That Let You Know You’re Near a Military Base

They're the obvious signs. We Are The Mighty

Get Out and Take Off

Find yourself and your transition goals to start your next career. By Mike Asper, USMC (2005-2011)

  • military planes
  • military planes

6 of the Most Game Changing Military Planes Ever

These planes changed the military forever - We Are The Mighty

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  • contractor's license

What to Know When Getting Your Contractor’s License

Getting your contractor's license in the first step in your career as a contractor. There are many different state requirements you must meet. Here's what to know about getting your contractor's license.

  • infantryman

6 Things You’d Never Hear an Infantryman Say

If you're in the infantry, chances are you are a pretty hardened individual. But you also probably love sarcasm. Here are 6 things you'd never hear an infantryman say.

  • memorial day

Why It’s Awkward to Thank Veterans on Memorial Day

While most people think Memorial Day is either a day to grill burgers and drink beer, or to celebrate all veterans, that's not what the day is dedicated to. Here's why it's awkward to thank vets on Memorial Day.

  • land surveyor job

Land Surveyor Jobs are On the Rise

Land surveyor jobs contribute to several different industries including construction, engineering and real estate. Here is everything you need to know about land surveyor jobs for veterans.

  • franchising
  • franchising

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Franchising

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Be honest with yourself before starting a franchise.

  • cup of joe
  • cup of joe

How the Term ‘Cup of Joe’ Came From the Navy

September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered where the term came from?

  • banking-jobs
  • banking-jobs

Banking Jobs for Veterans: A Brief Overview

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Banks offer many diverse roles for veterans.

  • birthday in the military
  • birthday in the military

6 Reasons Why You Don’t Say It’s Your Birthday in the Military

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Happy Birthday? No such thing.

  • franchising
  • franchising

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Franchising

Be honest with yourself before starting a franchise.

  • cup of joe
  • cup of joe

How the Term ‘Cup of Joe’ Came From the Navy

Have you ever wondered where the term came from?

  • banking-jobs
  • banking-jobs

Banking Jobs for Veterans: A Brief Overview

Banks offer many diverse roles for veterans.

  • birthday in the military
  • birthday in the military

6 Reasons Why You Don’t Say It’s Your Birthday in the Military

Happy Birthday? No such thing.

  • ETSU
  • ETSU

ETSU Receives Veteran Reconnect Grant

ETSU is being better for their veterans.

  • hipsters
  • hipsters

7 Pieces of Military Gear Hipsters Would Love

You hate it, so of course they'd love it.

  • space force
  • space force

5 Things that Might Suck About Being In Space Force

It wouldn't be all good stuff.

  • purple heart recipients
  • purple heart recipients

Purple Heart Recipients Exempt from G.I. Bill Transfer Rules

It's a way to honor their sacrifice

  • employment success
  • employment success

Employment Success After the Military

Thought leader and veteran advocate, Eddie Dunn, shares his tips for post-military employment success.

  • new rambo movie
  • new rambo movie

6 Countries Rambo Should Visit in the New Movie

He's back...By Blake Stilwell

A Tribute to 9/11 from VIQTORY

Over the past 17 years, each of our separate experiences has put us on the path to serve veterans together. We are a team that cares, a team with a vision to provide opportunity, and a team with a foundation set by values that have been fortified by the ways this day has impacted each of us.

  • helpful habits
  • helpful habits

7 Helpful Habits Veterans Shouldn’t Leave Behind

It's easy to forget how productive you were.

  • types of troops
  • types of troops

The 7 Best Troops to be Tight With

Stay on their good side.

  • best IT jobs
  • best IT jobs

These are the Two Best IT Jobs for Veterans

Secure your future with an IT Job

  • 9/11 attacks
  • 9/11 attacks

This is How Airmen Secured the Skies During the 9/11 Attacks

Some were ready to make the ultimate sacrifice...by Katie Lange, U.S DoD

  • https://www.wearethemighty.com/military-culture/how-to-be-veteran-boot
  • https://www.wearethemighty.com/military-culture/how-to-be-veteran-boot

5 Ways You Can Still Be a ‘Boot’ as a Veteran

Don't be "that person."....By David Grove

  • certification or degree
  • certification or degree

How to Choose Between a Certification and Degree

Which is better for you?...By Josh Atkinson

  • recruitment ads
  • recruitment ads

The Most Hilariously Bad Recruitment Ads for Each Branch

Putting those recruitment dollars to good use.

  • most decorated soldier
  • most decorated soldier

5 Facts About the Most Decorated Soldier in History

It's an incredible story.

  • professional-development
  • professional-development

4 Ways to Jump Start Your Professional Development

Be proactive in your professional development.

  • Best Beards in Military History
  • Best Beards in Military History

The 5 Best Beards in Military History

Everyone can appreciate a good face sweater.

  • Seal Team 6
  • Seal Team 6

6 Awesome Facts About the Man Who Created SEAL Team 6

An Operator's Operator... By Blake Stilwell

  • military suck
  • military suck

5 Types of Military Suck We All Love to Hate

Embrace it.

  • space program
  • space program

How a $30 Million Sandwich Almost Derailed the Space Program

To be fair, corned beef is delicious...By Blake Stilwell

  • marine habits
  • marine habits

5 Effective Marine Habits That Will Improve Your Life

These habits help Marines be efficient and effective...By David Grove

  • life after the military
  • life after the military

Tips to Thrive in Life After the Military

Chaunte Myers, Co-Founder & CEO of Centurion Military Alliance: Tips to prepare you for your civilian life.

  • military barracks
  • military barracks

6 Awesome Things You’ll Find in Military Barracks

That hot tub does look great.

  • veteran employment
  • veteran employment

Roadmap to Veteran Employment

By Sarah Brigman... Arizona employers team up with military, government agencies to address career challenges for the state’s service members and veterans

  • monitoring comms
  • monitoring comms

6 of the Funniest Things You Heard While Monitoring Comms

Troops say the darndest things.

  • medal of honor
  • medal of honor

This Medic Earned the Medal of Honor Fighting Barehanded

This is the definition of getting your hands dirty... By Blake Stilwell

  • finance jobs
  • finance jobs

4 Growing Jobs for Veterans in Finance

Interested in a job in finance? Check out these 4 options.

  • while serving
  • while serving

6 Photos Veterans Wish They Took While On Active Duty

If you're a badass in the military and you didn't take a picture, did it really happen?

  • property management jobs
  • property management jobs

Property Management Jobs are Trending Up for Veterans

See why property management jobs are awesome for veterans

  • what spaceforce will look like
  • what spaceforce will look like

This is What Spaceforce Will Actually Look Like

They should certainly have the ability to "comb the desert." By Blake Stilwell

  • titanic was discovered
  • titanic was discovered

How the Titanic Was Discovered on a Navy Operation

They killed two birds with one stone.

  • military dogs
  • military dogs

Why an Award for Military Dogs is Long Overdue

They do a lot of important, dangerous work

  • flooring installation jobs
  • flooring installation jobs

Jobs for Veterans in Flooring and Tile Installation

It's a rapidly growing field

  • first civilian job
  • first civilian job

6 Types of People to Avoid at Your First Civilian Job

It's all about who you surround yourself with.

  • financial advisor jobs
  • financial advisor jobs

Jobs for Veterans as Financial Advisors

A career in financial advising could be for you..By Jeff Edwards

  • trump signs act
  • trump signs act

Trump Signs Act Giving Troops Biggest Pay Raise in 9 Years

The act also adds 4,000 additional troops

  • college search
  • college search

Things to Consider During Your College Search

Make sure to do your research before picking a school

  • re-enlist
  • re-enlist

9 Signs Your Command Doesn’t Want You to Re-Enlist

They miiiight not want you back...By Logan Nye

  • homeland security jobs
  • homeland security jobs

Jobs for Veterans in Homeland Security

Continue your service after the military.

  • space force
  • space force

One of These Could be the Official Space Force Logo

Some of these are pretty awesome... By Blake Stilwe

  • best states for military retirees
  • best states for military retirees

The Best (and Worst) States For Military Retirees in 2018

See where the best opportunities for veterans are.

  • enlisting-military
  • enlisting-military

5 of the Worst Reasons People Enlist in the Military

Everyone has their reason...some are stupid though.

  • information security jobs
  • information security jobs

Jobs for Veterans in Information Security are Growing Rapidly

Information Security is one of the fastest growing occupations in the tech industry.

  • civil war battle
  • civil war battle

This Civil War Battle Resulted in 120 Medals of Honor

It almost seems hard to believe. By Logan Nye

  • law enforcement
  • law enforcement

Jobs for Veterans in Law Enforcement

It's a natural fit for veterans

  • bayonet training
  • bayonet training

Why Bayonet Training is Still Important for Today’s Troops

Even with all the technology available

  • legal jobs
  • legal jobs

Legal Jobs are Great For Veterans (Here’s Why)

Here's how to get started in a legal career

  • veteran friend
  • veteran friend

7 Ways Your Veteran Friend Will Always Have Your Back

A veteran is a special kind of friend

  • financial analyst jobs
  • financial analyst jobs

Jobs for Veterans as Financial Analysts

Land a career in the growing financial industry!

  • combat stache
  • combat stache

5 Reasons Why You Gotta Love the Combat Mustache

A great mustache is like a work of art.

How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job

1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson & USAF veteran Jay Jackson talk about: How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

  • air force pilot saved united airlines flight
  • air force pilot saved united airlines flight

The Time an Air Force Pilot Saved a United Airlines Flight

Luckily he was there. By Blake Stilwell

  • lower enlisted
  • lower enlisted

6 Great Phrases You Want to Hear as a Lower Enlisted

Like music to your ears.

  • physician assistant jobs
  • physician assistant jobs

Physician Assistant Jobs: Earn $100K+ Per Year

Learn more about physician assistant jobs for veterans

  • new army pt test
  • new army pt test

The New Army PT Test Will Affect Nearly Everything in the Army

The New Combat Readiness Test Will Have Far Reaching Effects.

  • forever gi bill
  • forever gi bill

Full G.I. Bill Benefits Will Be Given to Purple Heart Recipients

A decision that will impact 10,000 Purple Heart recipients

  • military skills test waiver program
  • military skills test waiver program

Military Skills Test Waiver Makes it Easier to Get Your CDL!

It's now easier than ever for veterans to get their CDL!

  • John Chapma
  • John Chapma

Airman John Chapman to Posthumously Receive Medal of Honor

By Staff Sgt. Ryan Conroy, 24th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs

  • Jacob Parrott
  • Jacob Parrott

The First Medal of Honor Was Given For Stealing A Train

How is this not a movie yet? By Logan Nye

  • star wars
  • star wars

The Plane and Mission That Inspired the Star Wars ‘Trench Run’

Great shot, kid! By Harold C. Hutchison

  • software-developer-jobs
  • software-developer-jobs

Make $100K+ as a Software Developer

Be part of one of the fastest growing sectors in the world

Preparing For Your VA Physical

MCPON(R) Mike Stevens and our Veteran Advocates: Preparing For Your VA Physical! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

What You Really Need To Know About Starting A Business

1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson talks about: What You Really Need To Know About Starting A Business! Are you part of the 23% of Veterans that considers to or actually starts their own business? Find employers that want you NOW!

  • fight in lines
  • fight in lines

This is Why Armies Used to Fight in Lines

Things have changed. By Shannon Corbeil

  • national hire a veteran day
  • national hire a veteran day

Here’s Why National Hire a Veteran Day is So Important

The numbers show why these efforts are so vital.

  • Flying Jeep
  • Flying Jeep

The United States Once Tried to Make a Flying Jeep

That Jeep would be pretty cool...I mean...fly. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • nursing jobs
  • nursing jobs

Nursing Jobs: A Growing Career That Matters

Nursing jobs are expected to see rapid growth in the future.

  • go to college
  • go to college

6 Things Veterans Can Expect When They Head to College

Tuh tuh tuh tuh..TODAY, JUNIOR!

  • healthcare jobs
  • healthcare jobs

Great Healthcare Jobs: High Salaries and Secure Futures

The Healthcare industry is a perfect fit for veterans

  • foreshadowing his own death
  • foreshadowing his own death

World War I Soldier Wrote a Poem Foreshadowing His Own Death

The now famous poem is a favorite within the military. By Logan Nye

  • Maverick
  • Maverick

What Really Would Happen to Maverick After His Dogfight in Top Gun

It would go down slightly different. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • power plant jobs
  • power plant jobs

Power Plant Jobs: Generate Your Career Now!

There are still opportunities to be had in this industry

  • video games
  • video games

6 Things In Video Games That Are Nothing Like Real Combat

I'm a Call of Duty Operator

  • tax refund
  • tax refund

More Than 130,000 Veterans May Be Eligible for Big Tax Refund

See if you're eligible

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Management

Are You Cut Out for a Career in Financial Management?

Everything you need to know about financial management jobs.

  • pearl harbor
  • pearl harbor

America’s Secret Plan to Bomb Japan Before Pearl Harbor

You wonder how it may have changed things. Written by Logan Nye

  • paralegal jobs
  • paralegal jobs

Growing Paralegal Jobs Offer Great Pay and Stability

Be part of a growing career field.

  • transferability benefit
  • transferability benefit

Major Change Coming to G.I. Bill Transferability Benefit

It will affect some of the longest tenured service members. By Blake Stilwell

  • jobs for veterans
  • jobs for veterans

Hot Industries for Veterans 2018

These thriving industries are populated by Military Friendly® Employers that want to hire you.

  • military jobs
  • military jobs

7 Old Military Jobs We’d Love to See Come Back

Who wouldn't love to see these again?

  • special operations
  • special operations

10 of the World’s Most Lethal Special Operations Units

Some of the best in the world. By Shannon Corbeil

  • Accounting Jobs
  • Accounting Jobs

Accounting Jobs: Find Your Career Now

You can count on accounting jobs in the future.

Finance Considerations You Must Plan For!

Cpl Mike Asper and Marine Veteran- LtCol(R) Patrick Weinert: Talk Finance Considerations You Must Plan For! Find employers that want you NOW!

  • ruck marches
  • ruck marches

7 Things You Don’t Want to Remember About Ruck Marches

Yeah, that sucked. By Logan Nye

  • NASCAR
  • NASCAR

Army Skills Propel Ex-Tanker to NASCAR’s Upper Ranks

How You Can Use Your Military Skills Too!

  • Millwright Jobs
  • Millwright Jobs

Millwright Jobs are Great for Veterans (Here’s Why)

See who is hiring now!

  • Battle Royal
  • Battle Royal

Why There Needs to be a U.S. Military Battle Royale

They could televise it too... By David Grove

  • commission
  • commission

98 Year Old WWII Vet Receives Commission After 76 Years

Better late than never, I suppose. By Blake Stilwell

  • Dental Hygienist Jobs
  • Dental Hygienist Jobs

Dental Hygienist Jobs: High Salaries in a Growing Profession

It's one of the fastest growing professions in the country.

  • statue of liberty
  • statue of liberty

This is Why You Can’t Climb the Arm of the Statue of Liberty

Nice going, Germany By Blake Stilwell

  • Ironworker Jobs
  • Ironworker Jobs

Ironworker Jobs are a Stable Career Option

Here's what to know about Ironworker jobs.

  • army slogan
  • army slogan

What the Army Should Think About When Crafting a New Slogan

Hopefully it's better than some of the previous slogans. We Are The Mighty

Here’s the Rub: Civilian & Federal Resume Advice

Our G.I. Jobs Team and Navy Veteran, Ken Elshoff: Talk Civilian & Federal Resume Advice! Learn About the Tips & Tricks to Get Your Resume Seen! Find employers that want you NOW!

  • great trucking jobs
  • great trucking jobs

Best Trucking Jobs for Veterans

Here is the background on these great trucking jobs.

  • infantry
  • infantry

The Movie Characters Who Make Up Your Dream Infantry

There are just too many to choose from. We Are The Mighty

  • oldest veteran
  • oldest veteran

Thieves Drained the Bank Account of America’s Oldest Veteran

How can somebody do this? By Blake Stilwell

  • jobs in construction
  • jobs in construction

5 More Great Jobs in Construction

Take a look at these great jobs in construction

  • great construction jobs
  • great construction jobs

5 Great Construction Jobs for Veterans

See some of the best construction roles for veterans.

  • first deployment
  • first deployment

7 Things Young Troops Do Before Their First Deployment

Oh, to be young... We Are The Mighty

  • Deloitte Military Spouse Initiative
  • Deloitte Military Spouse Initiative

Deloitte’s Military Spouse Initiative

A program for military spouses, by military spouses.

4 Tips To Get On The Runway With Linkedin

20 year Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Darryl Williams, shares 4 Tips to Get on the Runway with LinkedIn!

  • Boxing Match
  • Boxing Match

The Story of One of the Most Infamous Navy Boxing Matches

Sounds like it would be a movie... By Antonio Pena

  • hospitality jobs
  • hospitality jobs

Hospitality Jobs are a Welcome Opportunity

Have you considered a career in hospitality?

  • dinosaur
  • dinosaur

Which Dinosaur Each Branch Would Use in Combat

Just give me an army of raptors... We Are The Mighty

  • architect jobs
  • architect jobs

Architect Jobs: A Career Designed For Success

Learn more about Architecture jobs for veterans.

  • pearl harbor
  • pearl harbor

This Pilot Shot Down an Enemy at Pearl Harbor in His Pajamas

Comfort is always important... By Blake Stilwell

  • Space Force
  • Space Force

5 Boring Space Force Details You’d Get Put On

Amazing how things can be boring even in space. We Are The Mighty

  • missile defense
  • missile defense

4 Reasons the Navy Will Always Be Involved in Missile Defense

They'll always be on defense patrols. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • 6 Marketing Hacks That'll Ignite Your Transition

6 Marketing Hacks That’ll Ignite Your Transition!

20 year Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson, shares 6 Hacks on Marketing yourself that'll ignite your transition!

  • pilot jobs
  • pilot jobs

Pilot Jobs Can Pay More Than $100K (Learn More)

Pilot jobs are expected to continue growing. See why it's a great career.

  • guantanamo
  • guantanamo

The Music Collection at Guantanamo is Massive

This is any music lover's dream

  • aircraft mechanic jobs
  • aircraft mechanic jobs

Great Aircraft Mechanic Jobs are Opening (Get Hired Now)

Get to know the duties of aircraft mechanic jobs.

  • civil war
  • civil war

This is the Gear an Average Troop Carried During the Civil War

It's a bit different today. We Are The Mighty

  • railroad jobs
  • railroad jobs

Railroad Jobs Pay High Salaries & Offer Great Benefits

Here's why railroad jobs are a great opportunity.

  • battlefield cross
  • battlefield cross

Here’s the Origin Story of the Battlefield Cross

The history behind the sentimental memorial. We Are The Mighty

  • WWII Vet
  • WWII Vet

This WWII Vet Played a Song for the Sniper Trying to Kill Him

It's something straight out of a movie. By Blake Stilwell

  • pipefitter jobs
  • pipefitter jobs

Pipefitter Jobs: The Right Fit for You

Here's what you need to know about pipefitter jobs

  • CIF
  • CIF

6 Weird Things CIF Wants You to Return

Why would they want this stuff back? We Are The Mighty

How to Network Like a PRO: 9 Secrets to Help You Dominate Your Transition!

Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson & Marine Veteran, Sgt Greg Hough shares- How to Network Like a PRO: 9 Secrets to Help You Dominate Your Transition. Sgt Hough served from 2000-2006 and now works as part of our team to serve you!!

  • HVAC Jobs
  • HVAC Jobs

Why You Should Be a Fan of HVAC Jobs

Here's what to know about HVAC Jobs for Veterans

  • burn pit registry
  • burn pit registry

Why It’s Important For Veterans to be on the Burn Pit Registry

Even if you were slightly exposed, you should still register. We Are The Mighty

  • railroad conductor
  • railroad conductor

Considering a Career as a Railroad Conductor? Read This.

Here's what you need to know about becoming a railroad conductor

Medal of Honor Recipient Led a Counterattack His First Time in Combat

Harvey Barnum's training served him well his first time in action. We Are The Mighty

  • chopper pilot
  • chopper pilot

A Day in the Life of a Chopper Pilot in Vietnam

It's probably not what you were thinking. By Harold C. Hutchison

5 Effective Branding Tips for Post-Military Success

Learn how 2LT Josh Rosen brands himself for success.

  • decorated ship
  • decorated ship

This is the Most Decorated American War Ship Ever

The most decorated despite never firing a shot. By Ian D'Costa

  • boilermaker jobs
  • boilermaker jobs

Boilermaker Jobs are Growing and Pay Well

Here's why boilermaker jobs are great for veterans

Machinist Jobs are on the Cutting Edge

Machinist jobs are a great career choice for veterans.

  • d-day
  • d-day

7 Crazy Facts You Might Not Know About D-Day

June 6th, 1944 is one of the most famous (and infamous) days in American Military History. By Emma Liem

  • work from home tips
  • work from home tips

7 Work From Home Tips You Need to be Successful

Working from home can be great, if you do it right. By Clifford Evans

  • railway careers
  • railway careers

Air and Rail Workers Can Earn $120K a Year

Veterans are earning great salaries with air and rail companies. By Dan Swanson

  • fastest growing jobs
  • fastest growing jobs

10 of the Fastest Growing Jobs in 2018

These are the fastest growing jobs you should be considering in 2018. By Robert Ranstadler

  • electrician jobs
  • electrician jobs

Electrician Jobs are a Great Career Choice (Here’s Why)

It might shock you how great a career as an electrician can be.

Hotel Management Jobs: Are They Right for You?

Hotel management jobs require customer service, business management and human resource skills. Would you be a good fit?

  • force protection condition
  • force protection condition

A Civilian’s Guide to Force Protection Condition Levels

The inside info on Force Protection Conditions. By Nathan T Van Schaik

  • military weapons
  • military weapons

4 Most Poorly Named Weapons in Military History

These don't necessarily live up to their names. By Harold C. Hutchison

  • military base
  • military base

8 Stores That Let You Know You’re Near a Military Base

They're the obvious signs. We Are The Mighty

Get Out and Take Off

Find yourself and your transition goals to start your next career. By Mike Asper, USMC (2005-2011)

  • military planes
  • military planes

6 of the Most Game Changing Military Planes Ever

These planes changed the military forever - We Are The Mighty

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  • contractor's license

What to Know When Getting Your Contractor’s License

Getting your contractor's license in the first step in your career as a contractor. There are many different state requirements you must meet. Here's what to know about getting your contractor's license.

  • infantryman

6 Things You’d Never Hear an Infantryman Say

If you're in the infantry, chances are you are a pretty hardened individual. But you also probably love sarcasm. Here are 6 things you'd never hear an infantryman say.

  • memorial day

Why It’s Awkward to Thank Veterans on Memorial Day

While most people think Memorial Day is either a day to grill burgers and drink beer, or to celebrate all veterans, that's not what the day is dedicated to. Here's why it's awkward to thank vets on Memorial Day.

  • land surveyor job

Land Surveyor Jobs are On the Rise

Land surveyor jobs contribute to several different industries including construction, engineering and real estate. Here is everything you need to know about land surveyor jobs for veterans.

  • employment success
  • employment success

Employment Success After the Military

Thought leader and veteran advocate, Eddie Dunn, shares his tips for post-military employment success.

  • certification or degree
  • certification or degree

How to Choose Between a Certification and Degree

Which is better for you?...By Josh Atkinson

  • professional-development
  • professional-development

4 Ways to Jump Start Your Professional Development

Be proactive in your professional development.

  • life after the military
  • life after the military

Tips to Thrive in Life After the Military

Chaunte Myers, Co-Founder & CEO of Centurion Military Alliance: Tips to prepare you for your civilian life.

  • first civilian job
  • first civilian job

6 Types of People to Avoid at Your First Civilian Job

It's all about who you surround yourself with.

How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job

1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson & USAF veteran Jay Jackson talk about: How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

Preparing For Your VA Physical

MCPON(R) Mike Stevens and our Veteran Advocates: Preparing For Your VA Physical! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

Finance Considerations You Must Plan For!

Cpl Mike Asper and Marine Veteran- LtCol(R) Patrick Weinert: Talk Finance Considerations You Must Plan For! Find employers that want you NOW!

Here’s the Rub: Civilian & Federal Resume Advice

Our G.I. Jobs Team and Navy Veteran, Ken Elshoff: Talk Civilian & Federal Resume Advice! Learn About the Tips & Tricks to Get Your Resume Seen! Find employers that want you NOW!

4 Tips To Get On The Runway With Linkedin

20 year Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Darryl Williams, shares 4 Tips to Get on the Runway with LinkedIn!

  • 6 Marketing Hacks That'll Ignite Your Transition

6 Marketing Hacks That’ll Ignite Your Transition!

20 year Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson, shares 6 Hacks on Marketing yourself that'll ignite your transition!

How to Network Like a PRO: 9 Secrets to Help You Dominate Your Transition!

Army Veteran, 1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson & Marine Veteran, Sgt Greg Hough shares- How to Network Like a PRO: 9 Secrets to Help You Dominate Your Transition. Sgt Hough served from 2000-2006 and now works as part of our team to serve you!!

5 Effective Branding Tips for Post-Military Success

Learn how 2LT Josh Rosen brands himself for success.

  • work from home tips
  • work from home tips

7 Work From Home Tips You Need to be Successful

Working from home can be great, if you do it right. By Clifford Evans

Get Out and Take Off

Find yourself and your transition goals to start your next career. By Mike Asper, USMC (2005-2011)

Launching YouCanVetOnIt – Veterans Helping Veterans

How my transition story can help you. By 1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson. We as a Team will come together and share our tips, tricks, and best practices so you can transition successfully! This is the start of our YouCanVetOnIt series!

  • thrift savings plan

Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Thrift Savings Plan

Hopefully while you were in uniform you were able to put some funds into the ...

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  • TAP classes

5 Things They Might Not Teach You in TAP Class

TAP classes are a great source of information for transitioning veterans, but they don't cover everything. Here are 5 things they don't teach you in TAP class.

  • how vesting works

Money Management for Veterans: How Vesting Works

In this installment of the Money Management for Veterans we break down how vesting works and the differences between contribution plans.

  • soldier pointing and yelling

Work From Home Jobs: What You Should Know

Working from home presents a unique opportunity for veterans who are looking for a job after the military. Here are some things to help you succeed if you do work from home.

Looking For a Job After the Military? Follow These Steps!

From crafting a resume to networking with social sites like LinkedIn, these are the crucial steps you must take to find a job after the military.

  • personal budget

9 Tips for Setting and Sticking to a Personal Budget

If you’re tired of getting to the end of your budget before you get to the end of the month, we’re here to help.

  • 401(k)

Money Management for Veterans: The Basics of the 401(k)

If you read Part 1 and Part 2 of this money management series, you may have noticed I didn’t mention 401(k) plans or their sister plans 403(b) and TSP.

  • US Foods

Employers Recruit Veterans to Deliver the Food We Eat

SPONSORED* America loves to take out and eat out, and the inside track on the ...

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  • Networking with Linkedin

The Extensive Guide to Networking With LinkedIn

NETWORKING WITH LINKEDIN Finding a job after leaving the military is almost never an easy ...

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  • Networking with Linkedin

Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Part 2

I don’t know about you, but when I entered the military (slightly after the earth ...

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  • Financial Literacy Tools

Great Financial Literacy Tools Available to Veterans

As VA’s Veterans Benefits Administration, we often write about the VA benefits that Veterans, service members ...

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  • Video Interview

7 Tips to Crush Your Next Video Interview

As companies seek to control costs while having access to a broad range of candidates, many recruiters are using video interviews as a way to screen potential hires.

  • Buying New Clothing

Dress For Success: Buying New Clothing as a Civilian

Buying new clothing for your civilian life is a sometimes overlooked cost - but it's ...

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  • Military Mindset

Separating From The Military Mindset After Retirement

No matter how well a servicemember prepares, the act of transitioning from the military mindset ...

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  • Transitioning Servicemembers

Fort Drum TAP Leader’s Advice For Transitioning Service Members

There are nearly 300 transitioning service members who separate from the military every month at ...

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  • Retirement Plans

Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Part 1

An active duty servicemember doesn’t need to think much about retirement plans.  There is one, ...

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Veterans Coming Home: Challenges of Reintegration

*SPONSORED*   Returning servicemembers have to adjust to an entirely new mindset. The structure and ...

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Creating A Circle of Colleagues

Military active duty is a calling like no other.  The men and women that you ...

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  • Network

Building Your Network: Making The Right Connections

Like any other military operation, building your network is never complete.  Rather, it is full ...

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  • Veteran Job Fairs

Do’s and Don’ts At Veteran Job Fairs: A Corporate Recruiter’s View

Job fairs, networking events and mixers are ideal opportunities for job seekers to meet live ...

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  • Networking

Utilize The Right Networking Tools In Your Job Search

Transitioning members of the military hear it constantly in job search workshops – “Network!” Professional ...

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  • Military Experience

Sometimes Your Military Rank Won’t Translate To Civilian Careers

You’ve transitioned to civilian life, but every job you find expects you to start at ...

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  • Veteran Employment

Your 8-Digit Grid Coordinate To Veteran Employment

To My Fellow Veterans (Open Letter #2), I'll never forget the conversation I had several ...

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  • Personal Brand

Launch A Post-Military Personal Brand With Social Networking

In this day and age, social media is nearly everywhere:  from duck face selfies to ...

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  • Military Transition

Looking On The Bright Side of Military Transition

Leaving the military is a very strange experience. Finding a job, insurance, and a place ...

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  • Veterans

An Open Letter to Veterans: Why You Aren’t Being Hired

Open Letter #1...To My Fellow Veterans, One of the most courageous things you will ever ...

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  • Veterans Preference

Understanding Veterans’ Preference and Employment Eligibility, Part 1

If you are a transitioning military member, it is important to understand your veterans’ preference ...

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The Meat and Potatoes of Resume Writing

(Potatoes First – keep reading, there is some USDA Prime Tenderloin Filet in about 45 ...

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Six Questions To Ask At A Job Interview

Recently I’ve been applying for new jobs internally and I was talking with one of ...

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Great Jobs For Veterans: Why We Succeed As Project Managers

SPONSORED As a veteran mentor, I hear a lot of questions about what skills ...

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Business Services Industry

16 # of Military Friendly® Employers ranked in the Top 100 7 ...

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16 # of Military Friendly® Employers ranked in the Top 100 7 ...

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How To Use LinkedIn: Here’s Your Tips and Tricks

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Military Retirement Timeline: 5 steps towards getting a job

One of the biggest questions about getting a job after retiring from the military is, ...

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3 Ways to Apply Intentionality in Your Military Transition

You may be asking yourself “What is Intentionality and How Can It Help Me Leave ...

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  • Veteran Owned Businesses

8 Best Industries for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Over the last 10 years, we’ve seen an influx of military veterans transitioning their skills ...

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6 Bad Habits You Developed In The Military, and How To Break Them

Veterans come out of the military with years of training in one particular mindset and ...

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How Positive Thinking Can Help Your Military Transition

If you have not heard, let me be the first to tell you:  leaving the ...

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  • how to apply for VA disability

Applying for VA Disability and Compensation

With a whole world of opportunity on the horizon, transitioning out of the service can ...

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Networking for Introverts: Does a Guide Even Exist?

Networking. For introverts that word ranks up there with other feel-good words and ideas ...

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  • military to civilian transition

3 Misconceptions About Military Transition

Whether you are within days of leaving the military or you still have many years ...

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3 “In the Meantime” Job Options for Student Veterans

Your Story is Just Beginning… The first job you get after leaving the military is ...

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Post-9/11 Veterans Find Incredible Careers in Business Services, Where Specialized Firms Provide Services to Other Businesses

Adam Locklin can't decide which is the best part of his job: fighting cybercrime at ...

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The Military Prepared Submarine Officer Ernie Reyes to Implement Strategy for Caterpillar

Challenge Accepted. As a kid growing up between Chicago and Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, Ernie ...

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Air Force Veteran Sean Lux Jettisons a Software Engineering Career to Pursue a Law Degree

Sean Lux woke up one day and decided to go to law school. He'd thought ...

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Combat Veteran and Robert Morris University President Chris Howard Shares What It Means to Be Military Friendly

When is the last time you had a conversation that changed you for the better? ...

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If you’re hitting the pavement hard for job opportunities, organization is vital for efficiency and ...

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Transition From Active Duty to Civilian Life- Here’s How!

I wanted to share the ups and downs of my transition from Active Duty back ...

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The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, including increases in a variety of industries, ...

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20 Jobs That Pay Over $100k With The Least Competition

Company ratings, benefits, and perks, plus salary are all factors that come to mind for the average job seeker. However, one factor that the savvy seeker should also consider is the popularity or competitiveness of a job title.

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Free Apprenticeship Programs For Veterans: Here’s How To Get Started!

Upon military retirement or separation, veterans are suddenly faced with not only the question of ...

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Here are 10 programs to consider that fit well with military training and experience for ...

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The following education programs were mentioned often enough by the 2017 Military Friendly® Employers ...

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Professional Credentials

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Here’s What To Do When You Decide To Transition Out Of The Military

Did you know that 250,000 veterans will transition out of the military in 2017? This ...

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Welding Schools For Transitioning Military Veterans

Employers desperately need trained welders. That's because they know that their products and structures are ...

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How to Re-brand Yourself for the Career that You Actually Want

Transitioning from the military is filled with a variety of challenges that require us to ...

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Managing Money: Making the Move from the Military to Financial Services

When most of us hear the term “financial services,” we think of a bank teller, ...

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Working in the Defense Industry Without a Clearance

The defense industry is not only filled with upwardly mobile careers, but it is teeming ...

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7 Undercover Ways to Job Search When You Already Have One

Original article by Emily Moore As someone who closed the deal on a new job ...

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20 Companies That’ll Let You Work From Home—Hiring Now!

Original article by Emily Moore There’s nothing quite like work-from-home days — no time spent ...

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Check Out These Unconventional Paths to IT Careers

IT careers will all require you to have some of the same skills. However, the paths to those IT careers don't all have to be the same. Here are some unconventional paths to IT careers.

Veterans Can Have a Serious Interest in Creative Writing Too!

Have you ever thought about writing a book? Crazy? Or intriguing? If you have a ...

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Soft Skills That Matter in IT Manager Jobs

When people think about pursuing IT manager jobs, they tend to focus heavily on the ...

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How You Can Get the Most Out of Owning Your Own Business

Attention veterans and even military spouses! If military life has taught you how to execute ...

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Top 20 Employee Benefits and Perks for 2017

Original article by the Glassdoor Team Unlimited vacation? Been there, done that. Work-from-home Fridays? Par ...

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9 Things to Never Say in a Salary Negotitation

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson You’re 96% sure that you are ready to schedule ...

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21 Words To Never Include In Your Resume

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson We have all heard the saying, “You’ll never get ...

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7 Types of Companies You Should Never Work For

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson No matter how desperate you are for a job, ...

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Top 10 Lessons I Wish I Had Learned Before My Military Transition

A year ago, my wife and I decided that we were at a decision point ...

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New Year, New Career: 5 Tips for Changing Occupations

Original article by Elka Torpey Do you ever wonder if the grass is greener in ...

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Army Veteran Turned Software Engineer

Co-author, Breaking Into Startups I discovered programming while deployed to Iraq in 2015. I was ...

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5 Arguments to Deserving a Raise — That Your Boss Can’t Ignore

Original article by Anna Bahney Staring down your supervisor and saying, "Hey, so, I think ...

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In This Issue – January 2017

Cover Story Honor Their Future LinkedIn urges America to rethink how it ...

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Honor Their Future

President Barack Obama hosts the Medal of Honor Ceremony for retired U.S. Army Capt. Florent ...

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Solar Success

Rick Cunningham Age: 51 Civilian Job: Operations Manager, Envision Solar International, Inc. Military Service: ...

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Tough Transition

Jeffry D. McGrath Age: 47 Civilian Job: ADirector Property Operations, Waldorf Astoria Casa Marina ...

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  • Cloud

Get Your Head in the Cloud

Could IT skills be any more relevant in today’s world? An emphasis on cloud computing, ...

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Managing Money

When most of us hear the term “financial services,” we think of a bank teller, ...

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8 Jobs Veterans Can Use Their Security Clearance For

Many positions in the military require a security clearance, but did you know that there ...

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7 New Ways Veterans Can Make the Most Out of LinkedIn

*SPONSORED   At G.I. Jobs we regularly champion how LinkedIn can benefit active, transitioning and ...

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In This Issue – December 2016

Cover Story Authenticity Rises to the Top Being Military Friendly® begins and ends ...

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Digging Deep

Steve Van Cott Age: 38 Civilian Job: Area Manager, B325 Powerhouse and Coal Management, ...

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How To Grow a Beard

Robert Graves, C.Ht Age: 34 Civilian Job: Peak Performance Counselor/Author/Life Coach and Certified Hypnotherapist, ...

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How (and Why) to Network with Your Professor

I know what you’re thinking: “This article is going to tell me how to suck ...

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5 Military Habits That Change How You Do Civilian Things

By Angry Staff Officer Some habits stick with you, even when you are off post, ...

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Months After My Military Transition: Making Adjustments for the New Year

The beginning of the year often causes us to reminisce over the previous 12 months ...

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How to Professionally Quit a Job You Hate

Many people get up every day and go to jobs they hate. Whether it’s a ...

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Overcoming Some of the Negatives of Working From Home

When I was in the military, the idea of working from home sounded like paradise. ...

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4 Things to Consider When Looking Into Government Contracting

Trying to decide which direction to go when considering employment options for after the military ...

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See How This Veteran Was Able to Confidently Pursue a Career in Coding

Jameel Matin spent 5 years in the US Armed Forces as an Infantryman in the ...

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3 Professional Ways To Brag On Yourself and Land The Job

By  Katherine Gauthier Raise your hand if you have ever applied for a job. Now ...

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Military Friendly® Awards Recognize Top Employers and Schools

PITTSBURGH—Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for ...

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Finding a Career After Retiring from the Military

Retiring from the military and finding a career for your post-military life can be daunting. ...

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Learning to Code While Deployed to Iraq

TL; DR: While still in the Army, I went from never having programmed to getting ...

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Developing A Plan To Stay Healthy After the Military

After 12 years on active duty, I remember thinking about the early mornings I spent ...

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Overcoming Obstacles in Your Military-to-Civilian Career Transition

Your military-to-civilian career transition is an exciting time in your life. The world is your ...

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5 Podcasts to Listen to if You’re Transitioning from the Military

Transitioning from the military? Podcasts are great resources for you to listen on-the-go as you ...

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How Long Can You Take to Respond to A Job Offer?

You mastered the interview questions and answers and It happened! You've been offered a job. ...

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A Guide for Veterans Interested in a Writing Career

If you’re reading this article, I bet you can tell that I’m a writer. I wrote the line you’re reading right now. This one too. I wrote this whole article, as a matter of fact. What might not be as obvious is that I am also a veteran.

Get a Job You’ll Love in 90 Days

When it comes to career advice, there’s a huge consensus that you should find your ...

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4 Job Search Apps Veterans Should Be Using Right Now

Are you looking for a job board for veterans? Using apps right on your phone ...

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In This Issue – November 2016

Cover Story MCPON's Next Mission The Navy’s top enlisted sailor transitions to ...

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Crafty Career Choice

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MCPON’s Next Mission

Like many service members leaving the military, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike ...

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7 Transferable Soft Skills to Capitalize on in Your Civilian Job Search

As a service member, you’ve gained a plethora of hard skills on the job that ...

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Preparing for Military Retirement: What to Know Before You Go

By Jennifer McDonald Barring something unforeseen, my husband will retire from over 30 years of ...

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3 Main Things You Need to Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

Have you spent hours applying to jobs posted on company websites only to hear nothing ...

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5 Smart Strategies to Help Your Spouse Re-Launch Their Professional Career

Your spouse has made many sacrifices to remain by your side while you pursue your ...

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What to Consider Before Applying to Coding Boot Camps

Part I: Before you decide to apply The first ever coding boot camp popped up ...

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Get a Job You’ll Love in 90 Days, Part II

This is the second installment in our series Get a Job You’ll Love in 90 ...

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Learning How to Budget for Civilian Life

Leaving the military comes with its own set of unique challenges for veterans and their ...

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5 Facts About Transitioning Out of the Military That You Must Know

By Katherine Gauthier Whether you have served for one enlistment or you have made the ...

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Tips for a Successful OCONUS Transition

Let’s start by being completely honest. One of the easiest ways to streamline your transition ...

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5 Unique Careers Most Veterans Haven’t Considered

It might be nice if we lived in a world where careers were as simple ...

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What To Do If You Didn’t Get The Job…

You might have done all your homework. You did your research, got together a great ...

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Finding Inspiration in Your Veteran Network

One of the hardest parts of leaving the military for many veterans is leaving behind ...

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Overcoming the Fear of Failing: Life After the Military

Fear is a great motivator. At least that’s what my drill sergeant used to tell ...

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4 Recruiter Secrets for Military Job Fair Success

Attention job seekers! I have two words: job fair. Yup, party-time for your career search. ...

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Map Out a Plan: 5 Actions You Must Take After You Accept a Job Offer

Congrats! You have the job offer in hand and start in two weeks. You can ...

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Self-Awareness as a Career Transition Tool

When you make the decision to leave the military, you and those around you usually ...

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In This Issue – October 2016

Cover Story Army U. How CSM Davenport and Army University are preparing soldiers ...

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What is a Cover Letter and Why Do I Need One?

It’s likely that the job you are applying for requires a cover letter, to which you ...

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You Haven’t Heard Back After the Interview. What Now?

The agony of defeat. Over a week has passed since your interview and still no ...

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Jobs You Can Jump Right into After the Military – No Degree Required

Because why not just keep working and making money? Nowhere will you find a mandate ...

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Choosing the Right Job as a Military Veteran

Truthfully, there are a lot more jobs for veterans than often realized — logical, really ...

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8 Ways to Fund Your Veteran-Owned Startup Right Now!

Believe it or not, the military does an excellent job in preparing veterans to start ...

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Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Navy Mike Stevens Joins The G.I. Jobs Family!

Victory Media parent company of G.I. Jobs announced today that recently retired Master Chief Petty ...

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6 Mistakes Veterans Should Avoid on LinkedIn

Two million of this social network’s 128 million users identify as US military or veterans, ...

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4 Positive Military-Inspired Habits You Should Form

When you hear the word habit, what do you think of? Do bad habits like ...

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How to Clean Up Your Social Media Profiles During Your Job Search

Hey! How’s your social media looking these days? Pretty good? Let me check… Dude, dudette ...

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How I Learned What ‘Growth’ Means

I was sitting in TAP class at Fort Irwin, pretty miserable. There was no wifi ...

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