Business Services Industry

16 # of Military Friendly® Employers ranked in the Top 100 7 # of defense employers that earned Military Friendly® designation 70% % of defense employers ranked in Top 100 Your Future In Business Services Business Administrator & Professional Services Logistician & Supply ...

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Honor Their Future

President Barack Obama hosts the Medal of Honor Ceremony for retired U.S. Army Capt. Florent Groberg at the White House in Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 2015. Groberg received the medal for actions during a combat engagement in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2012, while he was the commander of a personal security detail for the ...

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Get Your Head in the Cloud

Could IT skills be any more relevant in today’s world? An emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, more everyday items becoming connected to the internet and the continued demand for mobile computing all translate to great career opportunities for transitioning service members with IT skills. Even those who don’t have ...

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Managing Money

When most of us hear the term “financial services,” we think of a bank teller, or maybe someone who knows about the stock market. Plenty of those folks work in this industry, of course, but there are countless other positions that make it run. In fact, the financial services industry probably has more similarities to ...

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Nothing Boring About This

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What I Learned from Patriot Boot Camp

This post originally appeared on the Candl Blog on July 8, 2016 In June, I traveled to Austin, TX to attend an event called Patriot Boot Camp sponsored by TechStars. Patriot Boot Camp, or “PBC”, is a 3-day intensive program designed to give military veteran entrepreneurs access to some of the same mentors, classes, workshops, and resources ...

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5 Proven Steps to Starting Your Veteran-Owned Business

This article is an excerpt from the award-winning book, The Evolution of an Entrepreneur.  “Veteran entrepreneurs are America’s most untapped and highly skilled economic development resource that we should immediately start empowering.” - Jack Nadel  Since the beginning of my career, I have been creating and refining what I call the “Nadel Method,” outlining five steps ...

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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 and run their own businesses. As veterans, we learn a lot of skills that are very important to being a successful entrepreneur: Leadership Teamwork Discipline Perseverance Dedication Preparation Adaptability In fact, in many cases, entrepreneurs have limited success or outright ...

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Finding the Right School as a Military Veteran

Finding the right school can be one of the toughest and most important decisions of our lives. Considering the geographic, financial, and educational factors of a school can be difficult by themselves, but for veterans and current military members, there is even more to consider. Veterans must take into account school participation in VA programs, ...

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How to Start Your Own Business Without Investors

Can you start your own business without investors? This is a question that crosses the mind of many “would be” veteran entrepreneurs (Vetrepreneurs!) prior to starting any business. In many cases, this lack of capital, combined with fear of the unknown and lack of income stream, puts a damper on what might be an exciting ...

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