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 the financial giant PwC* or being part of his company's Veterans Affinity Network, where he's taken part in ceremonies and special events, helped to recruit other veterans and supported nonprofits in their work. Either way, he knows he's able to ...

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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 Reyes liked a challenge. So after high school, he enlisted in the Marine Corps. He was selected to become an officer through the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program. Two Branches. A Navy commanding officer offered Reyes the opportunity to join ...

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In This Issue – January 2017

Cover Story Honor Their Future LinkedIn urges America to rethink how it honors veterans. Read Full Story Featured Articles Managing Money Willing to learn? There are some intriguing career options for young veterans in financial services. Read Full Story Get Your ...

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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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In This Issue – December 2016

Cover Story Authenticity Rises to the Top Being Military Friendly® begins and ends with culture and commitment. Rather than walk you through a dry rendition of our methodology and scoring algorithm, I thought it would be more engaging and informative to define what it means to be Military Friendly® with an inside look ...

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In This Issue – November 2016

Cover Story MCPON's Next Mission The Navy’s top enlisted sailor transitions to Victory Media, where he now champions all veterans. Read Full Story Student Veteran Success Trading Places Soldier lands a career in the fast-paced world of energy trading. View Profile Mo's ...

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Match for the Mission

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Crafty Career Choice

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