5 Tech Skills You Learned in the Military that Can Boost Your Civilian Career

If you were to believe the recruitment videos, there are only two kinds of jobs you can do in the military: combat arms (including fighting magma monsters with a sword), and the kinds of slick, high-tech work that cause an instantaneous post-training morph into a respected and highly paid IT manager the instant you walk ...

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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 way of doing things. A lot of that mindset is positive, even in the civilian world. Much of the military attitude will serve you well. But there are a few bad habits of thought and behavior that are common stumbling ...

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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 military is stressful.  There are so many things to think about from finding a job to figuring out health insurance options.  There is the possibility of having to move across the country to accept a dream job and perhaps uprooting ...

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Applying for VA Disability and Compensation

With a whole world of opportunity on the horizon, transitioning out of the service can be an exciting time. If you’re anything like me, you were so hypnotized by the idea of trading in your uniform for some blue jeans that you probably threw together a loose transition plan at best. Maybe your plan was ...

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3 Misconceptions About Military Transition

Whether you are within days of leaving the military or you still have many years left to serve, there will come a time when you will seriously start thinking about what life is like after you hang up the uniform. It is a great feeling to sit and think about your post-military life and all ...

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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 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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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? When was the last time you connected with a person willing to share of themselves, and what they shared made a difference? Who was the last person who took nothing from you, gave you everything they had in the moment ...

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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 into the civilian sector. I started as a reservist and then went active duty, specifically as an AGR Recruiter of which I served 6 years, before exiting Active Duty to return to the civilian sector in 2014. Although I remained ...

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A Veteran’s Ivy League Experience with Harvard Business School’s HBX CORe

*Schools appearing on this page are paid advertisers who may be interested in recruiting you   Are you just wrapping up your undergrad and wondering what’s next? Have you just finished your degree and feel like you could benefit from less academia and more practicum? For the past few years Harvard’s Business School (yeah, that ...

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