The Warrior Ethos Reaches Tech

Post military service, Jameel Matin gradually got comfortable with the business casual look. After all, for five years he wore a Marines’ uniform. In his closet camouflage made way for button up polos and creased slacks. Wearing the attire of a retail operations manager and research analyst, Jameel was gainfully employed in the greater San ...

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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 not the end of your story by any stretch of the imagination.  You can definitely change jobs a few times.  In fact, today’s job market is driven by people who change jobs every couple of years in order to earn ...

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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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6 Healthcare Careers for Squeamish People

Healthcare careers can combine the advantages of a great occupational outlook with a chance to make a difference in people’s lives. If you’re like me, the downside is that many of the jobs in healthcare are ... well, they’re kind of gross. Growing up with a nurse as a parent, I am fully aware of ...

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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 are plenty of job opportunities in the civilian world where veterans can use them too? Some career fields may be more obvious than others, such as the space industry, intelligence jobs or cyber security positions, but there are also administrative, ...

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3 Financial Services Jobs You Didn’t Know You Were Qualified For

Many career fields in the military give veterans a great deal of options when looking for a job after serving. One industry that many may not often consider is the financial services industry. Financial services is a fast-growing and popular industry with lots of jobs that veterans may qualify for based on experience gained in ...

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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 supervisor you don’t agree with, a negative environment or just a position you may have outgrown, no one wants to find themselves in this situation. So what do you do? Here are three tips to help you professionally quit a ...

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So You’re Interested in Becoming a Teacher After the Military…

The world of teaching can be a rewarding and meaningful career choice. If you’re reading this, then I’m guessing you are considering a career in education but may not be sure if it’s the right fit. Becoming a teacher after the military allows you to serve again, this time on the home front, and bring ...

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3 Surprising Jobs in Manufacturing That Are Great For Vets

For many veterans, manufacturing jobs bring to mind images of the old days of heavy industry—the gritty, dirty work of steel-making or the massive assembly lines of Detroit auto plants. While those kinds of traditional industrial jobs still exist, the face of manufacturing is changing. The industrial workforce is more technology-focused and diverse than ever ...

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