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 commuting to the office, no co-workers stopping by your desk to make last-minute asks, and, if you like, no need to change out of your PJ’s. It’s enough to make you wish that this could be your routine every day. ...

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5 Great Reasons Veterans Should Become Freelancers

The freelancing economy is here. Over 53 million Americans currently offer their services as independent contractors. It’s also estimated that 50% of our workforce will become freelancers by 2020. Independent professionals have more opportunity now than they ever have before. This provides great opportunities to Military Veterans and Military Spouses! As the government continues to ...

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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. The way I saw it, I’d sleep in, work on my own schedule, and be free forever of a boss looking over my shoulder. As much as I loved the work I did, my fellow sailors and (on most days) ...

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Workplace Attire: Navigating the More Casual Workspace

Your transition classes are supposed to prepare you for civilian work, which includes dressing appropriately. In fact, you may be told to attend class not in uniform but in "professional attire," which means a suit and tie. Today's workplace is often somewhat casual, although certainly not to the point of jeans and a T-shirt. Here's how to successfully ...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Army Marathon

Photo Credit: used with permission of Ed Bandas Most people who live in central Texas know about the Army Marathon that runs from Killeen (just outside of Fort Hood) to Temple. The marathon takes place on the first Sunday in March each year, and also consists of half-marathon and 5K events. There was even a shadow ...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Military Transitioners

It’s that time of year again and as a transitioning veteran you may be looking forward to a fresh start for the New Year. If you haven’t already your number one resolution should be to land a job with a great company. This is easier said than done and you may want to resolve to ...

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Relationships and College: Dating and Marriage in School as a Veteran

The college experience is such a dynamic time for students that it is conducive to great experiences as well as struggles. As veterans we sometimes set ourselves apart from the traditional college atmosphere, but allowing yourself to fully assimilate into the culture of a college or university can yield extremely positive rewards. Whether you are ...

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9 Stress Relief Tips for After Transition

Transitioning out of the service, being back with family and trying to find a suitable career can cause stress and anxiety for any veteran. The pressures and difficulties of everyday civilian life are completely different than those associated with military employment. This stress can be debilitating and lead to trouble sleeping, relationship conflicts and physical ...

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PT in the Civilian Sector

With the obesity problem in America reaching epidemic proportions, companies are now discovering the benefits of offering a wellness program for their employees. Fit employees take fewer sick days and require less health care coverage. Here are a few tips to keep up with PT in the civilian sector. For prior military personnel, finding a ...

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Life Tip #34: Start a Hobby Today

When you get out of the service, there are a lot of things to adjust to and important things to think about like career, education, benefits, and more. But not all of it has to be so serious all the time- an important part of being a civilian is having some time to escape from ...

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