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  • Veteran Influncer of the month

Veteran Influencer of Month, Natalie Oliverio- Making A Difference!

Today G.I. Jobs launches a new honor that recognizes veterans who are having a ...

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  • Veteran Influncer of the month

Veteran Influencer of Month, Natalie Oliverio- Making A Difference!

Today G.I. Jobs launches a new honor that recognizes veterans who are having a ...

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  • Veteran Influncer of the month

Veteran Influencer of Month, Natalie Oliverio- Making A Difference!

Today G.I. Jobs launches a new honor that recognizes veterans who are having a ...

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How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job

1SG(R) Justin C. Pearson & USAF veteran Jay Jackson talk about: How To Position Yourself To Land Your Dream Job! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

Preparing For Your VA Physical

MCPON(R) Mike Stevens and our Veteran Advocates: Preparing For Your VA Physical! We are your number #1 transition resource bringing you the latest and greatest! Find Employers that want to HIRE you NOW!

Get Out and Take Off

Find yourself and your transition goals to start your next career. By Mike Asper, USMC (2005-2011)

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Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Thrift Savings Plan

Hopefully while you were in uniform you were able to put some funds into the ...

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  • US Foods

Employers Recruit Veterans to Deliver the Food We Eat

SPONSORED* America loves to take out and eat out, and the inside track on the ...

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  • Networking with Linkedin

The Extensive Guide to Networking With LinkedIn

NETWORKING WITH LINKEDIN Finding a job after leaving the military is almost never an easy ...

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Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Part 2

I don’t know about you, but when I entered the military (slightly after the earth ...

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  • Financial Literacy Tools

Great Financial Literacy Tools Available to Veterans

As VA’s Veterans Benefits Administration, we often write about the VA benefits that Veterans, service members ...

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  • Buying New Clothing

Dress For Success: Buying New Clothing as a Civilian

Buying new clothing for your civilian life is a sometimes overlooked cost - but it's ...

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  • Military Mindset

Separating From The Military Mindset After Retirement

No matter how well a servicemember prepares, the act of transitioning from the military mindset ...

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  • Transitioning Servicemembers

Fort Drum TAP Leader’s Advice For Transitioning Service Members

There are nearly 300 transitioning service members who separate from the military every month at ...

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  • Retirement Plans

Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Part 1

An active duty servicemember doesn’t need to think much about retirement plans.  There is one, ...

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Veterans Coming Home: Challenges of Reintegration

*SPONSORED*   Returning servicemembers have to adjust to an entirely new mindset. The structure and ...

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Creating A Circle of Colleagues

Military active duty is a calling like no other.  The men and women that you ...

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  • Network

Building Your Network: Making The Right Connections

Like any other military operation, building your network is never complete.  Rather, it is full ...

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  • Veteran Job Fairs

Do’s and Don’ts At Veteran Job Fairs: A Corporate Recruiter’s View

Job fairs, networking events and mixers are ideal opportunities for job seekers to meet live ...

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  • Networking

Utilize The Right Networking Tools In Your Job Search

Transitioning members of the military hear it constantly in job search workshops – “Network!” Professional ...

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  • Military Experience

Sometimes Your Military Rank Won’t Translate To Civilian Careers

You’ve transitioned to civilian life, but every job you find expects you to start at ...

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  • Veteran Employment

Your 8-Digit Grid Coordinate To Veteran Employment

To My Fellow Veterans (Open Letter #2), I'll never forget the conversation I had several ...

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  • Personal Brand

Launch A Post-Military Personal Brand With Social Networking

In this day and age, social media is nearly everywhere:  from duck face selfies to ...

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  • Military Transition

Looking On The Bright Side of Military Transition

Leaving the military is a very strange experience. Finding a job, insurance, and a place ...

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  • Veterans

An Open Letter to Veterans: Why You Aren’t Being Hired

Open Letter #1...To My Fellow Veterans, One of the most courageous things you will ever ...

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  • Veterans Preference

Understanding Veterans’ Preference and Employment Eligibility, Part 1

If you are a transitioning military member, it is important to understand your veterans’ preference ...

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  • Resume Writing

The Meat and Potatoes of Resume Writing

(Potatoes First – keep reading, there is some USDA Prime Tenderloin Filet in about 45 ...

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  • Questions to ask in a job interview

Six Questions To Ask At A Job Interview

Recently I’ve been applying for new jobs internally and I was talking with one of ...

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Great Jobs For Veterans: Why We Succeed As Project Managers

SPONSORED As a veteran mentor, I hear a lot of questions about what skills ...

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  • how to use linkedin

How To Use LinkedIn: Here’s Your Tips and Tricks

SPONSORED   In the early 90s, you could apply for a job by visiting companies ...

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Military Retirement Timeline: 5 steps towards getting a job

One of the biggest questions about getting a job after retiring from the military is, ...

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3 Ways to Apply Intentionality in Your Military Transition

You may be asking yourself “What is Intentionality and How Can It Help Me Leave ...

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  • Veteran Owned Businesses

8 Best Industries for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Over the last 10 years, we’ve seen an influx of military veterans transitioning their skills ...

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  • Bad Habits

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 ...

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  • positive thinking military transition

How Positive Thinking Can Help Your Military Transition

If you have not heard, let me be the first to tell you:  leaving the ...

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  • how to apply for VA disability

Applying for VA Disability and Compensation

With a whole world of opportunity on the horizon, transitioning out of the service can ...

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  • guide to networking for introverts

Networking for Introverts: Does a Guide Even Exist?

Networking. For introverts that word ranks up there with other feel-good words and ideas ...

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  • military to civilian transition

3 Misconceptions About Military Transition

Whether you are within days of leaving the military or you still have many years ...

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  • Career options for veterans

3 “In the Meantime” Job Options for Student Veterans

Your Story is Just Beginning… The first job you get after leaving the military is ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Air Force Veteran Sean Lux Jettisons a Software Engineering Career to Pursue a Law Degree

Sean Lux woke up one day and decided to go to law school. He'd thought ...

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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? ...

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How to Keep Track and Focus Your Job Search

If you’re hitting the pavement hard for job opportunities, organization is vital for efficiency and ...

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  • transition from active duty to civilian

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 ...

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7 Hot Industries Military Job Seekers Should Consider

The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, including increases in a variety of industries, ...

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  • Apprenticeship Programs for veterans

Free Apprenticeship Programs For Veterans: Here’s How To Get Started!

Upon military retirement or separation, veterans are suddenly faced with not only the question of ...

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Military Choice

Here are 10 programs to consider that fit well with military training and experience for ...

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On The Rise

The following education programs were mentioned often enough by the 2017 Military Friendly® Employers ...

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Professional Credentials

A professional credential is a license, certificate, diploma or other document that proves an individual’s ...

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  • transition from active duty to civilian

Here’s What To Do When You Decide To Transition Out Of The Military

Did you know that 250,000 veterans will transition out of the military in 2017? This ...

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  • welding schools for transitioning veterans

Welding Schools For Transitioning Military Veterans

Employers desperately need trained welders. That's because they know that their products and structures are ...

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  • Re-Brand Yourself

How to Re-brand Yourself for the Career that You Actually Want

Transitioning from the military is filled with a variety of challenges that require us to ...

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Managing Money: Making the Move from the Military to Financial Services

When most of us hear the term “financial services,” we think of a bank teller, ...

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  • defense jobs that dont require a clearance

Working in the Defense Industry Without a Clearance

The defense industry is not only filled with upwardly mobile careers, but it is teeming ...

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  • ways to job search when you already have one

7 Undercover Ways to Job Search When You Already Have One

Original article by Emily Moore As someone who closed the deal on a new job ...

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  • let you work from home

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 ...

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Veterans Can Have a Serious Interest in Creative Writing Too!

Have you ever thought about writing a book? Crazy? Or intriguing? If you have a ...

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  • IT Manager Jobs

Soft Skills That Matter in IT Manager Jobs

When people think about pursuing IT manager jobs, they tend to focus heavily on the ...

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How You Can Get the Most Out of Owning Your Own Business

Attention veterans and even military spouses! If military life has taught you how to execute ...

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  • employee benefits and perks

Top 20 Employee Benefits and Perks for 2017

Original article by the Glassdoor Team Unlimited vacation? Been there, done that. Work-from-home Fridays? Par ...

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  • things to never say in a salary negotiation

9 Things to Never Say in a Salary Negotitation

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson You’re 96% sure that you are ready to schedule ...

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  • words to never include in your resume

21 Words To Never Include In Your Resume

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson We have all heard the saying, “You’ll never get ...

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  • types of companies you should never work for

7 Types of Companies You Should Never Work For

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson No matter how desperate you are for a job, ...

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  • lessons i wish i had learned before my military transition

Top 10 Lessons I Wish I Had Learned Before My Military Transition

A year ago, my wife and I decided that we were at a decision point ...

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  • tips for changing occupations

New Year, New Career: 5 Tips for Changing Occupations

Original article by Elka Torpey Do you ever wonder if the grass is greener in ...

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  • veteran turned software engineer

Army Veteran Turned Software Engineer

Co-author, Breaking Into Startups I discovered programming while deployed to Iraq in 2015. I was ...

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  • arguments to deserving a raise

5 Arguments to Deserving a Raise — That Your Boss Can’t Ignore

Original article by Anna Bahney Staring down your supervisor and saying, "Hey, so, I think ...

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Honor Their Future

President Barack Obama hosts the Medal of Honor Ceremony for retired U.S. Army Capt. Florent ...

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Solar Success

Rick Cunningham Age: 51 Civilian Job: Operations Manager, Envision Solar International, Inc. Military Service: ...

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