A Startup Guide to Freelancing as a Military Veteran

Freelancers are people who sell their work or services to clients rather than being employed by one company. In other words, freelancing is contract work. Most freelancers are paid by the job, though what that means depends on the kind of work they do. Freelancing as a military veteran makes a lot of sense. Freelancing ...

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How These Vets Succeeded In Federal Jobs, and How You Can Too

These three veterans, who found success in federal jobs, explain how you can too. Chief Petty Officer Mardi M. Muru Recruiter, Veterans Programs, U.S. Postal Service Age: 44 Military Service: Chief Petty Officer (E-7), Navy (1993-1997) Navy Reserve (1997-2013) Rating: Sonar Technician, STGC (EXW/SW) What do you do in your current role? I work to ...

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With Construction Jobs, The Sky Is The Limit For Veterans

*SPONSORED If the thought of driving a desk when you get out of the military makes you cringe, consider construction. Construction jobs offer more than the ability to get outdoors and work with your hands. It’s a field where veterans can work their way up to supervisor, manager and even six-figure senior level positions. ...

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Six Questions To Ask At A Job Interview

Recently I’ve been applying for new jobs internally and I was talking with one of my mentors about an interview I had coming up, and what are good questions to ask at a job interview?  He’s a former First Sergeant who I can count on being brutally honest with me, yet always gives some sage ...

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Networking for Introverts: Does a Guide Even Exist?

Networking. For introverts that word ranks up there with other feel-good words and ideas like … dinner with the in-laws, small talk, stepping on a tack and answering a phone call. (Seriously, what kind of human calls instead of sending a text like a normal person?) Not all introverts are anti-social. While some of ...

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America’s 25 Highest Paying Jobs In 2017

When it comes to work, there are two general ways of thinking: Find a way to get paid for what you love to do, or just make the most money you can as fast as you can. Then there are the very lucky few who manage to make both of these things happen. If the ...

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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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