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Veterans lead unique lives, and there aren’t many people who can identify with their experiences. Transitioning back to civilian life can feel a little overwhelming. Veterans should wait until they’re ready to make the jump, and sometimes, it helps to get their toes wet before that jump. If you’re having a hard time finding a 9 to 5 career that you’ll be happy with or you need to supplement your income, there are a...
Lately many comapnies like GE, Walmart and other big companies have pledged to hire thousands of veterans to fill jobs. We think its great that corporate Americe is realizing how valuable our heores are. If your business has yet to get on board consider these 4 reasons why they should be your next hire. 1. Tenacity. Veterans understand better than most what perseverance is all about, if for no other reason than they survived boot...
From Uniform to Personal Style for Veterans The uniform. People have mixed feelings about wearing a uniform to work. Some love the ease of it and how you do not have to think about what to wear when you have a uniform. Others hate not being able to express their individuality. Whatever your feelings are about wearing a military uniform there will come a day when you have to take it off—for good.   Life after...
Congratulations for landing yourself a job interview! You are ready for a job and now you need to prepare for the interview. Adjust to a non-military work culture. Unlike in the military, you will need to address your interviewer by the first or last name. Adopt a different language to mention time. For example, say four pm instead of 16 hundred hours. Explain your position in the military in simple terms and avoid complex military titles....
Did you know that veterans who receive VA disability may be eligible for additional benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA)? If you were discharged from the military recently, or have worked at least part-time since your leave, you may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance, which is a monthly payment that can be used for your healthcare, rent, household needs, or any other daily living expenses....
Veterans deserve every chance to earn a good living doing work that they genuinely enjoy. If you're a veteran and you want to find a fulfilling new career, you should know that a lot of companies hire veterans to perform HVAC installation, repairs and maintenance. As you probably already know, HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. If you think that you have the right skill set for this type of work (and it's pretty...
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Military life is very demanding and is characterized by a lot of training. It prepares you to handle almost anything in life. Having closely worked with military personnel, I am deeply persuaded that I could help you make a crossover from your military job. How about trying a career in writing? If you have managed to survive in your military profession for whatever amount of time, you definitely can make it in my new proposal to you. As a...
Exiting the service and transitioning into civilian life can be daunting. A lot of service members can be left feeling bewildered and a little uneasy about their future career options. Here are some important tips to remember that will lead to job-hunting success. 1) Prepare: You should be thinking about transitioning out well before you actually do. Think in terms of months or years, not weeks. Job searching is hard and often takes a...
Most of you probably have questions when it comes to resume writing. If you are not comfortable writing them consider hiring a resume writer. But if you like to write your own consider the latest trends you should be following. Don't list every school you attended . Resumes are removing all unnecessary information and in 2017 are even more summarized. List only schools that are most relevant to your application or those with the...
If you are wondering what you can do after exiting your military service, career in cybersecurity could be the best solution for you. Yes, the way to land the job in IT sphere completely differs from your previous experience, but this article will facilitate the process of getting into cyber security. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is increasing at a breathtaking pace. It’s easy to see why these jobs are so popular...
You are leaving the military and are faced with a challenging task of developing a resume. Given that you have to figure out how to make a perfect transition to a civilian job even if your military career is rich in achievements, so we have collected a number of tips for you. Whether your military resume does not get replies from employers or you are having a hard time creating one that will, these tips will be helpful to change that....