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As someone who has served your country, you have spent years protecting freedoms for others and ensuring that Americans can continue living the American dream. However, now that you have entered civilian life you may find settling into a new career somewhat difficult. Military veterans deserve strong professional civilian careers, which is why we have created this list of the five best professional careers for military veterans....
If you have been working in military service for years, you probably have a vague understanding of what it’s like to find a civil job. Therefore, after quitting or retiring military career, a person is in a lost. How to apply for the jobs to get hired? Where to find jobs that are suitable for ex-military people? How to create a CV and what information to include to it? You will be surprised to know that ex-military service people...
After the devastation Covid-19 is wreaking on the economy, people from all walks of life will need to get back on their feet financially. Your credit score impacts employment background checks in several ways, so it's vital to keep your score positive. Here's how veterans can work to repair a poor credit score.  When you apply for a credit card or a loan to buy a house or car the potential lender will first review your...
For veterans, the transition from active service to life back home can be challenging, especially when service led to debilitating injuries and disability. Studies reveal that a staggering 29.6% of veterans between the ages of 21 to 64  have a service-related disability . This means around 3.5 million veterans will have to adapt their daily lives. For these veterans, a simple act such as finding legal representation can be a...
Having weaknesses is natural. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to perceive our strengths. Becoming aware of our soft spots is the first step we must take in order to develop ourselves for the better. Nowadays veterans have a hard time managing their weaknesses gained from war. Most of them developed PTSD as a result of the terror they experienced during the war. Recovering from PTSD is harder than you would think....
Veterans come back from war with a more nuanced view of the war, and many become intimately involved with political causes. Stories about veterans taking on causes from both sides of the political divide, such as ABC-featured  climate campaigner MJ Hegar , are rife, and the world of finance is starting to notice. With one eye on the investments that veterans can make and the progressive causes that they often champion, there are now...
Loneliness is all too common amongst military veterans, with a study published in the Journal Occupational Medicine finding it to be one of the  most commonly reported issues . Under the current regulations around social distancing, social isolation is even more of a problem for veterans, many of whom find themselves living alone with little contact with friends and family, who may not understand what they’ve been through. For...
In 2020, the social media environment is as strong as ever. We’re currently experiencing a digital media boom, where people are shifting their lives towards the online environment. Social media is one of the reasons. After all, it’s obvious, as it can be used in different ways: Instant Communication Social Activities Selling/Buying/Renting Stuff As a Source of Information Brand Awareness...
Almost $20 billion is set to be  donated to the Department of Veteran Affairs  as part of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) relief bill to help veterans receive the necessary care during the current pandemic, reports Government Executive. Roughly $15.85 billion will go to the Veterans Health Administration to cover the treatment of veterans at emergency rooms, civilian urgent care clinics, and VA hospitals. $3.1 billion will be...
There is no doubt that ex-military personnel are incredibly disciplined and well trained, and both of these factors usually serve these men and women well in their post-military careers—no matter what field they end up going into. That being said, there are a number of jobs that tend to be a better fit for former military service men and women and allow them to directly use their tactical skills and military training to their...
Changing your job or your field of work can be quite difficult. Nowadays, companies are very dynamic, they change from day to day. This dynamism can make the process of finding a suitable job quite long and exhausting. Because of this, people tend to be very skeptical about the recruitment processes used by companies today. When you want to start applying for jobs, you should consider writing a top-notch resume , thus...
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....