Commissary shopping during COVID-19: safety tips to keep in mind. Even amid the pandemic military members and retirees still need to provide for their families by shopping during COVID-19 for daily food and sundries. People want to know that grocery shopping is safe. Rest assured that to this point, not a single case has been […]
10 Steps To Save Your Retirement So many of the best marketing and advertising executives in the country are consumed with getting you to spend cash and, if needed, to enter into debt to do so. Absolutely all the media that reach you every day are created to get you to invest money. In order […]
Thanking your interviewer could make the difference. So…you’ve applied! You submitted your resume and got the call! Now you just need to pass the interview and get the job! Taking a moment for an extra step AFTER the interview could just be the missing link. Many officers and senior enlisted do this interview tip…it can […]
Build Your resume Smarter Not Harder Resume writing can be daunting. You can research details online, or look to a professional resume service. It is always handy to have resources on hand to help in composing or rewriting your existing resume and/or cover letter. These four books can offer you with a wealth of details […]
By Mike McDonough, vice president, Capture2 According to a study by the Small Business Administration, 9.3 percent of veteran-owned firms reported the Federal, state or local government as a major customer. Of these firms, 3.2 percent reported the Federal government as a major customer, while only two percent of firms owned by non-veterans reported the […]
Photo Source What Veterans Can Do to Ensure Post-Military Career Success While most veteran’s first response to having their DD-214 in hand is something close to elation, the overall emotions associated with finishing your last military contract are rarely that simple. This is for good reason, given that most veterans have little adult experience […]
Whether you have moved into a civilian career and lost your military benefits, or you have retired from service and are now looking to enjoy a relaxed pace of life, money challenges can certainly crop up. Statistics suggest that more than half of veterans feels that they would not be able to deal with a […]
It isn’t easy to find a good job these days, no matter how impressive your skills and qualities might be. The competition is quite stiff and everything in the industry changes quickly, so you need to adjust really fast. This can be hard, especially if you didn’t have the opportunity to keep up with the […]
Returning to civilian life after the military can often be a lot harder than expected. Veterans face many of the same issues as civilian workers, but have the added pressure of facing a host of other challenges when transitioning back to ‘real’ life.
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At first glance, the recent reports on the employment of veterans make it seem like things are looking up. For example, the overall unemployment rate for all veterans dipped down to 6.6 percent this year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, post 9/11 veterans have a 50 percent greater unemployment rate than the […]