Stress: Managing the Transition to Civilian Life

 Managing Transition Stress in the Return to Civilian Life                                                    “There’s not to reason why,                                                      Theirs but to do and die.”                                                                                            Lord Tennyson Alfred Serving in the military isn’t a straightforward job. It’s a demanding profession and requires courage and bravery to adopt it.  But are returning to civilian life also stances challenges for the lads […]

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Remote Work: Are You a Good Fit?

Finding and Getting a Remote Work Position    Increasingly, a larger number of  jobs can be done from beyond a fixed office or other work location these days and today’s veterans are able to capitalize on this they seek work in the civilian sector. What practices should professionals make use of to locate as well […]

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The Life Sciences Industry Wants You!

A job search after leaving the military can be challenging. On the surface, jobs performed in the service seem highly specialized and specific to military life and many people may be living with the idea that they are best suited to certain careers. However, many of the skills developed in military careers actually translate well […]

8 tips to help you transition to civilian job market

8 tips to help you transition to civilian job market

Veterans transitioning to civilian job market usually find the experience downright exasperating. Recruiters are at a loss when confronted with military resumes, which – even if impressive – don’t help veterans to find a niche for themselves on the market. Hiring managers don’t know how to categorize this kind of experience and as a result, […]

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Good Careers for Military Veterans

When returning to civilian life, veterans want to increase their odds of success in the workforce. One of the best ways to do that is by choosing a career path and training that best suits their skills and interests. There are some inherent skills that are taught in the military – including discipline and teamwork […]

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Join the Women Veterans Conference

What are you doing January 7? We have plans for you… Join us for the day-long Women Veteran’s Conference to connect with national employers and non-profit organizations that provide valuable resources such as healthcare, education and career resources to women veterans.