Those with outstanding conversational skills are more successful and have higher-paying jobs. The most powerful people in the world are often the best conversationalists. This has been found to be true in industry, politics, and the military. You can dramatically increase your conversational skills by avoiding the most common conversation mistakes, especially in the workplace. […]
Last year, last month or maybe even yesterday may have marked your last day in uniform, but you’re still keen on career advancement in the civilian world, too. Now that you’re far removed from the daily routine of active duty and following the promotion requirements for the next board, making a shift in your approach […]
Each year we honor the service of our military on Veterans Day. A time to give honor and respect to all of the men and women who have served the country. Rather than focusing on veterans’ past service in uniform, bringing light to the characteristics and skills of a veterans as they transition from life […]
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 […]
Transitioning from military to civilian life and employment isn’t a piece of cake. If you’re a veteran and a job seeker, you know what I’m talking about. Have you been sending out your military resume and not getting any replies from employers? You’re not alone. A recent study found out that veterans list finding a job as the […]
Earning an interview with any company requires that you have a strong understanding of the company itself, the position you’re applying for, and a top-notch resume. These three pieces come together to decide if you’re contacted for an interview or not. Finding all of this information requires a lot of legwork and searching, but there […]
Coming back from a tour can be tough, with its own challenges that we all know far too well. Finishing your duty and returning to a normal 9 to 5 can be even more difficult, particularly when surrounded by civilians instead of fellow veterans. Adjusting takes time, but here are 7 tips to try and […]
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.
Veterans transitioning back to civilian life need a lot of support in their first few months of job-hunting. If you’re planning to find a new job, it’s not going to be easy – but you absolutely stand a chance at facing this challenge.