Retired Brig. Gen. Becky Halstead, founder of STEADFAST Leadership, LLC, and the first female Commanding General in U.S. military history to lead at the strategic level in combat operations, talks how she developed prime leadership habits in the Army that carried over to civilian life.
With Veterans Day closely approaching, now more than ever the country will honor the brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. Helping veterans re-acclimate themselves to society after their service is something we should all proudly take part in. Although there are lots of organizations that assist veterans with a variety […]
As with many other job-related hazards, asbestos exposure was an unavoidable reality for many men and women who served in the U.S. military. From Navy ship to Army bases, hundreds of government-owned properties were contaminated with asbestos. Working around the fibers was a common occurrence for many veterans.
Did you know that VA can provide free vocational and educational counseling services for transitioning Servicemembers and individuals eligible for GI Bill benefits (Montgomery, VR&E, Post-9/11, etc.)?
Many veterans find the problem-solving skills and discipline they learned in the military are invaluable to entrepreneurial jobs. In fact, plenty of today’s recent military retirees are starting their own small businesses. Veterans who have served in recent military conflicts may find more satisfaction in being the boss as they transition into civilian life.
Last year’s unemployment rate for young veterans, those who served in war since 2001, hit 12.1%, a number surpassing that of the nonveteran population, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Veterans struggle to find work as they transition their careers and find it challenging to adjust to the different processes and routines of […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Individuals who are transitioning from military to civilian life have numerous details to sort out, including how to translate their experience on resumes. In her new booklet, Quick Military Transition Guide, author Janet Farley pinpoints which military words and phrases should be excluded from resumes.
This July 4th holiday offers a mid-year opportunity to re-assess and re-focus job search plans. You can reclaim your individual freedom by becoming – or remaining – employable.
I will be very honest with you in this post. Most interview articles only show obvious mistakes, as if most people don’t know showing up late is bad form. I will tell you the things I didn’t really know about until I was the one interviewing, and interviewing for a variety of positions and person-types. […]