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 […]
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 […]
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.
Orthotics and prosthetics, or O&P, is the evaluation, fabrication, and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces. It’s a trending health profession that includes both cutting edge technology and hands-on patient care.
Veterans make great entrepreneurs. In fact veterans own roughly 9% of all American firms and employ roughly six million people with a payroll of $210 billion. That’s just about the number of people who live in cities like Philadelphia, Boston, Detroit, or Dallas-Fort Worth. Their military training gave them focus, but it’s something inside them […]
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 […]
Recently I met with the Federal Aviation Administration senior leadership – they plan to hire over 600 new Air Traffic Control Specialists … and want as many of them as possible to be Veterans.
The transition from the military to the civilian workforce can be a daunting task for any service man or woman. Despite possessing strong skills in areas of leadership, operations, and teamwork, veterans are not always aware of the available career opportunities that utilize these skills. Business ownership is not only an opportunity for which veterans […]
In recent months, employers have begun to gain confidence in the economy after five years of recession and slow, unsteady recovery. Since the start of 2012, improving job prospects seem to finally be effecting hiring in a noticeable way. For recent students graduating from bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, the chances of quickly entering into […]