Best Practices for Supporting Veterans in the Workplace

What are companies doing to successfully support their Veteran employees, as well as those in the National Guard or Reserve? This was the focus of a recent project by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD – to Continue reading

Be Your Own Boss: Franchising Resources

For transitioning military members who are considering an entrepreneurial career, franchise ownership could be a good fit. “Veterans have many of the skill sets that franchisors are seeking. There are more than 500 franchise companies that offer financial incentives to Continue reading

Police Work a Natural Fit for Some Veterans

by Bradley Hood Contributor, InMilitaryEducation On September 1st Gary Peterson wrote an article for the Contra Costa Times on the natural fit many veterans find police work to be after their service. His article addressed a trend which is far Continue reading

Job Hunting – Your Partner’s Support can Make all the Difference

By Julie Bowen Moving from the military into civilian employment is a major step and can feel as though you are moving into a very different world to the one you have been used to for the length of time Continue reading

My Military to Private Sector Transition – Seven Lessons Learned

By John R. Rumbaugh I retired in March after 30 years as a US Naval Officer.  It was the end of a rewarding career that included travel, challenging work and camaraderie, but I knew that it was also the beginning Continue reading

Using Educational Benefits to Ease the Transition to a Civilian Career

By Julie Bowen Why Education? The skills and experience you have acquired during your military career can be attractive to many employers, but depending on your career plans, you may find it necessary to return to education in order to Continue reading

Survey Says… Get Found on Social Media!

There are many advantages to using social media in your job search, especially using professional sites like LinkedIn. But besides helping you get noticed, build connections, and find opportunities, quite possibly the number one reason to use social media is Continue reading

Calculate & Negotiate Your Best Salary!

Salary is an important consideration in the job search, but many individuals leaving the military are unprepared to properly handle the salary question, believing it is predetermined. However, most employers have some flexibility to negotiate salary. Before going into salary Continue reading

Translate Your Military Skills into Civilian Language in 6 Easy Steps

How do you accurately and honestly portray your military skills and experience into language which civilian hiring managers will understand? This is a difficult hurdle for military job seekers to overcome in their civilian job search. It is the job Continue reading

Education Database Helps You Choose Wisely

Thinking about starting or continuing your education online? There are many good resources that can help you choose an online education program and school that’s right for you. One such resource that was recently brought to my attention is the Continue reading