12 Steps to Making Your LinkedIn Profile Shine

Job seekers especially should have a complete and well-constructed LinkedIn profile to build their professional online presence. This article, written to assist military members transitioning to the civilian workplace, offers suggestions to polish your profile into a professional and effective Continue reading

Pillars to Strive for and Live by

The Cadet experience at West Point, as at the other U.S. Service Academies, is built on three pillars – academics, athletics, and military.  In this article, we explain how to apply those same three pillars in your new career after Continue reading

10 Free Job Search Resources for Veterans

With approximately 250,000 service members separating or retiring from the military each year, there is an increased need for veteran employment resources. Many organizations are meeting this demand with free resources to help veterans with their transition and job search. Continue reading

5 Hints to Turn Military Experience into Civilian Employment

Veterans must translate their skills into a format that not only makes sense to an employer, but stands out. By Bradley Hood I recently read an article by Kathleen Lucadamo in the New York Post regarding the difficulties faced by Continue reading

6 Steps and Tips for Attending a Virtual Job Fair

The Corporate Gray/MOAA Virtual Military Job Fairs use online text conversations to bring employers and job seekers together in a convenient and efficient manner. By attending these events you can: –  Research attending companies and view their job opportunities –  Continue reading

The Employee Rights Toolkit: Know Your Rights!

The following is an article from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Blog on their Employee Rights Toolkit, which contains useful information for both employers and employees: USCIS just released a new resource that offers useful information for all Continue reading

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