5 Military Jobs That Translate to the Advanced Manufacturing Industry

You couldn’t 3D print a better match: veterans with a variety of military experiences make great manufacturers By Margaret Clevenger for Get Skills to Work The advanced manufacturing industry can’t find enough skilled workers to fill its reportedly hundreds of Continue reading

LinkedIn: A Full Profile is a Happy Profile

A full profile is a happy profile that will help you get noticed. Here are tips for making your LinkedIn profile professional, searchable, and loaded with the skills you bring to the table: 1. Include a photo to add credibility Continue reading

Spring Clean Your Job Search in 4 Critical Areas

Spring is finally here! It’s the time we deep clean the house, de-clutter the storage room, and organize the garage. Why not also use this time for cleaning up and revitalizing your job search? It’s the perfect time to refresh Continue reading

Do You Have the Right Credentials for the Civilian Job You Seek?

During your transition from the military, you need to take stock of what skills you have and what skills you need for the civilian career you are targeting. It may make sense for you to pursue a certificate or earn Continue reading

Identifying Your Skills and Strengths in the Workplace

What skills that you acquired in the military are most relevant to the civilian job market? What other skills do you possess which may or may not be related to your work in the military? Do you need to acquire Continue reading

3 Essential Job Search Tips

There are 3 essential questions to ask yourself when navigating through your transition to the civilian workplace. These questions can help you to know your skills and interests so you can choose the civilian career path that’s right for you, 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

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

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

Questions and Answers on Recruiting Military Veterans

Did you know that annually, almost 250,000 men and women leave active military service? The skills and experience they bring to the table are wide and varied, with corollaries in almost every civilian occupation. Approximately 20% serve the 20 years Continue reading