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

Think ahead: Transition Tips and Resources

Prepare for transition to civilian life with these recommendations for active duty service members and family. by Elizabeth Samet The military has taught you many skills, including preparation and organization. These two skills will be especially important post-service, according to career Continue reading

Best LinkedIn Secret for Job-seeking Veterans

One simple change can increase veterans’ odds of getting noticed. By William Treseder A group of veterans and employers recently gathered in downtown San Francisco to get the inside scoop on the best ways to use LinkedIn. The event, organized Continue reading

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

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