An Interview with the Son of a Soldier

Son of a Soldier is a gripping new book written by author Eddie Williams, a West Point graduate and former U.S. Army Airborne Ranger and Green Beret. This book is about his amazing life and family secrets, describing his struggle Continue reading

Making the Career Jump with the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

By Sean Caswell I got into the data management and analysis business almost by accident. After I left the Navy in 2003, I was working as a power plant operator for General Electric (GE), doing what I was trained to Continue reading

One Small Shift in Your Communication Style Will Help You Be Heard

By Stephanie Weichert Making sure you’re heard involves more than just talking… The conference call included three former soldiers. Two of them were trying to convince their boss John*, a former Army Colonel, to do things a new way. The Continue reading

Is a Portable Career Right for You? 3 Potential Paths You Could Take

Career choices that allow you to be on-the-move are often ideal for military spouses and their families… By Liz Samet Underemployment among military spouses is a hot-button issue in recent news, with reports claiming that there is a 90% underemployment Continue reading

New Social Media Guide Helps Veterans Get Noticed by Employers That Want To Hire Military Members

Corporate Gray published an updated Social Media Guide to help transitioning military members and veterans use social media tools in their job search to supplement more traditional methods. This unique guide provides practical step-by-step instructions on the best ways to Continue reading

Useful Tips for Attending a Job Fair

Attending a Corporate Gray Job Fair soon? Read these tips to follow before, during, and after the event to help make it a more successful experience! BEFORE THE JOB FAIR: Research the attending companies in advance. If you pre-register for Continue reading

Tips for Veterans on Studying Overseas

By Jason Scholte In keeping track of those Veterans I work with, it looks like the Army is edging out the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard in total number of Veterans opting to use their GI Bill Continue reading

Assistance for VA Claim Appeals

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has stated that by 2015, their goal is to eliminate the VA disability claims backlog and process all claims within 125 days with 98% accuracy. This is an admirable objective, and we hope they 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