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

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

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

DoL’s Career Research Toolbox

Looking for your next career after the military? The Department of Labor’s interactive website, My Next Move for Veterans, helps veterans learn about their career options. It is designed for U.S. veterans who are current job seekers and want to 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

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

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

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