The Veterans Employment Transition Act: Starting To Affect Real Change

The two Montana U.S. Senators who introduced the Veterans Employment Transition Act in January to address unemployment among veterans are now evaluating its overall effectiveness.  Encouraging statistics have shown that unemployment for post-9/11 veterans has fallen from 12.3 percent one Continue reading The Veterans Employment Transition Act: Starting To Affect Real Change

The Top Industries for Military Personnel, Where to Target Your Job Search

The transition from military to civilian life has become a very relevant topic in light of the fact that under President Obama there has been a steady withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.  In fact, according to the Obama administration, most Continue reading The Top Industries for Military Personnel, Where to Target Your Job Search

Veterans Are Natural Entrepreneurs, Increase Your Value in the Workplace

Three million veterans who have served in Iran and Afghanistan since September 2011 arrive home to often face challenges in acquiring employment in the civilian workforce.  In fact, the unemployment rate for veterans remains significantly higher than the national average Continue reading Veterans Are Natural Entrepreneurs, Increase Your Value in the Workplace

Taking Your Success With You: Transitioning from the Military to the Civilian Workplace

Bill Chandler dedicated 20 years of service to the military and developed valuable skills in the process—like time management, problem solving and leadership expertise—that would become helpful when finding a career in the civilian workplace. Retiring in October of 2000, Continue reading Taking Your Success With You: Transitioning from the Military to the Civilian Workplace

Defining Who You Are Marketing Your Personal Brand to Enhance Your Professional Career

Author and motivational speaker Kaplan Mobray has a question for you, “What is your personal brand?” Mobray teaches professionals, with his new book entitled “The 10K’s of Personal Branding,” how to market themselves in a unique way in order to Continue reading Defining Who You Are Marketing Your Personal Brand to Enhance Your Professional Career