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 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
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
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
By: Peter Vogt, Monster Senior Contributing Writer Are you taking a break from the job search and surrendering to the lazy days of summer? The conventional wisdom is that almost everyone is in vacation mode from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Continue reading Sizzling Summer Job Search Tips
Did you know that by not being a confident speaker you could be losing money? For professionals who are in sales, management, executive positions, etc. speaking is an important part of the business. One of the most important steps is Continue reading Speak To Enhance Your 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
By: Kaplan Mobray It’s true, in case you have not heard that the “Great Recession” is about to become the “Great Awakening” — as economic conditions continue to show signs of recovery, companies and businesses all around the world are bracing Continue reading Are You a Part of Someone’s Upturn Plan?
By: John P. Carvana, Life Purpose, Career and Relationship It’s about being authentic. It’s about being true to oneself about oneself regardless of where you are, who you’re with or what’s going on around you. It’s about setting a standard for Continue reading Do I Like Who I am When I’m There?
Outside of the sports industry, most people, particularly in North America, are unfamiliar with coaching as a helping profession. The purpose of this article is to introduce / reinforce what coaching is and the role coaches play in helping people Continue reading What the Heck is Coaching Anyway?