The Top 10 Career Tips & Resources for Transitioning Veterans

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As Veterans prepare to transition out of the military, many challenges exist; challenges that make it more important than ever to prepare, define, network and strategize an objective for life in the civilian workforce!  Fortunately, there are more resources available …

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Working in Government – Students & Recent Graduates

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If you’re a current student or recent graduate, you may be eligible for federal internships and job opportunities through the Pathways and other student programs.

The Internship Program is for current students. If you’re a current student in high school, …

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The 5 Best Job Search Tips for Veterans

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This blog was originally posted by Emily Moore on November 8, 2019, on Glassdoor.com

Transitioning from the military to civilian life is a big enough change in itself. Add a job search on top of that, and it might just …
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Veteran Careers: Positive Traits Veterans Should Stress in Interviews

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By Phil Stott & originally posted to vault in November 2017.

This is the last of three posts on veteran careers, based on the interview conducted with branding expert Lida Citroën that earlier this year. In the two previous posts, …

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Veteran Careers: Dealing with Stereotypes

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By Phil Stott & originally posted to vault in November 2017.

Veterans face several issues when transitioning out of the military and into civilian careers. In the last post, we shared a number of structural and cultural barriers that veterans …

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Veteran Careers: Overcoming Cultural Barriers in the Civilian World

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By Phil Stott & originally posted to vault in November 2017.

“I had never considered what someone in uniform goes through as they transition out of the military into a civilian career. I had no military connection myself. But I …

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Three tips to ease the transition to a new field

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Since COVID-19, more than 1 million veterans have filed for unemployment benefits due to sudden and unexpected loss of employment. Because of this, some job seekers are taking their skills to new industries due to the rapidly changing economic landscape. …

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How to Tell If a Company Values Diversity and Inclusion

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How can you tell if a company truly values diversity? Many companies promote their support for diversity and inclusion. They broadcast their desire to hire people from all backgrounds (regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or ethnicity) …

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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

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Who’s Hiring | 7 Organizations That Help Veterans

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On November 11, we observed Veterans Day to thank those who have served our country. But you don’t have to wait a whole year to give your thanks again. It’s important that we know their stories and get to know …

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