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5 Tips for Finding Success and Direction After Leaving the Military

Ready to approach your transition to civilian life with a renewed sense of purpose? Transitioning to civilian life seems to come with more questions than answers. How do you decide which career path is right for you? When should you…

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How to Set Salary Expectations for Civilian Life

How to set salary expectations for civilian life. Transitioning to civilian life presents veterans with countless challenges. With all of the major lifestyle changes and intense planning for the future, some things will naturally be forgotten. Believe it or not,…

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Nail Your Virtual Job Search: 6 Tips for Transitioning Veterans

Now that hiring processes are happening online, veterans have to change how they prepare for civilian careers.   For some veterans, transitioning to civilian life feels a little bit like they’re competing on the History Channel’s hit survival series, Alone, where…

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Life After the Military in Indiana

Life after the military in Indiana. For the longest time, people referred to Indianapolis as “Nap Town” (some people still do, but as a term of endearment now). They had good reason to throw this moniker on our city; it…

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The 5 Veterans You Meet During Your Transition Out of the Military

The 5 veterans you meet during your transition out of the military. It’s been almost six years since I transitioned out of the Army from Fort Drum. I still remember my transition classes pretty clearly, especially what I thought was…

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Finding a Career After the Military

Finding a career after the military. For some of you, you know exactly what you want to do when you transition out of the military—maybe you even have the decision narrowed down to a specific position at a specific company….

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Interview Tips For Veterans – 6 Tips to Rock an Interview

Interview tips for veterans. So, you’ve found a company you would love to work at, your resume was on point, and they want to bring you in for an interview. Getting nervous? Your last interview may have been at MEPS…

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