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Our blog is full of useful information that veterans and their families can use to help navigate the civilian world, prepare for a career, land the right job, and discover everything Indiana has to offer. Be sure to check back with us for regularly updated content. 

INvets to power Indiana communities with $50,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation

Grant to support “INvets Ambassadors” recruiting veterans to Indiana Funds will expand INvets’ veteran talent pipeline to Indiana employers Indi
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Summer Destinations in Indiana

Summer destinations in Indiana. May in Indiana revolves around the Indianapolis 500. But how do locals occupy themselves during the summer months? It turns out that having a good time in Indiana isn’t entirely dependent upon the sporting calendar. With…

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Add These 5 Things to Your Calendar This May

Add these 5 things to your calendar this May. Believe it or not, the most exciting thing you do this month might be watching a stranger drink a glass of milk—assuming that stranger is the winner of the Indianapolis 500….

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3 of the Most Family-Friendly Communities in Indiana

3 of the most family-friendly communities in Indiana. Indiana has more than acres of cornfields on offer—especially for veterans with families.  With a low cost of living and economic incentives for eligible veterans, it’s no surprise that service members are…

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Five Industries That Are Vital To Indiana’s Economy

Five industries that are vital to Indiana’s economy. As Indiana’s economy rebounds, look for opportunities in these important industries.  In 2020, even the fastest-growing industries in Indiana experienced setbacks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the state’s economy…

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Use Military Skills to Jump-Start Your Civilian Career

Use military skills to jump-start your civilian career. How can you apply your dynamic military skill set in a new context? For many transitioning service members, resume writing is a significant hurdle. How do you translate years of military experience…

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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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