The INvets Blog

Our blog is full of helpful 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 offers. Be sure to check back with us for regularly updated content.

How INvets and Wabash Helped Woody Start Fresh in Indiana

This inspiring video features the story of Winfred ‘Woody’ Pierre Paul, who overcame numerous challenges and utilized INvets to secure a p
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As a non-profit organization founded by veterans to help other veterans, we hold the opinions of those in our community very highly. It is through the individual conversations we have with each one of the veterans we work with that…

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Exploring Tech Careers After the Military

Looking for your next career move after military service? The tech industry might be for you… Leaving the military and stepping back into civilian life can be an overwhelming process. There’s a lot to consider both personally and professionally as…

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Mental healthcare for veterans has been a known need for some time. While there have been some strides in this area, the transition to civilian life still leaves many feeling stranded. Changing careers, lifestyles, and potentially places of living creates…

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The Strategic Imperative of Hiring Veterans

INvets Mission Statement Partnering with veterans, their families, and Indiana communities to facilitate a meaningful transition to civilian life while strengthening Indiana’s economy. Drawing inspiration from leaders like Steve Cannon, a distinguished military veteran and former CEO of Mercedes-Benz North…

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My Profound Journey

A Marine Corps Veteran’s Experience at the Vincennes University Veteran Recognition Ceremony

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Community Quality of Life

Most of us who have served are well acquainted with David Goggins. The wild man running ultra marathons and sharing his story of overcoming adversity. Recently, I was discussing with someone who quoted Goggins in his favorite saying of how…

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From Bad to Worse to Working: A Really Bad Year!

Please enjoy this testimonial from one of the hundreds of Veterans that INvets has helped to a positive outcome. Finding the correct position post a military career is not easy and not necessarily as fast as we would all choose….

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Dispelling Myths About Military Veterans In The Civilian Workforce

Misty Cook is a former Marine Officer who is now the CEO and Founder of Concierge on Call. She recently posted this article on LinkedIn and received 1.1 million views, and over 1000 comments, which once you have reviewed it, will…

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Imposter Phenomenon, Humility Leadership

I attended the Student Veterans of America Conference in January and I was happy to attend a breakout session called “Imposter Phenomenon, Humility Leadership”. Presented by RJ Jenkins, Columbia University. The reason being when trying to help transitioning military and…

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Jerry Young Transitioning Vets

How Transitioning Veterans Can Grow Their Network

Back in November my teammate, Kate Colclazier, posted a blog about the veteran community’s usage of LinkedIn and I am here to carry that torch forward by discussing my personal experience networking via this social media platform. A few years…

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LinkedIn for Veterans

The mission of LinkedIn: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. LinkedIn was founded in 2002 in California. As a LinkedIn user for almost 10 years, I have seen significant development in how the platform is used and…

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Indiana State’s Mortgage Assistance Program

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch announced Indiana state’s mortgage assistance program, is available through IHAF (The Indiana Homeowner Assistance Fund) for homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic   As part of the American Rescue Plan Act,…

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