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Veterans, Loyalty, and “Promotion from Within”

Looking for rapid professional advancement? Don’t put all your eggs in the “promote from within” basket. In the military, promotions are somewhat reliable. There is a formula for monetary advancements based on grade and time of service. It is only natural for a veteran to expect the civilian world to operate in a similar fashion. Well, it may not.

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Careers at the Department of Veteran Affairs

VA Careers For Veterans A career with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) comes loaded with comprehensive benefits, competitive pay, and other generous perks to help build a fuller, more balanced life for you and your family. VA has an unwavering commitment to support veterans, and that includes helping them build rewarding careers within… Read more »

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Mentorship Opportunities for Veterans

Mentorship doesn’t have to end when your military service does. There are organizations out there that offer veterans mentors with the purpose of guiding them to valuable careers after their service ends. Mentorship is often misunderstood in today’s society. In fact, I believe that many problems people face in life could actually be solved by… Read more »

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Companies Providing Apprenticeship and Training Programs For Veterans

Companies Providing Veteran Apprenticeship and Training Programs In an effort to showcase their commitment to the U.S. Military, there are a number of companies that offer apprenticeship and training programs specifically for veterans. Oftentimes, this can lead to an offer of employment once a program is completed. In 2019, Veterans made up about 8% of… Read more »

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Top Virtual Jobs for Education Professionals OCONUS

Top Virtual Jobs for Education Professionals OCONUS Degrees in education are among the most portable careers for military spouses. A shortage of qualified professionals contributes to a high demand for educators in the US. Challenges related to license transfer from state to state can delay portability within the US. Employment landscape – employer requirements, local… Read more »

OCONUS Jobs for Healthcare Professionals

OCONUS Jobs for Healthcare Professionals

Top 3 Jobs for Healthcare Professionals OCONUS Healthcare degrees tend to be inherently portable. An aging population and shortage of healthcare professionals across the country results in a high demand for this field. Within the US, challenges related to license transfer from state to state can delay portability. The employment landscape – requirements for different… Read more »

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New Virtual Paid Fellowship for Veterans and Military Spouses

New Virtual Paid Fellowship for Veterans and Military Spouses Partnering with Salesforce (formerly known as Vetforce), Hiring Our Heroes announced a new paid fellowship program for veterans and military spouses on May 21st. This program works to mitigate problems like overcoming employment barriers in the military community and bridging the digital skills gap. Unlike many… Read more »

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How to Prepare For and Find a Remote Job

How to Prepare For and Find a Remote Job Landing a remote job can seem daunting if you’ve never considered remote work before and don’t know where to begin; however, it is becoming more and more common for companies to be fully remote or for companies to offer remote positions. For military spouses this means… Read more »

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Hiring Our Heroes: Overview of Programs

Hiring Our Heroes Programs One of our nation’s most cherished populations is the military community. It represents all races, ethnicities, and religions and is the most diverse demographic the world has ever known. As such, there are numerous challenges unique to this community, the greatest being the transition from military service back into “normal” life…. Read more »

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Virtual Job Fairs for Military and Veterans

Military, and Veteran Virtual Career Fair Calendar Updated through Sep 2020 Virtual job fairs are a great way for military and veteran job seekers to land a job by connecting with local or national companies from the comfort of their own home. Companies are looking for a wide range of candidates from college graduates to… Read more »

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Library Perks for the Military

Photo: Stadtbibliotheck in Stuttgart, Germany (image by Chelsea Bostelman) Did You Know About These Library Perks for the Military? Every April, libraries and library workers are celebrated during National Library Week. When is the last time you visited a library? For good reason, books come to mind for most people when thinking of libraries. But… Read more »

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How Veterans Can Grow Their Professional Networks

How You Can Grow Your Network as a Veteran What does your professional network look like? If you are transitioning from military to civilian employment, thinking about taking college courses, or navigating your sixth PCS as a military spouse, a strong professional network can answer specific questions. You know, the ones that scouring the internet… Read more »

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Matching Career Options with Personality Types

“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it”. – Katherine Whitehorn, Journalist & Columnist Both an introvert working as a salesperson in a car dealership and an extrovert working in a quiet cubicle-divided office space would quickly realize the importance of personality matching for careers. While there… Read more »

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Jobs With The Best Career Opportunities

In a study that came out in July 2019, Glassdoor reports being a tax manager is the best career opportunity with a medium base salary of $112,021 a year, and 4,803 job openings as of July 5th. The study analyzed millions of employee reviews on Glassdoor to identify the 25 jobs with the best career… Read more »

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Job Fairs For Military and Veterans

You may or may not be aware that there are job fairs where companies are searching for military, veterans and military spouses like you.  Here we will compile job fairs near you that cater to transitioning military, veterans, and military spouses.  Job Fairs For Military, Veterans and Spouses These job fairs are for military, veterans… Read more »

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What You Need To Know When You Go To A Job Fair

If you are looking for a job, going to a job fair is a smart idea. You can interact with employers, give out your resume, and learn more about the workplace and how to find a new job. Before you head to a job fair, you will need to prepare for the job fair. Here… Read more »

Jobs for Veterans Without 4 Year Degree

Best Jobs For Veterans Without Degrees

When it comes to looking for a job, not everyone will have a 4-year degree to do so with. It can be easy to think that you have to have one to find a good job, but that simply isn’t true. While getting your 4-year degree will help you on your career path, for some… Read more »

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Best Interview Tips To Land Your Next Job

You have been job searching for a while, and you finally got called back for an interview, you might be wondering about the interview itself. What should you do to prepare? What do you need to know going in? Here are the best interview tips to help you land that perfect job. Know the Company… Read more »

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Best Places For Veterans To Look For Jobs

Websites for Veterans to Search for Jobs When you know your military career is coming to an end, one of the first things you need to figure out is what you will do for a career after you get out. You might decide to go to school first, or you might be looking for a… Read more »

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10 Careers With Educational Programs In Under One Year

As you think about what you would want to do after your time in the military is over, you might want to figure out an educational plan that you can complete in a shorter amount of time. There are quite a few careers you can go into with educational programs under a year. 10 Careers… Read more »