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Military Veterans: How to Jumpstart Your College Experience
 
You were lucky that you completed your college and qualified to join the military owing to your eligibility of having a college certificate or degree. Having served in the military for a couple of years you are now meditating on rekindling your college experience. ...




Here's how Jeff Bezos maintains laser focus

As a husband, father and billionaire founder of Amazon you would think juggling multiple tasks at once is the only way Jeff Bezos successfully gets anything done.
But during an interview with his brother Mark at Summit Series in Los Angeles, Bezos revealed how he maintains laser focus: by only tackling one thing at a time. ...




5 Tips From Per Wickstrom To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

Would you model your small business after a drug rehab clinic? When a colleague recently asked me that same question, my first thought was, “Wait, what?” I did a double take. The more I thought about it, however, the more I realized just how many aspects of any small business could be improved by studying a rehab clinic’s best operational practices. ...




How to Get Your Boss to Say Yes to Flex Time

Anna Auerbach, 34, and Annie Dean, 31, knew the corporate leadership track for women was broken—they saw it in the absence of female leaders in their own fields (consulting and real estate law, respectively). Then they experienced why: When they had kids, juggling family and corporate schedules started to feel impossible. ...




5 Ways to Make and Leverage Connections to Land a Job

Networking is an integral part of job hunting. That much is clear. Things get a lot murkier, though, when it comes to actually figuring out how to network. To help demystify the process, we asked several career experts to suggest some best practices for making and using connections to land a job. ...




5 Ways Veterans Can Build a New Career without Huge Student Loans

For many people, military service turns into a military career. However, many members of the military join with the intention of only being in a short time. A good number of these veterans think about going to school to get some training once their military service has concluded. ...




14 Tips on How to Change Your Role

Changing tact in your career and convincing others to give you the opportunity is often challenging.
 
If this is something you want to do, my top tips to ensure things move in the right direction are as follows:

Know where you want to go or what you want to do. ...




For women in tech's male culture, mentoring matters

Commentary: Melinda Gates credits her high school math teacher with her career strategy of finding mentors who are coaches instead of cheering sections.A couple months ago, I came across a study on the value of mentorship -- it said that for women in STEM, mentors work like "social vaccines. ...




End Of Duty: 4 Low-Key Jobs Perfect For Transitioning To Civilian Careers

When you make the decision to leave the military or when your tour of duty is over, it can sometimes be hard to enter the civilian world once again. There might be people who have moved to new areas, new family members or other situations that have changed when you go back home. ...




4 Relaxing Real Estate Ventures to Relocate Your Family to After Your Tour of Duty

Serving the country in the military is a rewarding experience. While in the military, you probably lived in many different areas around the world, some that were stunning and beautiful, others that may not have been as friendly. In most cases, your family moved with you to some of these locations. ...