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Military Manufacturing: 5 Great Jobs for Military Veterans

with the respect they deserve in the job market, but if you’re having trouble finding employment, don’t despair; there are still a variety of jobs that are available to most military veterans. Here are five great jobs for military veterans, taking into account average salaries, required qualifications, and compatibility with a military skillset. ...




Job Security: How Keeping People Safe Can Be a Stable Career

Many people go to great lengths to protect themselves and their loved ones in different ways. This includes buckling up for safety in the car, locking the doors and windows of your home at night and more. Some individuals are so focused on safety and security that they decide to pursue a career in this area to help others. ...




4 Hurdles Military Vets Must Overcome When Re-Entering the Job Market

Entering civilian life after the military can be pretty difficult, if not downright scary. Once you have gotten used to certain expectations, attitudes and experiences in the military, transitioning back can bring about certain misconceptions.
 
If you are a military veteran who is actively looking for a job, be aware that while most employers respect you for you service, there is also a great deal of bias and ignorance regarding the work experience. ...




Updating Your Résumé for the Digital Age

Here are 6 steps you need to take now.
After 23 years of working on information technology for the forest-products giant Weyerhaeuser, Neil Mann lost his job when the company downsized. For Mann, polishing his résumé for the first time in two decades was almost as daunting as having to find a new position. ...




How to Jumpstart Your College Experience

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. ...