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Transferring military skills into civilian jobs

Identifying transferable skills may be one of the hardest tasks facing military veterans as they transition to the civilian workforce. While vets hope that the...

The Table: Veterans and Work

Throughout November, WorkingNation has brought you scores of articles, videos, podcasts, and op-eds, all looking at the struggles that many U.S. military veterans face...

A soldier’s letter to civilians: So you think you are a...

A civilian who is a patriot wants to do more than give the oft-heard platitude “thank you for your service” while rushing about their...
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All Hands on Deck: Living the dream with 7-Eleven franchising

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on March 5, 2018. Evelyn Scott spent years dreaming, planning and saving for her next career move after...

Weekly Changemaker: Clint Bruce

"A focus of my post-military career has been helping veterans transition their experiences into skills and leadership opportunities valued by the private sector.” This week’s...

Hands-on experience bridges the gap between military and civilian jobs

During his two-decade career in the U.S. Air Force, 41-year-old Aaron Bowman says he was always thinking a few steps ahead about his career,...

Veteran-friendly college focuses on international careers

The options available for veterans returning to college are numerous. According to the Veterans Administration, 20,505 schools are approved to accept the GI Bill,...

Jobless rate for military spouses nearly 7 times higher than national...

As a long-time advocate for military spouses, Sue Hoppin decided 2019 was the year to change the script on an annual tradition. Instead of...

Military transition: Don’t limit your opportunities

Transitions by nature are disruptive. They alter our routines and the status quo with which we have grown comfortable. They force adaptation, sometimes immediate,...

Wesley Meno on participating in America’s Warrior Partnership Symposium

Wesley Meno is a Career Coach at Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina with their Operation: GoodJobs initiative. He explains why it's so important...