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Online mentors connect veterans to business leaders

The old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” has never been more relevant for veterans re-entering civilian life and work. Establishing...

Busting myths about veterans in the workforce

More than 2.5 million veterans have a profile on LinkedIn. There are a lot of opportunities to connect these men and women with employers...

A familiar name is helping veterans find work

For military veterans, transitioning back into civilian work life isn’t simply a matter of picking up where one left off. Time away from the...

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...

Physical and mental health tied to veteran workforce retention

When they leave active duty, one in four veterans reports having a job lined up to go to. More than half of veterans still...

Veterans seek a “sense of service” on Capitol Hill

Most people are familiar with the stories of starving artists heading to Hollywood, laying everything on the line to live out a dream and...

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...

Mission for veterans: Retain that job

For former members of the military, getting their first civilian job is only part of the mission. Retaining that position is a challenge. Studies...