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Verizon recognizes the value of veterans
Verizon values leadership, motivation, self-discipline, and hard work — all characteristics that veterans bring to the table.
Women Veterans Find Success In Tech Roles At Verizon
Editor’s Note: The following story highlights veterans at Verizon. Committed to including talented members of the military community in its...
Looking for a career in the tech industry? Microsoft Software and Systems Academy is looking for service members like you
The tech industry is an attractive career path for service members.
Bringing Army leadership to Verizon’s Global Network Management Center
Through Verizon's website, veterans and military spouses can search for Verizon jobs related to their experience that are located near their military installation
5 tips for how to successfully transition out of the military
Leaving the military can be daunting. Here are some tips to help you as you get started.
Hey veterans: We’ll pay you to play with cool gear and write about it
We’re looking for a few devoted readers to review the latest and greatest gear and tech for us.
A career in government contracting and acquisition lets you keep the best parts of military life and ditch the rest
It's like being a CEO, treasurer, logistician, and lawyer all wrapped up in one. That should sound familiar to any former NCO.
The transition you never asked for: Finding meaning after losing your military career to disability
You can build back your life
3 things you need to be doing right now if you’re junior enlisted
Making little changes to the way you spend and save your money now can mean the difference between retiring and...
Do you have what it takes to join the Secret Service?
A career in the United States Secret Service may be just what you’re looking for.
How this Army veteran found meaning in emergency management
For Lorenzo Leon, coming home was almost as difficult as deploying in the first place
McKesson is looking to hire veterans now
It’s a question more than 200,000 military service members often ask themselves each year as they face their transition back to civilian life – and McKesson stands ready to answer.
How an Army vet turned his MOS into a successful career with Airgas
Kevin Traynor’s time in the Army made an impact. As a young man, he held important jobs and helped make a difference on a daily basis. Traynor never imagined those jobs would fuel his career growth in the civilian world. But thanks to some ingenuity on his part, Traynor managed to turn his MOS into a successful career with Airgas.
How to position yourself for a post-service career in technology
The job outlook for technology careers is booming, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a projected 11% growth rate between 2019 and 2029. That’s more than half a million jobs with a median income of $88,240, compared to all other occupations, which have a median income of just $39,810. Before you tell yourself you aren’t qualified for a technology career, know this — most technology jobs don’t require more than a bachelor’s degree, if that, and with less than five years of career field experience, you could potentially find yourself earning a six-figure salary with the right skills and certifications.
The power of reinvention: How a Marine Corps veteran adapted to find career success
From his humble beginnings in an East Baltimore City neighborhood, through his service in the Marine Corps, to exceeding his initial career goals with Terminix, Gregory Brown has redeveloped himself time and time again
7 things you need to do before leaving the military
Facing the next chapter in your life after the military can feel daunting when you think about everything you need to accomplish before joining the civilian ranks
Your technical manual for online learning
Online learning can be ideal for active duty service members and veterans looking to pursue higher education. The flexible environment makes studying available to working veterans, busy families, and those stationed around the world. With accessibility comes great demand, however: you may not be living in a dorm, but you can still be easily distracted by piles of laundry, your job and that Reddit thread you’ve been following for over 3 days already.
A life in service: from the Marine Corps to DuPont with Ed Maldonado
When the Twin Towers came down, lives changed around the world. For Ed Maldonado, only a sophomore in high school, it was a pivotal moment that affected the trajectory of his life. From the war in Iraq to his work at DuPont, Maldonado has spent his life in service. It has shaped his person and defined his path to success and fulfillment
The value of service: pursuing career success at McKesson
Despite coming from different backgrounds and having varied goals, military veterans find career success with nationwide health services company McKesson that recognizes and values the unique talents they bring to the table
Texas Army National Guardsman helps deliver oil wells for BP
“BP has been very supportive — from administrative to leadership — in continuing to serve in the National Guard"
Marine applies lessons from the Corps to corporate leadership
At first glance, there may not appear to be striking similarities between corporate staffing and the Marine Corps. However, Virgil Palumbo can quickly tell you how one easily translates to the other
Products for warfighters by warfighters
BAE Systems is dedicated to recruiting and employing veterans and transitioning them back to civilian life
35 years and counting: Lowe’s associate reflects on Army Reserve service
Scott Marasco's experiences deepened his passion for working with people, and he began in earnest what would become a multidecade career in retail management, ultimately leading him to Lowe’s
Empowered through work: How a military spouse found strength in her job with The Home Depot
Stephanie Rasmussen is a strong woman. She never knew what her capabilities really were until she married into the Army and started working at The Home Depot.
Walmart to take veteran hiring programs to the next level
Brynt Parmeter spent almost 27 years in the Army, including time at West Point. After nearly six years in the private sector in Silicon Valley, he was named Walmart's new Senior Director of Military Programs in October, and he has big shoes to fill