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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.
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...
US employers see vets as lacking emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills, according to a major study
New research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business published in the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Process indicates that although veteran job candidates are widely seen as possessing...
A Marine vet’s best advice for post-military life: Don’t drop your pack
"You just can't give up after the military. A lot of veterans go that way, then they lose that sense of belonging"
Bring your military professionalism to the job interview
Veterans can all reach their full potential by networking, using the GI Bill and bringing their military professionalism to every job interview.
Advance Auto Parts isn’t just veteran-friendly, it’s veteran-ready
Veterans want and need more than just a job, which is what Ciara Arguello found when she left the Marine Corps.
How One Guardsman Used This Manufacturing Program To Land Management Career At Goodyear
Goodyear’s commitment to safety, quality, and innovation is evident through its recruitment of top talent from the veteran community. The … Continued
From Desert Storm To eBay Exec: How A Marine Launched a Successful Post-Military Career
If you ask Michael Robinson, he’ll tell you the skills and profound sense of purpose he gained while leading Marines … Continued
The Undervalued Career Field That Loves To Hire Veterans
I’d wager that almost every vet (well, at least those who served in the Army), have a better understanding of … Continued
How An Enlisted Marine Learned To Climb The Corporate Ladder At Eaton
Editor’s Note: The following story highlights a veteran at Eaton. Committed to including talented members of the military community in … Continued
Move Over, Mattis: The Air Force Has A Real-Life Warrior Monk
Secretary Jim Mattis has earned himself some colorful nicknames over the years. He's sometimes referred to as “Mad Dog” (even … Continued
The Hardest Part Of Leaving The Service Is Seeing Yourself As More Than Your MOS
The day you join the military is the day you stop being an individual. In the military, “being an individual” … Continued
This Is Why So Many People Struggle With Their Military Transition
I spent the first two years after I separated from the military in business school. Heading back to a degree … Continued
8 Combat Arms-Friendly Companies Hiring Vets — No Degree Required
We see it all the time: Military career fairs on base typically seek out service members with advanced technical training … Continued
6 Traits That Make Veterans Excellent Job Candidates
Whether you’re a veteran in search of a job or an employer who is considering hiring a veteran to fill … Continued
The Right and Wrong Ways To Get a Job
For one of the many hats I wear, I work as a counselor at a veteran employment center. There I … Continued
3 Organizations Helping Vets Launch New Businesses
During your military career, you may have learned to find solutions and innovate in the toughest of conditions and now … Continued
6 Tips For Transitioning To The Private Sector
The transition from military to civilian life is many things: a new beginning, and an exciting, scary, bittersweet ending to … Continued
Break Into The Sports Industry In Miami This Summer
At Task & Purpose, we believe in helping veterans climb the ranks of every sector of the American economy. And … Continued
Rest In Peace Roger Birkman: WWII Aviator, Psychologist, Creator Of Revolutionary Career Assessment
The creator of the Birkman Career Assessment, Dr. Roger Birkman, died early this morning in his home. He was 95 … Continued
4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of A Job Fair
It’s job fair season, which means that it is prime time for you to get out there and begin selling … Continued