The insurance industry is alive and well in our modern age, offering a growing number of employment opportunities for veterans in a stable and essential line of work. According to U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in insurance sales is projected to grow 9% by 2024 — faster than the average across all industries.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
Many Hirepurpose partner companies have industry-leading training programs or ground-floor starting opportunities that will eventually lead to long and exciting careers. These military-friendly companies have locations all over the United States, and since many of them don’t require entry-level applicants to have four-year degrees, they’re perfect for transitioning service members and student veterans. Take a look.
Are you in transition or in a post-military career that leaves something to be desired? Take a look at some of these roles in the insurance industry with Hirepurpose partners. Insurance isn’t usually the first industry we think of in when planning our next steps, but you should because this is a great area to start a new careeroutside of your MOS.
Transitioning from the military is no small task and many decisions need to be made during the process. A few of the most important questions to ponder are: “Will I continue in the field I am in?” or “Am I ready to take on a new challenge?” Whether you served four years or 30, leaving the military may be just the right time to take on a whole new adventure in a completely different field, or use your experience to work your way up in the same field but new company.