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How to write a veteran to civilian resume

Transitioning from a military to civilian career can be challenging  but overcoming challenges is what our veterans are adept in.  The most important weapon you need to face this challenge of transitioning to a civilian career is an updated and professional civilian resume.  That’s precisely what you will get in this article – a step-by-step … Continued

Female Veterans wanted for leadership trainee program

While women have made important strides in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, research has shown that these fields remain predominantly male. This is rapidly changing at VA, where diversity and inclusion aren’t merely a box to be checked but essential to our organization. Along with meeting the needs of women Veterans by providing them access … Continued

WATM pairs with V School to offer a full-ride scholarship

After serving in the Armed Forces, beginning a rewarding career is one of the most important steps a veteran can take. Sadly, the expense of attending college or enrolling in a vocational training program can be a major obstacle. A fully-online technology program called V School hopes to change that. Partnering with We Are The … Continued

How vets can become airline pilots for free

Congratulations! You’ve decided to soar above the earth in your new career as an airline pilot! Being a pilot is a challenging yet rewarding vocation. If you love the thrill of flight, travel and working as a team it’s a great job to pursue. There’s only one thing stopping you. Money. Let’s first look at … Continued

The 10 best career paths for veterans after leaving the military

Reentering the workforce after serving in the military can be a tough transition for former service members and their families. Navy Federal reported in 2019 that more than 250,000 military service members transition into the workforce each year. One of the greatest anxieties for veterans is being able to find stable, well-paying work that honors … Continued

Moving again? VA offers military spouses job security, peace of mind

Passion for serving Veterans. Support from colleagues. Opportunities to learn and advance in a career. For VA newbies Nicole Locker and Jennifer McFarland, these are among the most appealing aspects of their positions. Mission aside, what makes a VA career different when you’re a military spouse is the sense of security that comes with knowing … Continued

How technical training can help veterans find careers they love

Mike Slagh is on a mission to help military members and veteran discover their full potential. Slagh is the founder of Shift.org, a career advancement company designed to help veterans and members of the U.S. military acquire the skills they need to advance and thrive in today’s information economy. Leaving military service can be daunting. … Continued

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