transition

Transition Tuesday- Writing Resumes

Transition from military life to the civilian world is something quite a few struggle with.  The lingo, structure, and well, everything is very different. When you are in the military, you know where to be and at what time, what to wear, and what needs to get done for the day.  Civilian life is a …

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Ft. Hood Soldiers Jump Start Civilian Careers Stress-Free With Training, Employment Offers in Collision Industry

After 26 years in the U.S. Army, Master Sergeant Michael Sadler had been stressed about his upcoming retirement from service. “Transitioning into civilian life is hard for someone like me. All I’ve known is the military. So there was a lot of worry about what am I going to do. I know I want and need to …

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5 Career-Building Mistakes I Made When I Left the Military (And How to Avoid Them)

Like many of American Grit’s readers, I left the military honorably after four years of active-duty service in the Marine Corps at the height of the Global War on Terror.  Most of the people who gave me advice on what to do after the military hadn’t ever really left the military. So I spent years making mistakes. …

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