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I'm 28 years old veteran of the United States army. I have a family to support and desperately need employment. However I seem to be having a difficult time in doing so due to me having a few non violent felonies. Can someone help and guide me in the right direction
USAA is pleased to announce a collaboration with StreetShares Inc, to pilot small business financing for USAA members. StreetShares Inc is a veteran-founded, run and financed company, that will help USAA provide easy access to funding for member-owned small businesses at reduced origination fees. Yo...
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Hello, I recently seperated from the Army and have been looking for work and have been having trouble finding something. I recently saw on the USAA site that they have several different programs, Combat to Claims for example, that train veterans how to do a certain job. But I cant seem to find any m...
Hey there! Currently I’m a full time student going for the plumbing trades.I always wondered what the Air Force would be like!
Here are my top 3 tips for keeping your email box manageable: 1. Address emails only to key recipients. E-mails with an excessive number of respondents guarantee a large number of responses and ongoing email communication. 2. Do you need to send an email? Discussions that involve multiple people, an...
My sister takes her dog Theodore (pictured below) to work with her every day. He is now an expert at fielding calls and notifying her of office visitors! I don’t work in a traditional office working from home, but my dog Bailey (the 80lb lap dog wannabe) is notorious for placing his big head on my k...
First off, try to file a grievance with USAA…go ahead, I'll wait. This company is very shady. And that is coming from someone who has been with them for over a decade. I almost got hired by them in October of last year for a mid-level position, but they changed their criteria in the middle of my int...
Frequent moves, solo parenting demands and various other challenges the military lifestyle presents, contribute to the 26% military spouse unemployment rate. The latest video in the Straight Shooter YouTube series, gives military spouses some ideas for seeking employment despite the transient milita...
National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is recognized on the fourth Thursday in April each year. My 4-year-old much prefers to go with her dad to work… I guess I can agree going to see F-18 fighter jets is a little more exciting than sitting in my home office! Are you taking your kids to wo...