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I am soon to be separated from the Marines. I really want to go into the banking/financial industry. How and what do I need to do ...

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I know USAA recruits at the Hiring our Heroes job fairs because they were at the one I went to in Germany. That may be ...
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Depending on what you'd like to do a degree in finance would be helpful, unless you're looking for a secretarial like j...

Biggest Résumé Tip I Ever Learned

Being more quantified makes you more qualified! Read more about the biggest résumé tip I ever learned!


I suffered a brain injury. I showed it. That was easy. I need to live life without a lot! Because of it. That is tough.

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Bradley T: Thank You for posting and sharing your story! It is tough! Stay encouraged!

How Having a Vision Board Can Help Your Military to Civil...

Featured contributor Ron Fugle, host of the popular podcast Fire and Adjust, shares how he uses a Vision Board to set big and short term goals for success.

How to Get Civilians to Value Your Experience (and Pay Yo...

Featured contributor Kevin Kermes, Army veteran and CEO of Every Veteran Hired, shares steps on how to make your military experience resonate with a potential new employer.

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I'm not sure if this is the right venue for my topic but will give it a try. Any feedback welcomed. Project I was on ended and I'm...

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Dear kmwhtt: You might consider circling back with those Hospitals you worked with and visiting the HR Department at ea...

The Emotional Aspects of Transitioning Out of the Militar...

Featured contributor Ryan Guina, founder and host of, shares the emotional side of going from military to civilian.


I was injured in the line of duty. I was on probation at the time. I worked for 7 months in the pain. Worked after PT. Scheduled a...

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Allen: Sorry to hear this happened to you! Stay encouraged as the new year approaches!
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Thanks man. Just day before Thanksgiving was just poor timing.

Ways to Include your Military Recognition During Your Job...

Recognition in the civilian world takes on many forms. If you’re in the midst of your Military-to-Civilian career transition, consider highlighting the military recognition you received during your interview or screening process.