Employment

Making the transition from service member to civilian can be challenging. The biggest challenge you will face is launching your new civilian career. The content and tools found at MyMilitaryBenefits can help you focus on the career path that best suits your life, experience and goals, while saving time and stress.

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Burning Bridges: How to Leave the Military Like a Real Professional

The prospect of transitioning out of the service can be a serious upheaval. This can manifest in vastly different ways from veteran to veteran as he/she approaches the fateful day: one may fantasize about rendering a one-fingered salute, one may be broken-hearted, and yet another may be terrified by the uncertainty and change that lies ahead.

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Veteran-Friendly Food Franchise Opportunities

Those who have served their country may consider looking to private industry to put their talents to work for them. Those with more management and administrative skills will be perfect candidates for franchise options. Below is a list of a few restaurant franchises that offer financial incentives to veterans for opportunities in the food industry.

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5 Tips for Military Spouses: Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

For Military Spouses: How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile Military spouses can leverage the power of LinkedIn to achieve professional goals amidst the unique challenges they face. A strong network is a critical tool for spouses navigating frequent deployments, PCSs, and other unexpected professional hurdles while simultaneously juggling a career. Natalia, a Hiring Our Heroes… Read more »

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National Guard and Reservist Job Security in State Governments

Populations within the military perpetually fall in “gray areas.”When a job is threatened or lost due to unclear or non-existing regulations, systems that protect service members need to be improved. Unclear regulations should not exist in the realm of job security for National Guard members and Reservists.

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Veteran Careers in the Solar Industry

No matter what position you take with climate change, one thing everyone can agree on is that solar power is here to stay. However, since Edmond Bacquerel discovered the photovoltaic effect in 1839, society has continued to study and invest in solar power.  For veterans, there are unique opportunities designed just for you.  Here we explore solar industry career options for veterans.

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Patriot Bootcamp

Don’t Miss Patriot Bootcamp — Application Deadline Dec 6 Do you have notions, dreams, or plans of becoming a successful entrepreneur?  Have you ever envisioned using the skills you learned in the military to start your own company? If so, Patriot Bootcamp (PBC) may be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Since its inception in… Read more »

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Veteran-owned Distilleries and Breweries

Veterans are hardworking motivated individuals who often pursue their passion through entrepreneurship. Check out these veteran-owned breweries and distilleries and consider supporting them.

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VOC REHAB Mission Realigned By VA With Name Change

The VA is renaming the VR&E program from Vocational Rehabilitation (VOC REHAB) and Employment Service to Veteran Readiness and Employment Service. The program formerly known casually as VOC REHAB, will change its name to better align with its mission. The new name puts emphasis on mission of helping veterans reach their employment goals with less stigma associated with the name of the program.

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5 Insider Tips for Navigating USAJOBS

USAJOBS, the Federal Government’s official employment site, has a reputation for being a tough nut to crack. It is a complex system that is quite different from most other application submission processes. Find insider tips on the best way to navigate USAJOBS.