Category: Education

A photo of the cover of military transition mistakes veterans make


The most common transition mistakes are discussed in this guidebook along with tactics to avoid and overcome. Every military member should study this ebook prior to their transition. 1. Not starting early enough2. Not taking ownership3. Limited self-awareness4. Not understanding the process5. Not developing a strong network6. Not evaluating all sources of advice7. Too focused…
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Transition challenges and specific tactics to overcome are discussed in this guidebook, along with ways employers can assist military members. 1. Loss of Purpose or Meaning2. Loss of Community or Identity3. Loss of Structure4. Language Barriers5. Culture Barriers6. Information Barriers7. Time Concerns8. Family Concerns9. Employment & Financial Concerns10. Limited Self-Reflection11. Reluctance to Ask for Help12.…
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A photo of the cover of Book2: Winning the employment game


Finding your ideal job after the military is a competition. The first step in the process is understanding the rules and how the game is played. This ebook provides the rules and tips to win. PART 1: How to Win – How the game is played – The open and hidden job marketsPART 2: Getting…
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A graphic of the title of the book Truths about the military transition


Ten lessons everyone should be aware of on day-1 of the military. This is an easy-to-read guidebook that delivers useful insights from veterans who’ve gone before you. 1. Everyone will transition2. You are responsible for your own transition3. The process can be stressful and confusing4. Understanding and preparation are essential5. Everyone has a different experience6.…
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Let Me Teach You How to Negotiate Your Offer

Hello Again! So, you were able to write an effective resume, you applied to your dream job, you made it through the interview process, and just now you received a call from the recruiter who extended you a verbal offer! What’s next? This week I will be teaching you how to negotiate your offer if it is necessary. First things…
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Let Me Teach You About Total Compensation

“What is your desired salary range?” In my experience, this is the #1 most difficult question for veterans to answer. For the last several years your pay has been determined by your rank and years of service, there was no negotiation. It’s hard to determine what you think you are worth once you have a say in…
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The Indigo Education Company’s (IEC) AI-enabled solutions offer world-class assessment technology and consulting. They support students, transitioning service members, veterans, military spouses, military dependents, and equity-minded employers. Indigo’s mission is to empower the intrinsic genius already existing within each individual and to harness each person’s strengths to build high performing teams. Their programs start with…
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For Transitioning Military and Veterans, “To PMP or not to PMP?” This is the Question!

  As a Veteran Transition Mentor and a Project Management Professional (PMP) Mentor, I am often asked my opinion on whether becoming a Certified PMP, through the Project Management Institute (, is something a transitioning service member should pursue. To be able to answer this question, you will need to understand what Project Management is in…
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Microsoft Opportunities

  Microsoft provides educational opportunities for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses. Discover more below!   MSSA Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) provides transitioning service members and veterans, including those with clearance, with critical career skills required for today’s growing technology industry. Microsoft Software & Systems Academy provides an 18-week training for high-demand careers in…
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V2I Virtual Networking How To Guide

A How to Guide to Crush the V2I Virtual Networking Circuits

  Super glad you arrived! Let me share with you the How to Guide to Crush the V2I Virtual Networking Circuits.   What is VETS2INDUSTRY? VETS2INDUSTRY is a Nationwide Nonprofit providing a FREE continuously updated single site repository of all of the FREE resources, benefits, and information available for currently serving Active/Guard/Reserve members, veterans in…
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