Category: Veteran

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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Understand VA Disability Ratings!

Below are links to resources that will help you better understand VA disability ratings. đź—Ł Your Monthly Reminder About VA Disability❗️ âś… Understand VA disability ratings! 🔸Compensation 101: How did I get this rating? 🔸Compensation 101: What is Disability Compensation? 🔸Compensation 101: What is Service Connection? âś… Understand the Benefits Delivery Discharge…
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Lessons Learned Veteran Podcast

Lessons Learned Veteran Podcast

Enjoy the newest veteran podcast by Lori Norris. Celebrating its launch on Veteran’s Day 2020, Lessons Learned For Vets Podcast explores details from veterans who successfully transitioned to the corporate world, vetrepreneurs who chose a different kind of career path, and recruiters from organizations. Q&A sessions with service members who are transitioning out of the…
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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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Company Culture

  Whether it’s at a world headquarters or one of the many offices or manufacturing plants around the world, everyone remembers their first day taking the plunge into the corporate world. At first, obvious things like how people are dressed or noticing if employees generally seem happy are what a person may think sets a…
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