Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

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The Biggest Resume Mistakes For Veterans

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistake that veterans make in their resumes that could hurt them from getting the corporate/civilian job they’re …

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How To Handle Uncomfortable Interview Questions About Your Service

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about how veterans should react if a hiring manager asks them a question about their time in the military that …

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Veterans: How To Determine Which Jobs To Apply To

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how veterans should figure out what industry or job they should be applying for when entering the corporate workforce for …

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5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

When it comes to transitioning from military service to civilian life, many veterans wonder how the experiences and skills they've developed will translate to a new career. We've explored this topic in-depth, with our series of articles distilled from our …

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Translating Your Military Skills to Civilian Workplace

Taught by Lida Citroën
Marketing and branding expert Lida Citroën has been serving the transitioning veteran community for many years, presenting workshops and seminars…

Lieutenant General Reynold Hoover (Thirty Minute Mentors)

Taught by Adam Mendler | Thirty Minute Mentors
Lieutenant General Reynold Hoover spent 35 years in the United States Military before retiring as the deputy commander of the…

LinkedIn for Veterans

Taught by May Chow
LinkedIn seeks to help veterans take the next step in their careers and transition from the military to the civilian…

Managing Your Well-Being as a Leader

Taught by Dan Schawbel
Research shows that today’s leaders are suffering from poor well-being and mental health issues more so than ever before. Too…

Uncovering Your Authentic Self at Work

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
Despite decades of diversity and inclusion efforts, people sometimes feel forced to choose between being included and being themselves. Join…

A Navy SEAL’s Surprising Key to Building Unstoppable Teams: Caring

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
In this audio-only course adapted from the How to Be Awesome at Your Job podcast, former Navy SEAL platoon commander…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Taught by Carolyn Goerner
Those who experience imposter syndrome often believe they are inferior to others or have faked their way into positions despite…

Embracing Unexpected Change

Taught by Todd Dewett
When we’re caught off guard by a job loss or the crumbling of a personal relationship, it can be tough…

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