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Fullmoon Digital Matches Donations for VETS2INDUSTRY

On February 24th, 2020 Fullmoon Digital’s Derek Chew decided to contribute donations to VETS2INDUSTRY, a non-profit that assists veterans across America in finding gainful employment, medical and educational benefits, housing resources, and emergency financial assistance. Founded in December 2018 by Air Force veteran Brian Arrington, it is run entirely by a group of 64 volunteers. …
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Recommended Reading

Boots to Loafers: Finding Your New True North, by John W. Phillips, the new Field Manual for those making the Transition, Transformation, and Integration back into civilian life  

ACP Recognizes Veteran-Supportive Companies of 2020

  American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a strong supporter of veterans – through direct services, mentoring, and training, ACP is a cornerstone to the veteran community. But they can’t do it alone. Below is a list of the commercial companies that has funded, supported, and collaborated with ACP in 2020. AECOM AIG Allstate Amazon American…
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Arrington Career/Transition Tip Series Article 4

  Congratulations: You have found the Arrington Career/Transition Tip series. I believe this will be helpful because I notice people making decisions without necessarily knowing there are additional steps they can do to help their chances at successfully landing. So, I’ve created these tips and placed them in article form for ease of discovery. Career/Transition…
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Americans Are Ranked 16th In The World In Financial Literacy – And Veterans Lag Even Further Behind

It’s a sad fact – according to the latest studies, Americans are lagging many other industrialized countries when it comes to financial literacy. We are ranked 16th in the world, a startling fact considering the amount of wealth, power, and influence we possess on the worldly stage. Unfortunately, veterans, especially those of us who entered…
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Supporting Military Families from Within

By virtue of presidential decree, November is National Veterans and Military Families Month. Because of the Veteran’s Day observance, the focus often falls to the veteran aspect of this month. I wanted to take some time to unpack some tangible ways for the military community to honor and celebrate Military Families from within.   Acknowledge That Families…
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Career Reignition Roadtrip

Before we start a roadtrip, we have to ensure we are ready. Whether that means we program our playlists, stock up on 400 Slim Jims, or pack swim gear, fishing rods, or kids stuff, we have to prepare. Stick with me as we guide you on your trip to help you discover the future you…
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Five Ways Introverts Can Gain More Confidence When Networking

Networking is a great way to meet people and develop mutually beneficial relationships where you can help achieve each other’s goals. Although only mildly introverted, I used to find networking events exhausting. I felt uncomfortable approaching others and insincere because I always felt like I was being pushy. Making connections was a struggle, I needed…
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Four Steps to Start On the Right Foot

When we start a new role, we want to be successful. Success means different things to different people. Some people focus more on the work that needs to be done and others focus more on developing the relationships. Assessing your new environment is critical to become effective in your new role, which will help you…
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What Does A Veteran look Like?

I’ll be the first to admit that when I think of the word veteran, I envision an old man wearing a ball cap that has Vietnam Veteran embroidered onto it or a wounded warrior who lost a piece of them while overseas. I didn’t do anything notable or courageous or get the opportunity to deploy.…
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