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Veterans Newsletter

  Welcome to the first volume of the Vets2Industry newsletter “The Round.” Here you can expect to read articles from fellow veterans, Vets2Industry volunteers, and industry professionals. This veterans newsletter is for you and by you! Please reach out to us if you want to contribute – we are always looking for talented writers for…
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“The 180-Day Rule”

  Section 3326 of United States Code Title 5 states that a retired member of the Armed Forces may not be APPOINTED to a civilian position in Department of Defense (DoD) within 180 days after retirement (without a ‘waiver’). You can STILL apply! When I was transitioning from the Army, I was told I couldn’t apply for a GS position for…
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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 (pmi.org), 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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Sharing The Transition: Preparing for Financial Combat

  The better prepared a service member becomes through their transition, the greater the chances in achieving their desired lifestyle and goals. VETS2INDUSTRY would like to share The Transition: Preparing for Financial Combat – an invaluable guide dedicated to helping transitioning service members adapt psychologically to their post-military life. With an approach that provides a…
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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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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…
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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 Association…
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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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