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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. I didn’t make great connections. I realized…
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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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Arrington Career/Transition Tip Series Article 3

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 Tip…
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Arrington Career/Transition Tip Series Article 2

Article #2 in the Series 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 to do additional steps to help their chances at successfully landing. So, I will create these tips in article form too. Every tip I post will…
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Arrington Career/Transition Tip Series Article 1

Article #1 in the Series 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 to do additional steps to help their chances at successfully landing. So, I will create these tips in article form too. Every tip I post will…
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ACP Recognizes 78 Veteran-Supportive Companies of 2019

  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 78 commercial companies that has funded, supported, and collaborated with ACP in 2019. AECOM AIG Allstate American…
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Grow Your Voice, Overcome Your Fears Podcast

MSgt Arrington will cover how he has made it a mission to educate the whole Veteran community on a world of FREE resources that the vet community has no clue exist for them outside the gates, and why this is important not just for the veteran community but for businesses too!   https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/115197/breaking-down-the-military-gates   MSgt…
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