Category: Education

People First, Veterans and Their Families Always

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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V2I Virtual Networking How To Guide

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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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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VETS2INDUSTRY | A group of people with text overlay - A recovering introvert's guide to networking

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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