Category: Employment

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Career Transition… What Does A Great Opportunity Look Like?

  Expanding my horizons I have been trying to figure out a way to broach this and get some dialog going on this subject. Over the past few months I have been talking to a variety of people from all kinds of different backgrounds, different skill sets, trying to figure out how I could help…
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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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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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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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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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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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