Tag Archives: active-duty

Veteran Connection: 5 ways veterans stand out in a job interview

Recently I had the pleasure of listening to a big box store executive give a talk to a group of transitioning soldiers about what type of employees their particular company hires, with specifics on who they are looking for and … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Support Veterans in the Workplace

Veterans face many issues reintegrating into civilian life and returning to the workforce, and often need specialized support and understanding as they transition to a new reality. Veteran employees may have trouble adjusting to greater autonomy outside the rigid structure … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: Managing Change

Change is inevitable. This is a known fact among all service members and their families. Sometimes change comes without warning, sometimes change looms, and sometimes change is gradual. Change often comes in the form of a cross country move or … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Veterans Who Want To Buy or Sell a Home

As the wife of an active duty Marine, moving is always on my mind. Since becoming a licensed full-time Realtor® in 2009, multiple moves have given me valuable perspective for my (mostly) veteran and active duty military clientele who are … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: Networking, the Key to Finding Your Next Big Opportunity

In these last few years, with budgets being diminished and a reduction of force in full swing, most service members have had to develop networking skills out of necessity. In order to get their current military jobs completed, essentially doing … Continue reading

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Military Relationships: Six Tips for Communication during a Deployment

ACI’s Marketing Project Coordinator extraordinaire, Stephanie Savoian, weighs in with a civilian perspective for this installment of Veteran Connection. In a committed relationship with an active duty serviceman, Stephanie is no stranger to dealing with deployments that can last many … Continue reading

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Four Tips for Employers Hiring Veterans

Veterans can bring unique experience, leadership and skill sets to your organization. Professionalism, responsibility and a commitment to standards are desirable attributes in a job candidate. Despite the wealth of experience veterans offer, many HR representatives struggle with properly evaluating … Continue reading

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