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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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Employee Benefit News features ACI in new article, “4 benefits veteran employees appreciate”

Military personnel develop many skills that naturally fit in a workplace, including a strong work ethic, respect for authority, ability to adapt to change, teamwork, mission focus, punctuality and discipline. The clinical team at employee assistance provider ACI Specialty Benefits, … 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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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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BenefitsPro: Veterans in the Workplace

ACI’s own Megan Hawker was recently interviewed by Nathan Solheim for a BenefitsPro article, which was originally featured on http://www.benefitspro.com/. Below is an excerpt from the interview: Why should employers offer services for military veterans? Few civilian companies offer such comprehensive … Continue reading

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Employee Benefit News: 3 Reasons to Hire Veterans and 2 Tips to Recruit One

Recently, ACI’s own Megan Hawker was interviewed for an Employee Benefit News article, which was originally featured on ebn.benefitnews.com as part of an interactive slideshow here. Below is an excerpt: Veterans make the ultimate employees, says Megan Hawker, clinical manager with ACI … Continue reading

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Military Families: Service Banners and Their Meanings

It is not only the soldiers that make sacrifices in their service. The commitment and support of family members can be an arduous and costly journey as well. Those who are not close to an individual in the service may … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: Readjusting to Relationships

Changes can challenge a Veteran’s reintegration with their family. This may occur following a deployment or as the service member transitions from active service to civilian career. Both the family and Veteran may find difficulty in finding their place back … Continue reading

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