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It’s only natural to feel a little aimless after leaving the Armed Forces. You’re now a standard civilian and must form a new routine to adjust to everyday life. The transition can be challenging. However, finding a job can be integral to forming a new routine and supporting yourself. As you start your job hunt in earnest, here are a few things you need to know: You’ll Be Vetted Just like many job...
Writing an effective veteran resume involves highlighting the unique qualifications, skills, and experiences that you gained during your military service. Here are some steps to guide you through the process: 1. Choose an appropriate resume formatting style. Recruiters only spend an average time of six (6) seconds when reviewing applicant resumes. That means you only have about five (5) seconds to catch the recruiter's attention....
Many veterans return to civilian life with some form of disability, but unfortunately, not all of them get the support they need to thrive. One of the most significant forms of aid that the Department of Veterans Affairs provides, beyond scholarships and home loans, is disability assistance; however, a significant portion of disability claims are denied upon the first application. This can be deeply disheartening, especially if you’re...
When hiring employees or managers for your organization or business,  one often comes across experienced or inexperienced people in the job market. Hiring experienced people can be good for your business as they offer ample benefits when compared to those with no or less experience.  If you are looking for a good job in the industry and need to carry the required experience or degree, chances are that you may have a bleak...
The construction industry currently faces various challenges that can hinder its growth and success. These challenges include labor shortages, an aging workforce, constant safety concerns, technological advancements, project delays, and budget overruns. Finding skilled workers is a constant struggle for the construction industry. The demand for construction projects often exceeds the available workforce, leading to delays and increased...
There are numerous benefits to working in government or public service jobs. Job security is typically high in this sector, making layoffs and downsizing less common compared to private industries. This stability can provide employees with peace of mind.  The public sector boasts a wide range of employment opportunities across fields like healthcare, education, law enforcement, and environmental conservation. This breadth of...
What does it really mean to create a Legacy? First, we have to define what "legacy" is. The general connotation of  legacy is something that is done or built in the past but remains to have a lasting impact in the present and promises to continue until the next generations. In essence, to create a legacy means to contribute to something meaningful, positive, and enduring that people will remember and benefit from for generations to...
Transitioning from military to civilian life can be a daunting experience. While veterans possess a wealth of skills and experience that are highly valuable to employers, effectively translating this background into a compelling resume is crucial.  A well-crafted resume can make all the difference in securing a job interview and ultimately landing a fulfilling civilian career. In this blog post, we will guide job seekers with military...
Veterans and transitioning members often find it easier to get hired in engineering, defense, manufacturing, IT, and aviation companies due to a combination of their unique skills and experiences. Many veterans acquire specialized technical trainings during their military service, which directly align with the requirements of engineering, manufacturing, IT, and aviation companies. These are often transferable and highly sought after whether...
In ancient times, the ability to harness and use the energy of the sun can be considered a divine power. Throughout history, we have least twenty (20) sun god names in different parts of the world and in various civilizations. But the oldest known record of harnessing the power of the sun for more practical uses can be traced back to ancient Greeks and Romans. The Greeks and the Romans used solar energy for heating water in bathhouses....
The aviation sector offers a wide range of career opportunities. However, it is an intensely competitive industry. The jobs in this field, both easy and hard, always result as 'challenging' because several factors need to be considered before anyone can get accepted for each position.  The most crucial criteria for the aviation industry is education and experience. It is a highly technical field so education and practical skill is...
The boom of population has created an equal problem in urban planning. Work is usually concentrated in more populated areas so housing and business infrastructures also tend to cramp up in these locations. This poses several problems in space and sustainability of such structures.  As cities grow and evolve, the practice of repurposing existing buildings - also known as adaptive reuse - offers several important benefits that...