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Civil-Military Divide and Transitioning Warriors

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Our transitioning warriors face many issues when searching for career opportunities. Stereotypes about returning vets, myths about their capabilities, and translating their skills into a new position are among the frustrations that discourage them. Finding the right mentor can mitigate many of these issues. Mentors can give them advice about their resumes, networking, various industries and professional development. There is a compelling case to be made for hiring our veterans and an active, caring mentor can help them find the right place to achieve their potential.

American Corporate Partners writes for Military.com on the merits of mentoring programs for transitioning Warriors here.

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American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping military veterans successfully transition into a civilian career.  Through a one-on-one, yearlong mentorship, ACP's veterans work with corporate professionals in a career field of their interest to strengthen resume and interview skills, learn how to successfully network and explore job opportunities that fit their skills and interests.

ACP has offered to focus a portion of their effort on Military.com members to help them successfully transition into a meaningful civilian career.  This program has a limited number of openings available and only those who have served on active duty since 9/11 are eligible to participate.  To apply for one of these openings, please visit www.acp-usa.org.

 
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