Military Transition

Transition Videos Providing Guidance for Your Job Hunt

Scott Fussell and Byron Chen talk military transition

Transition Videos Providing Guidance for Your Civilian Days Scott Fussell of and Byron Chen of recently teamed up to create a series of web videos to help military veterans through the transition process. These two have talked to their fair share of veterans through their veteran transition podcasts, an... more

What if You Don’t Want to Be a Leader?


I remember teaching a Transition GPS class on personal branding at the Air Force Academy. As I shared the common qualities veterans bring to the civilian workforce, an Airman interrupted me when he said, “Why does everyone tell employers that all veterans are leaders?” I asked him to explain. “I’ve been a leader for 22 years,” he replied. “... more

Veteran Entrepreneur Profile: John Lee Dumas


Here at we write on how to translate your skills to the civilian job market, ways to revise your resume, and sector specific advice, all with the goal of helping you to achieve your goals in the transition from military to civilian. One man who has done just that is entrepreneur and podcaster, John Lee Dumas. Who is John Lee... more

Top 10 Fastest Growing Jobs in Transportation


The transportation sector is growing rapidly, and it's a career field that military veterans should keep their eyes on. Recently, the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor released a joint report on the industry that stated that the industry added 417,000 skilled and semi-skilled job openings from 2012 to 2014, and needed... more

3 Ways to Gather Intel for Your New Civilian Job


You are preparing to enter the civilian world, are thinking about applying for a job, or just got a job offer. Congratulations, you are in for an exciting journey! But before jumping in all gung ho, you would do yourself a great disservice if you didn't do your research. Gather Intel on the Companies You Are Considering When looking for in... more

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