As CEO of LIDA360, Lida Citroën is passionate about helping our nation's veterans navigate the military-to-civilian career transition. She is a popular TEDx speaker and trainer at military installations and events across the country. Lida also leverages her 20+ years in corporate branding to help private employers recruit, onboard and grow veteran employees. Her latest book, Engaging with Veteran Talent: A quick and practical guide to sourcing, hiring, onboarding and developing Veteran employees, provides companies seeking to start or build on their Veteran Hiring Initiatives with the tools and insights to be successful. This resource follows her best-selling book, Your Next Mission: A personal branding guide for the military-to-civilian transition, which offers veterans the tools to successfully move to meaningful civilian careers.
10 Lists to Make Before You Make the Transition
Transitioning out of the military? Here's the action plan you need to make before getting out.
Job Seekers: Are You Underselling Yourself?
Are you underselling yourself on your resume and in job interviews? Here's how to make sure you're marketing yourself accurat...
Don't Be Scared-off by an Entry-level Job
Veteran job-seekers! Don't turn your nose up at entry-level jobs. They might hold more promise than you think.
4 Basic Civilian Wardrobe Tips
Lida Citroen, Military.com's veteran employment expert gives her advice on what to wear when preparing for your interview.
25 Reasons Your Resume Misses the Mark
Before you shot-gun blast your resume out to employers, read these tips to make sure you're not making these common resume bl...
What You Need to Know About Having a Personal Brand
Lida Citroen, Military.com's veteran employment expert, details how to develop your personal brand.
5 Tips for Negotiating Your Salary
Got a job offer? Great! Here's how to negotiate your starting salary and benefits.
When Networking, Listen More than You Talk
Harness the power of listening when networking! Here are some tips on how to listen and network like a pro.
Personal Branding Hacks for the New Year
New Year, New You; this includes your personal brand. Here are some tips on how to freshen up your personal brand in the new...
How to Quit Your Job the Right Way
Never burn your bridges! Here's how to quit your job the right way.
Job Hunters Should Do This Critical Thing Before Applying for a Job
Job hunters need to do this critical thing before applying for a job.
5 Ways to Celebrate Your Veterans on Veterans Day
Celebrating Veterans Day is a unique opportunity to enhance your commitment to supporting those who wore our nation’s uniform...
Creating a Job Interview After Action Review (AAR)
Lida Citroen, Military.com's veteran employment expert, details how to conduct the important post-interview after action revi...
Job Seekers: A checklist for making the most of LinkedIn
Lida Citroen, Military.com's veteran employment expert, gives the lowdown on how to make the most of LinkedIn.
How This Green Beret Made His Entrepreneurial Dream Come True
Greg Adams, CEO of Stabilitas, shared insights into his transition from military to entrepreneur.
Most Popular Military News
Coast Guard Eyes Changes to Physical Standards, Tattoo Policy to Retain Troops
The service plans to release results of a study on retaining female service members next week.
DoubleTree Employees Fired for Displaying Sign Disparaging Military at Hotel Bar
The sign was created and displayed by two supervisors of the hotel and displayed at a post-deployment event.
Latest Military Videos
Sikorsky-Boeing's Futuristic Defiant Rotorcraft Completes First Flight
After just over a year of delays, the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant helicopter has completed its first test flight.
Army Scaling Back Recruiting Goals After Missing Target, Under Secretary Says
The service significantly lowered its recruiting goals after missing last year's recruiting target by about 6,000 soldiers.
Navy Says it Has Made Almost All Changes Recommended After Deadly Collisions
Of the 117 changes recommended, 91 were put in place, according to a Feb. 25 memorandum to Congress by Adm. William Moran.
New Navy Destroyer To Be Named After Medal of Honor Recipient
The U.S. Navy announced that the DDG 130 will be named for Hospital Corpsman Master Chief William Charette.
Navy's F-35 is Nowhere Near Combat-Ready, Watchdog Group Says
A government watchdog organization says that the Navy's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter isn't ready for combat.
Air Force News
Pentagon Buying F-15EX Alongside F-35s to Preserve Diversity, Official Says
An F-16 jet would mean another Lockheed fighter, and the DoD wants to maintain a balance between the two large companies.
Repairs to Tyndall, Offutt May Delay Funding for Air Force Base Upgrades
Unforeseen storms that have slammed two Air Force bases in six months may force the service to dip into next year's budget.
Marine Corps News
74 Years Later, North Carolina Marines Remember Iwo Jima
Marine veterans Mack Drake (93 years old) and Joe Tedder (94) helped take the island from the Japanese.
Intruder Detonates Gas Canisters near Japanese Office at Okinawa Marine Base
The incident happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday at Camp Foster's Okinawa Defense Bureau office, a bureau spokesman said.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Cutter Joins Navy Destroyer in Freedom-of-Navigation Op in Pacific
A Coast Guard vessel and a Navy ship passed through the Taiwan Strait this weekend in a signal to China.
Coast Guard Offloads $360M Worth of Cocaine Seized in Eastern Pacific
The massive cocaine load was confiscated off the coasts of Mexico and other countries in Central and South America.
Coast Guard Commissions Ship Named for Slain Petty Officer
Senior Chief Horne was killed in a confrontation with suspected drug smugglers near Santa Cruz Island in December 2012.