Tag: military veterans

  • In Swing States, Military Veterans' Concerns Loom Large

    In Swing States, Military Veterans' Concerns Loom Large

    By Thomas Beaumont NORFOLK, Va. -- The far-flung swing states that have the most sway in the presidential election have something else in common -- a large share of military veterans who are getting special attention from the fiercely dueling campaigns. In a White House campaign this hard-fought, no... Continue Reading

  • For-Profit Schools Jump To Enroll Military Spouses

    For-Profit Schools Jump To Enroll Military Spouses

    By Christine Armario MIAMI -- "Unleash the dog trainer inside you," urges an ad for the online Animal Behavior College, which makes no bones about whom it's trying to recruit. In television and online ads, it speaks directly to military spouses. The message: You may be able to attend for free. The ads are... Continue Reading

  • Transforming Your Resume From Military to Civilian

    Transforming Your Resume From Military to Civilian

    Duncan Mathison, co-author of "Unlock the Hidden Job Market: Six Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough," recalls working with an ex-Navy SEAL who was trying to land a civilian job. "He realized that most people thought his skills consisted of landing on beaches and blowing things up.... Continue Reading