Spring 2013 Edition of the 1775. The Journal of the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association
The following is an article I wrote that was published in the Spring 2013 Edition of the 1775. The Journal of the Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association. The Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Associaton (AGCRA) is the U.S. Army equilavent of SHRM. I am posting this article on my blog in an attempt to show everyone who does . . .
For the final part of my transition blog I will cover some misc items.
One item I did that I believe assisted me was that I came up with a portfolio for my job search. The portfolio had products I had produced during my time in the Army and how those products increased operational capacity. I also included information on the . . .
How I Received a Yes
As I related a couple of blogs ago, one of the things I did was to do my best to obtain as many LinkedIn connections as possible to assist me with my transition. I knew I wanted to concentrate my job search on the Seattle, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio areas. So I reached out to all my LinkedIn connections who lived in these areas and had . . .
For my own job search I tried my best to track everything and to be as detailed oriented as possible. During the course of my job search I applied to 187 positions. I know some will say that this is too many submissions. But I did use a targeted approach. I targeted HR Director/Manager positions in the Seattle, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio . . .
The World of Startups
Note: The below blog will appear as an article in American Corporate Partners Advisor Net. http://www.acp-usa.org/
Transitioning Veterans have many options to help them find a position. But one option that is overlooked by everyone are the options provided by startups. A startup is a brand new business that is attempting to provide . . .
Syracuse University's VCTP and IVMF
The fourth part of my Transition blog will cover Syracuse University’s Veteran Career Transition Programs – Veteran (VCTP)
Before I begin, I want to reiterate that these blogs are not meant to be positive or negative. The intent is to show what I encountered during my transition. If one person has some value added to their transition . . .
For part III of this blog I will cover Northwest Edge (now called The Leading Edge).
Northwest Edge is a JBLM specific transition program that focuses on transitioning military staying in the Seattle/JBLM area. To participate in this program you had to be staying in the JBLM/Seattle area after your separation. You had to have an approved . . .