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Women who have served in the military are returning home to the U.S. in record numbers, and many are facing new battlefields as they transition back to civilian life. Attitudes & Attire offers workshops designed exclusively for female veterans.
Learning from a successful mentor in your field of interest can elevate both your professional capabilities and your confidence.
According to Lillian Eby, Ph.D, "Research indicates that mentored individuals perform better on the job, advance more rapidly within the organization, and report more job and career satisfaction.”
Share your story, some advice, or just a simple thanks by uploading a video.
Lockheed Martin has a long-standing commitment to successful job transition for America's veterans.
When it comes to work, everyone needs advice. And there’s nothing better than having a few mentors to help you out along the way.
The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 11 organizations just under $2.3 million in grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.
About.com offers a great deal of information about mentoring. This article also links to articles on how to find a mentor, as well as how to become a mentor?
These six principles will help guide you through the financially and emotionally difficult time of unemployment.
As much as we are told otherwise, getting fired or laid off always feels personal. It doesn’t matter if the job is a bad fit, the company is failing, or the business is moving to another town (or country, for that matter).
Being fired or laid off isn’t fun. Even if you weren’t particularly wild about the job or the people you worked with, rejection stings.
Talking to people about their work is one of the best ways to get accurate information about what a career is like. After all, who would know better about what it takes to do a job well than someone who’s already working in it?
Keeping an open dialogue going is the key to any relationship. However, significant life changes can cause strong emotions which might interrupt normal communication and threaten to make small issues into larger ones. Check here for information to stay p... more
Your family and friends can be your most powerful asset during periods of transition. This section contains articles about how to talk to your partner, kids, family members, and friends and ways to be a supportive spouse to a job seeker.
Do you find yourself having to consider a job with non-traditional hours, but worried about finding childcare? This article from the BA Childcare Guide, provided by the The ChildCareGroup, will give you some ideas for quality care options for your child... more
Disagreement and conflict are different situations. Here are five guidelines to follow when the stakes are raised.
Millions of families have faced the same situation. It won't necessarily be easy, but these ideas from the Unemployment Handbook will help you get the conversation started.
Some pointers on how to help children understand what it means when you've been laid off.
It affects everyone in the family.
From PBS.com, a series for kids.
Generation Y (Millenials) have a lot to offer.
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