LinkedIn’s First Annual Veteran Insights Report: An Inside Look at U.S. Veterans in the Workplace

Greg Call | LinkedIn | May 31, 2016

In 2012, I was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps and became part of a veteran community that was facing atrocious unemployment rates. Like many of my brothers and sisters, I knew there had …

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One of LinkedIn’s Most Engaged Members: Military Veterans

Greg Call | LinkedIn | January 7, 2016

As our Veteran Programs Manager, it’s my job to take a hard look at where LinkedIn fits into the veteran support ecosystem. While career opportunities, learning on Lynda.com, and access to the Veterans Mentor Network are …

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Military service motivates a Master of Finance student to study at MIT Sloan

MIT Sloan | Ideas Made to Matter | October 22, 2015

A United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Republic of South Sudan inspired Sang-Hyuk Kwon’s decision to study international finance at MIT Sloan of Management.

Kwon, MFin ’16, was enlisted in the …

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Retired U.S. General Stanley McChrystal talks leadership strategy

MIT Sloan | Ideas Made to Matter | February 18, 2015

 

To hear retired U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal tell it, a leader stands alone but is supported by many. In a conversation with MIT Sloan’s Hal Gregersen on campus Feb. …

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Why Military Personnel Make Ideal IT Pros

Chris LaPoint | Dice | October 6, 2014

Every year, approximately 250,000 military personnel leave the service to return to civilian life. When the home front beckons, many will be looking to become IT professionals, a role that, according to the United …

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How Veterans Can Translate Their Military Skills Into Civilian Language

Leslie Stevens-Huffman | Dice | May 1, 2014

Returning veterans possess many of the skills and qualities that private sector employers are looking for. But to transfer your technology experience to the civilian world, you’re going to have to do a bit …

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5 Tech Job-Hunting Tips for Returning Veterans

Elisabeth Greenbaum Kasson | Dice | April 8, 2014

If you’re a returning veteran who wants to transition into a technology career, you may already have experience that can translate into a civilian job. Often, the operative word there is “translate,” since …

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Veterans Helping Veterans: LinkedIn Tips for Job Seekers Who Have Served

Lindsey Pollak | LinkedIn | November 10, 2011

I often advise job seekers to reach out to people in their desired industries for advice and guidance. So, when I sat down to write a blog post to help job seekers with military …

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