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Career Chat interview with Maureen Mesalam, Garnet Leadership. Each week, Jean hosts a tv show discussing how to navigate your career with purpose and intention. Watch Thursdays at noon on www.rvntv.tv

 
Hosts Al Cini and Joe Asumendi sit down with Jean South, the CEO of Hire Served, to discuss veteran job transition, finding purpose after service, and how Hire Served connects mission-driven employers with service-minded talent.
Photo courtesy of Colonel Ted Studdard

Photo courtesy of Colonel Ted Studdard

Pursue Purpose and Success Will Follow, Take Colonel Studdard’s Word for It

Sitting in the Wall Street office of a top US bank, Ted Studdard, Retired Marine Corps Colonel, found himself, as Marines like to say, on the horns of a dilemma. He was being offered a fantastic job. But something was wrong. It wasn’t sitting right with him. With no backup plan in place, Studdard looked within and decided against this great opportunity. What his gut was telling him was that his values and life purpose didn’t align to this organization and he couldn’t put himself and his family through a life change he knew would take them in the wrong direction...

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Image from www.militaryspouse.com

Military spouses bear the brunt of the responsibility for their families. They are regularly forced to single parent while living in fear that this will become a permanent arrangement...

 
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Image from www.militarybyowner.com

1) Set realistic expectations.

We all want to believe our income will progressively increase throughout our employment. But when you change careers, that isn’t guaranteed. There’s a learning curve when transitioning from military service to civilian work. Accept that learning curve and know that within a short time, your leadership abilities will be recognized and you’ll have opportunities for advancement....

 
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Image from www.americangrit.com

Social media is a double–edged sword for those of us with access to information about US policy, intelligence, and troop movements. Having held a security clearance and being trained as a Human Intelligence Recruiter, I was reticent to join social media when I left the FBI, but soon learned the value of social media to grow my business...