Blog Category Career Training

July 31st, 2016

Veterans excel in almost everything they do, including their post-military careers and entrepreneurial endeavors. The results of an entrepreneurial survey conducted by the UPS Store showed that, “54% of service members feel confident that the skills they gained while in the military will help them to be successful in the civilian world.”

May 31st, 2016
Kris Powers

Have you ever looked at an existing product or service and thought to yourself, “I can do this better?”  Do you have a skill or talent that can fill a need in the marketplace?  In today’s ever-changing economy; the idea of being your own boss may be very appealing. You can follow your passion while building something that you can call your own. But before you take the plunge, think about why you want to start a business and what you want the business to provide for you. The truth is, owning your own business is hard work.

March 8th, 2016
Kris Powers
A portable career is any career you can take with you no matter where you go. Portable careers are perfect for those who either have to move frequently (i.e. Military spouses) or for those who want to move around the world without worrying about their career. Having a portable career helps you maintain a professional identity that you can take with you, rather than having to start over in a new field every time you relocate. Picking up and starting over somewhere new can be challenging. Choosing a career that is portable can make earning a living in that new location a little bit easier.... read more
September 23rd, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate

One of my favorite jobs I ever had was working at the front desk at a hotel. Being near an international airport, we had people come from all over and I was their first experience of the city. You could say I was the city’s first impression. It was our hospitality that we provided that brought the travelers back to us rather than use a competing hotel. I sound like a commercial saying that but it’s true! In fact, to manage that hospitality would have been a dream to me!

Psst! Guess what? I made that dream come true!!

September 4th, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate

When I left home for college, I was convinced that my calling was to become a teacher. I had been preparing for it my whole life. From forcing my little brothers into my make-shift classroom in the basement every day during summer vacations all the way up to job shadowing my favorite elementary school teacher as part of my senior project in high school, there was never a doubt in my mind that I would spend my life in a classroom.

August 25th, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate

One of the most important factors to consider when choosing a new career path is your personal strengths and interests. Being successful is so much easier and rewarding when you are actively pursuing a career doing what you love! Almost every skill set, hobby or interest can translate into a meaningful career and Interior Decorating and Design is no exception.

August 13th, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate

Have you ever had someone say to you “It’s called work and not fun for a reason.” Doesn’t make you very excited for your future in the workforce, does it? Well have no fear, your career fairy is here. I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to grow up to be a mindless drown who punches the time clock in assembly line fashion. Most people think you have to work to live. Well I’m here to wave my magic wand and show you that you can live to work! Have a hobby you enjoy? Turn it into your career!

Fitness Instructor Certification Online
August 5th, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate

As military spouses, we are always seeing out portable and sustainable careers for ourselves. For many, that concept translates into seeking out work-from-home opportunities. But there is one in-demand field that is often overlooked; one that holds the interest of everyone, regardless of location (in the US and abroad).


February 25th, 2015
Angela Caban
Landing a job in cyber security may seem hard, but as long as you follow some easy tips, you will find it easier making cyber security a part of your career.
February 19th, 2015
Angela Caban
One of the biggest growing, as well as highest paying jobs is in the IT field, jobs for those who are skilled with computers.