In any workplace, diversity is essential to success. This is doubly true in government. There’s one group of people, however, who are not often thought of when it comes to diversity: military spouses. That's a shame. Read why here.
Posts Tagged: military
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates an American takes his or her own life every 16 minutes and that suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States. If you are observant and brave enough to ask someone that seems to be depressed if they are thinking of killing themselves,... Read more »
This article discusses why and how Veterans can buy military service toward their Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) with special guidance for Military Academy graduates.
How my hate for gym class made me a public servant.
Since 9/11 there are plenty of veterans who have left the service and have gone into government service. Veterans can be your best employees and coworkers, if you let them.
Have you every wondered what’s happening behind the secured walls of a military base? Who lives there? Oftentimes, life on a military base can be very isolating from the neighboring community. It’s often difficult for service members to integrate themselves effectively with the surrounding community and vice versa. But that’s all changing. Thanks in large... Read more »
Each year, more than 200,000 military service members return from active duty tours abroad back to civilian life. These typically young individuals often have little workforce or educational experience outside of the military, rendering them unprepared to integrate into a civilian occupation after coming home. According to a RAND report, unemployment among young veterans in... Read more »
The benefits and the drawbacks of military buy backs, it is important to factor in the costs of buying back your military benefits. - by June Kirby
We go through our new “enabled lives” the best we can each and every day. Where I may have lost some of my physical abilities, my new abilities are far greater an enrichment to who I am and I would venture to say the same for my fellow sisters and brothers each and every day... Read more »
I can’t help but wonder, “How did I get here?”