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Military to Veteran Transition

What Does “Meaningful” and “Lucrative” Mean to You?

TL;DR Video: One hundred and eighteen thousand.  That’s the number we arrive at using some key Departments of Defense[i] and Labor[ii] numbers and a bit of arithmetic.  And it’s important because it’s the answer to a critical question we ask ourselves at Vets2PM each

Why Mattering Matters

Imagine one day mattering so much to those around you that their lives literally depend on you doing what you know how to do extremely well so that all of you come home from overseas safely.  Because you’re in an environment where the loss of

Project Management Apples, Oranges, and Grapes

Regardless of what a project will deliver, such as a new or improved Web Site, a new or improved Smartphone, a new datacenter or warehouse, or a new Saturn rover, all projects need planned, resourced, staffed, performed, and controlled.  Controlled means project performance analyzed against

Speaking to Civilians with Ease

Folks paid to be in charge of others to get things done that their organization needs done are called “leaders” in the military and “managers” in the civilian workforce, i.e., the civilian division, i.e., the “CIVDIV”.  This article explains why the same actor has two

Certify Both Types of Your Military Experience for Maximum Interview Impact

Many transitioning military service members and veterans have experience running things and running teams.  Therefore, presenting both can really enhance their interview performance.  And certifying that experience before hand?  A potential game-changer!   Things.  Examples of things are gage calibration shops, motor pools, dining facilities,

Journey from Military-to-Civilian Project Manager

Eric “Doc” Wright, PhD helps military veterans achieve meaningful, lucrative post-service careers. Why? Because his own transition was long and dark. In fact, it almost killed him! And, because after 8 years in uniform and 20+ in business, he has figured out what Corporate America

Job or Career?

Regardless of the length of your military service, you received tens of thousands of dollars of high-tech, hands-on formal and on-the-job training in your military occupation, leadership, and followership.  Upon this bedrock, you developed the ability to perform in high-performing teams, model values, manage schedules,