Ahead of the Curve

To Degree or Not to Degree, That is the Question

Monday, April 14th

By Anne Brister

Today’s job market is extremely competitive. While unemployment may be shrinking, there are still fewer jobs than applicants, leaving many hoping that their degree(s) will be enough to help them break through the clutter and land the position.

Those without degrees (or without the right degree) – particularly military veterans transitioning into civilian life –... more

Military Spouses: Overcoming Unique Barriers to Employment

Tuesday, March 18th

By: Anne Brister

With women like Sheryl Sandberg making a splash with her groundbreaking book Lean In for businesswomen and men who want to contribute to a more equitable society, it’s sometimes surprising to learn about the disparities that... more

How to Successfully Change Your Career

Tuesday, February 18th

By Anne Brister

The prospect of change is overwhelming to say the least. Many of us spend our lives avoiding change and transitions, fearing the unknown. But change is essential to growth and development, and is a vital part of everyone’s life – and career.

If you resolved to find a new career in the New Year, now is the time to start thinking about how to get started. There are... more

New Year, New Career

Tuesday, January 14th

By Anne Brister

It’s a new year. We all know what that means: New Year’s resolutions. If one of your resolutions is to find a new career, you’re not alone – 83 percent of employees said they will “... more

Six Tips for a Smooth Transition from Military to Civilian Work

Monday, December 16th

By: Anne Brister

Transitioning between careers can be difficult for anyone, but transitioning out of the military and into the civilian workforce can seem especially daunting. Possibly because the overall unemployment rate for veterans is nearly seven percent, with the rate for young vets who served... more