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Do’s & Don’ts. The Basics of Preparing for and Nailing Your Next Job Interview.

There are a lot of reasons why it’s a great time to be a veteran looking for a career in Florida. Our economy keeps growing, industries like tech and aerospace are booming, and Veterans Florida has a full-time staff dedicated … Continue reading

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Real Success on Tap

Some Things Just Go Well Together — Like Great Beer and a Veteran Success Story.   Life’s full of choices—some are routine and easy to overlook, while others can be life-changing (remember trying to decide which branch of service you were … Continue reading

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How do Veterans Define Success?

Real veterans talk about finding success in the Sunshine State.   It’s been said that the road to success is often times filled with obstacles. Well, here’s some advice: forget everything that’s been said. The road to success is practically … Continue reading

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Veterans, Build a Future in the Construction Industry

Get civilian credentials for the construction and maintenance skills you gained in the military and start working in the construction industry   Did you know that you can receive professional construction industry credentials for training you received during your military … Continue reading

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Your Resume is Your Mission Plan

The purpose of your professional resume is not to regurgitate everything you’ve ever done in your professional career onto paper. It is not a list of daily activities under job title headings. Your resume builds towards and highlights your professional … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Translating Your Military Service Into a Civilian Resume

The personal attributes, skills and work ethic that military servicemen and women develop during their service are held in high regard by Florida businesses and are in great demand in the Sunshine State. The key is to convey these qualities … Continue reading

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5 Top Reasons Veterans Move to Florida

Veterans make the Sunshine State their home because of its unparalleled career, education and lifestyle opportunities. Here, veterans tell us in their own words why they chose to move, study and work here.   Ask a veteran who has transitioned … Continue reading

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A Woman Veteran’s Florida Nonprofit Transforms Lives With Yoga

This Florida vet’s organization is helping people who have lost their way or are on shaky ground find their footing   Kathryn Thomas, a 32-year-old former Navy helicopter pilot and the mother of a 5-month-old daughter, breathes deeply as she … Continue reading

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The Veterans Florida Career Services Program

Veterans Florida has launched a new career site geared to connecting transitioning veterans with Florida jobs and helping them plan and manage their separation from the military   When evaluating and deciding where to move after completing their military service, … Continue reading

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Veteran Entrepreneurship: From Green Beret to Business Owner

The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program helped this veteran turn his business ideas into reality and eased his transition into civilian life.   Scott Neil, 48, a former Green Beret and advisor to Special Forces, had been warned repeatedly about the … Continue reading

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