PATRIOTlink® connects Veterans to free local services and resources

  The military community, veterans’ advocacy groups and corporations gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, DC last Thursday for the launch of PATRIOTlink®, the nation’s first cloud-based service referral for veterans, service members, and their families. Initially a pilot project by the Code of Support Foundation, the launch signaled the completion of two years of research, technology innovation, and input from collaborators to … Continue reading PATRIOTlink® connects Veterans to free local services and resources

#WorkThroughIt: Ignite Your Career

Today begins our new blog and social media series, Work Through It Wednesday. These short, one-minute motivations feature a quote, a little insight, and three brief strategies to engage to help you work through the challenge and emerge victorious. Today’s feature: Ignite your Career Read on, or listen to the audio: The actor Gary Sinise once said: Careers, like rockets, don’t take off on schedule. … Continue reading #WorkThroughIt: Ignite Your Career

A Dream Deferred, but Not Unfulfilled

When I opened my inbox this morning, there was a shocking story. Not a doom-and-gloom article about the things that tend to keep us on edge these days. This was a shockingly wonderful story about a 91-year-old Thai woman, who after ten years of study, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human and Family Development from Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University this week. Because of … Continue reading A Dream Deferred, but Not Unfulfilled

Fess up, sometimes you’ve got horrible body language

We are all guilty of displaying improper and off-putting body language at some point in our careers. Whether avoiding eye contact during an interview, or impatiently tapping our fingers on the table during a management meeting, our nonverbal communication conveys a distinct impression – no matter your intended message. This week, the Business Insider published an article calling out nine nonverbal behaviors that generally turn … Continue reading Fess up, sometimes you’ve got horrible body language