Just wanted to drop a note and let everyone
know that we have an upcoming book that will
address the challenges with adjusting to
It's been almost 5 years since I've left the
military and let me tell you, it's been very
interesting at times.
When we're in the military, we have such a
structured outlook on life and on how we
believe the world functions.
The main concern I have is the adjustment to
the civilian workforce. I can not stress enough
how different the experience will be for each
During the initial stages of Veterans In Motion,
we transmitted many newsletters. These
newsletters addressed many scenarios of
how civilian life can be in the workforce.
We also addressed the internal adjustments
that a military person goes through.
With the most recent developments of the workforce,
i.e. layoffs, business closures, and outsourcing, I believe
in my heart and soul that it's imperative that
Veterans In Motion relay the updates of what's
taking place in the workforce.
I've been fortunate to observe first hand what's
taking place with veterans returning to school to
learn a trade that's transferable to the civilian
workforce. I've also been fortunate enough to
work in the staffing industry to see what workers
are experiencing. For the next several weeks,
I'm committed to letting you know more about
what's taking place.
The down time from the blog was needed to
research where the work industries are
headed. Once again, I can honestly say that
being in alignment with the staffing industry
has really helped.
Stay tuned for the next several weeks to hear
about what many people are experiencing.
One thing I can relay to you is, when we are in
the military, we are under contract. Very similar
to our civilian counterparts who work under contract
with major corporations.
Yes, believe it or not, many civilians work under
contract and aren't permanent workers for a
company. This is an area that I would like each
of you to research. Especially if you're in a
Stay tuned for more information on the civilian
workforce and employment trends with technical
occupations. Take care and be safe.
Veterans In Motion