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What Really Happens During the Transition Assistance Program

Ron Kness / Jul 20, 2018

Transitioning back into the civilian world after spending four years or more (or a career) serving in the military is a change that many military families dread making.

Learn Website Development Using Your GI Bill … In 14 Weeks!

Ron Kness / Jul 13, 2018

For veterans interested in learning how to code websites without spending 18 months or more going to school, there is a new VA-approved 14-week immersive program just for veterans called Code Platoon.

Federal Hiring Changes Aim to Ease the Military Spouse Unemployment Crisis

Ron Kness / Jul 6, 2018

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Hiring Our Heroes program, military spouse unemployment hovers at 16% … or four times the national average.

Conserve GI Bill Benefits with this New Tuition Assistance Change

Ron Kness / Jun 29, 2018

It is no secret that using Tuition Assistance (TA) while serving in the military is a great way to conserve GI Bill benefits. But currently only about 20% of servicemembers use TA.

The Non-Traditional Way to Use Your GI Bill

Ron Kness / Jun 23, 2018

When talking about using the GI Bill after getting out, most veterans’ first thought goes to attending a college or university to get a four-year bachelor’s degree. However, we know that going the college route is not for everyone.

Intermediate and Expert Level IT Certifications

Ron Kness / Jun 15, 2018

Once one has the basics down and job experience, it may be time to move up the ladder and get an intermediate or expert-level certification.

Cybersecurity Centers of Academic Excellence and What they Mean for Getting a Job with the NSA or DHS

Ron Kness / Jun 8, 2018

Learn about what accreditation means, and the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (CAE-C) and Cybersecurity Defense (CD) designations.

3 Things to Look for When Vetting an Online Cybersecurity Course

Ron Kness / Jun 1, 2018

There are several things to check, but for a quick initial look consider these 3 things when looking for a cybersecurity online course:

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