Army Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders

Top commanders in the U.S. Army have announced publicly that they have a problem: They have too many “toxic leaders” — the kind of bosses who make their employees miserable. Many corporations share a similar problem, but in the Army’s case, destructive leadership can potentially have life or death consequences. So, some Army researchers are … Read moreArmy Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders

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An Amazing Pool of Talent at an Employer’s Fingertips

In combat, a sniper’s goal is to become a needle in a haystack. Marksmanship is only a piece of the puzzle. Whether I was in the Sierra Nevada Mountains or the deserts of Iraq and Afghanistan, stealth was not just a tool — it was the objective. Before I became a Marine sniper, I spent … Read moreAn Amazing Pool of Talent at an Employer’s Fingertips

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Beyond The Bumper Sticker: 10 Ways Americans Can Support the Military Family

by Erin Whitehead, Marine Corps spouse Yesterday, many Americans paused to honor those who have served and continue serving in our nation’s military. Flags were flown and prayers were said in civilian homes and backyards around the country. But because of the nature of our lives, the military spouse community has a special understanding of … Read moreBeyond The Bumper Sticker: 10 Ways Americans Can Support the Military Family

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Military Service Provides Solid Career Foundation

The lessons you learn in the military don’t stop being relevant when you leave the service. To my fellow patriots contemplating a changeover from military life to the civilian world and to the many veterans struggling to compete in the competitive workplace, I offer the following from my personal experience. Your military service provided you … Read moreMilitary Service Provides Solid Career Foundation

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You can leave the military, but it never really leaves you

Substitute the branch, base, rank, etc. in Ken’s story as you see fit but the story holds true for all military veterans. Good piece.~Cpl. Beddoe Forwarded by Greg Lee, labmanlee@fairpoint.netArticle by Ken Burger, Thursday, March 4, 2010 Occasionally, I venture back out to the air base where I’m greeted by an imposing security guard who … Read moreYou can leave the military, but it never really leaves you

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