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Make Every Day, Veteran’s Day!

Marine-planting-flagNovember 11 proved we love our Veterans! There were many stories shared of heroes who humbly said they were just doing their jobs, like the heroic story from the Battle of Iwo Jima, of Hershel “Woody” Williams, the oldest living Medal of Honor recipient at 92. He only knocked out seven concrete enemy pillboxes and cleared the way for Marines to press the attack on the island – he was just doing his job along with 6,800 American service members who died and thousands more who were injured taking the island back from 22,000 Japanese defenders. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/11/09/voices-enduring-hero-marines-most-iconic-battle/75104166/

While it is great to have a special day to honor our Veterans, they deserve our gratitude every day. Almost all of us have a family member or friend who is a Veteran, yet each and every one is unique and special for their service. Whether they served during war time or not, they gave of their lives and time to secure our freedom. Here are 7 practical ways you can thank a Veteran every day: Read the rest of this entry »

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Job Search and PTSD

What does job search have to do with PTSD? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has been found to affect many Vets after they return from duty in combat situations. Stress from life traumas, changes and losses affect us all so it is not difficult to appreciate the challenge of dealing with the memories of one’s experiences under combat conditions. In many cases PTSD is intensified as the result of physical disabilities and health factors. In the same way, PTSD can be exacerbated by the lack of meaningful work. When you transition from the military, you have lost your job! Job Search: The Total System provides a positive, proactive approach to finding the right job for your career and life goals.
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