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How Michelin Attracts New Talent with Military Backgrounds

“We find that military experience develops a lot of core skills, particularly leadership, and we certainly appreciate those skills and the veterans we have in our company.”

An interesting quote from Pete Selleck, who this month celebrates his three-year anniversary as Chairman and President of Michelin North America Inc.

Selleck’s respect for veterans comes as no surprise, considering he earned a Bachelor of Science at the U.S. Continue Reading

Military Spouses: Achieving Online Education Success

Troops to Teachers: Helping Veterans Serve with Pride in the Classroom

What is Troops to Teachers?

To use the organization’s own words, Troops to Teachers is “a U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.”

Craig Gilman, a former U.S. Marine currently serving as an education coordinator and online adjunct faculty member with American Military University (AMU), spoke to In Military Education about Troops to Teachers. Continue Reading

Military Spouses: Achieving Online Education Success

Think Teamwork: Tips for Veterans Transitioning from the Military to Civilian Life

By Aaron Saari
Special to In Military Education – Military1.com

Would you ever walk off the FOB by yourself on a deployment? I hope not. But tons of veterans seem to simply jump into the civilian world without collecting intel from fellow veterans who have transitioned successfully.

Everything in the military centers around teamwork. Successful veterans carry that principle forward and build their team before they transition…or right after. Continue Reading

Military Spouses: Achieving Online Education Success

Podcast: What Issues Are Veterans Facing This Veterans Day?

Interview by Robin Adney
Special to InMilitaryEducation.com

George Vukovich, the Director of Veterans Outreach at American Military University, is our guest on this special Veterans Day podcast.

As we take a day of reflection to honor and thank the men and women who have served the United States, George discusses some of the challenges facing veterans as they enter the workforce, as well as some solutions American Military University presents that can enhance their job-seeking process. Continue Reading

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