Our nation’s veterans deserve quality jobs. LeaderQuest is committed to helping service members transition into fulfilling careers, which is why we’ve partnered with Corporate America Supports You (CASY) to further this pursuit. CASY offers award-winning employment support services to veterans and has actively helped more than 56,000 military spouses, active-duty military, and veterans connect to high-earning careers.
As COVID-19 has forced companies worldwide to embrace remote capabilities, LeaderQuest has shifted to online IT training, putting all of our resources behind the virtual format we’ve been perfecting since 2012. Here’s how it’s gone so far, in the words of four students still determined to get trained, certified, and hired despite the pandemic.
Some myths about veterans aren’t just dumb, they can actually be harmful. Here are the top seven misconceptions about vets and the truth behind the men and women in uniform.
Did you know that IT is a great fit for veterans looking for a career after the military? In this blog we explore the demands of the IT industry and why exactly veterans should consider a career in IT.
While nobody likes hunting for jobs, it can be especially difficult for transitioning veterans. The civilian business world just doesn’t work the same way that the military does. While the freedom to take your career in any direction is exciting, it may also be intimidating. It can seem like you have a million things to do before you can even begin to apply for IT professional jobs.
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 of educational funding for military spouses who are continuing their education by pursuing a license, certification, or an Associates degree in what they call a “portable” career field and occupation.
The goal of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program is to help military spouses with career development and employment. SECO sponsors MyCAA to further their goals of military spouse employment.
AF Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (AF COOL) is an Air Force program designed to help airmen achieve credentials that are recognized by the civilian community. This serves two purposes: to help the enlisted force gain new skills in an airman’s Air Force job, and to prepare the airman to work in the civilian world after leaving the airforce. Learn how this program can help you gain valuable credentials.
VET TEC is a new tuition and housing assistance program designed to help veterans get short term technology training without using their GI Bill® benefits! Learn more about the program and whether or not you qualify in this blog.