Military Career Transition

Veterans Affairs

Senator Johnny Isakson is a successful businessman with 40-plus years in the real estate industry who has built a respected record of public service to Georgia. He is the first Georgian since the 1800s to have served in the state House, state Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. He also served Georgia as… Read more »

Civilian Career

You’re getting out of the military and want your post-uniform job to be a meaningful one. It’s understandable. After all, you are an extraordinary individual who has worked in a service-oriented career field for quite some time. It only makes sense to seek out a like-minded and equally extraordinary employer in your civilian life, don’t… Read more »

Military Veteran

Franchising is a popular career opportunity for military veterans. Military veterans often become successful franchise owners because of the similarities between franchising and the military. In addition to the strong support system and working toward a common goal, in both they make tough decisions in difficult situations, follow set procedures and complete continuous training. Click… Read more »

Career Transition

When civilians change jobs, they already have a manual, a road map and the standard operating procedures. They know the terminology, the titles, the language, the rules of the road and the appropriate game plan to get to the desired result. Military personnel, on the other hand, are at a disadvantage. They have to become… Read more »

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness has a simple mission: “To help entrepreneurs realize their dreams of owning their own businesses, while contributing positively to their communities, and to help our gym members get to a healthier place.” Founded in 2002, Anytime Fitness now has more than 3,000 gyms operating in all 50 U.S. states and 30 countries. And… Read more »

Franchise Ownership

“What’s Next?” It’s a question Andrea Burns pondered as she entered her last year of active duty as a Marine. The options were many because, as a Lieutenant Colonel, Burns had much-desired leadership and management experience. Click here to read more.

Good Franchise

Brian Crawford is Director of Franchising and Real Estate for Kilwins Chocolates and Ice Cream. He has more than 20 years of experience as a franchise executive and has held executive level positions with franchisors Homes & Land and Milliken & Company. Brian and his wife have been franchisees in the SportClips Haircuts system for… Read more »

Military Job Seekers

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I will be transitioning out in 12 months and I’m working on my resume. My biggest challenge is understanding pay scales and which industries pay higher or lower for my skills. Are there tools or tips for negotiating salary? Click here to learn more.

Transition Tips

Moving sucks. I’m sorry. There is just no nice way to say it. Moving, however, is inevitable in this military lifestyle. Whether you and your family are nowhere near transitioning out of the military lifestyle or you are making the Big and Final Move on Uncle Sam, moving has its challenges and you have to deal… Read more »

Military Spouses

It’s a well-known fact. Finding a post-uniform job is far from easy. The Good Hands¨ people at Allstate Insurance Company, however, are doing their best to change that. The company recently launched the Allstate Military Veterans and Spouses Program, a unique initiative designed to help veterans and military spouses become Licensed Sales Professionals (LSPs) and… Read more »