Howard offers seven things that all veterans, regardless of branch of service, should do prior to leaving the military.
1. Be Debt Free.
2. Have a minimum of two years living expenses in an account you can access.
3. Research the industry you would like to work.
4. Network – networking should have taken place throughout your military career.
5. Be flexible and be willing to relocate.
6. Have realistic expectations.
7. Know your options.
Coach Jaynine Howard is the owner of Dream Catcher – Business & Career Coaching. She is a member of the Carteret Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Leadership Carteret Class of 2011, Jacksonville - Onslow Chamber of Commerce, and the American Psychological Association. She is also a retired United States Marine and former psychotherapist who works with Veterans and those on Active Duty. Dream Catcher is where your desire to succeed and your commitment to grow personally and professionally meet so you can turn your dreams into reality. You can start turning your dreams into reality by downloading this week’s episode or past episodes of From Military to Mainstream. You can take her assessment to see if you are ready to make the transition at http://coachjaynine.com/
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Coach Jaynine is a retired United States Marine and former psychotherapist who works with Veterans and those on Active Duty. She will teach you the systems and strategies needed to grow personally and professionally.