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How the Skills I Learned in the Military Still Apply to My Civilian Career

Veteran's Day is a time to recognize our military veterans - those brave souls who selflessly decided to stand guard over our nation and ensure the blessings of liberty are always protected. 

As we honor our veterans here at Goodwill, we decided to ask some of them about their military experience and how what they learned has shaped them, prepared them, and sustained them in their new civilian careers.  Here's what they had to say:

How Skills I Learned in the Military Still Apply to my Civilian Career

As we honor our veterans here at Goodwill, we decided to ask some of them about their military experience and how what they learned has shaped them, prepared them, and sustained them in their new civilian careers.  Here's what they had to say:

Veterans Day 2022

The men and women of our armed services dedicate themselves to ensuring we can continue to live as we do. To say that what they do is heroic is an understatement. As we approach Veteran’s Day, we decided to take a look at some facts and figures regarding our veterans.

The History of Memorial Day

Our Workforce Development blogger, Steve Allan, explains the significance of Memorial Day and why we observe the holiday with a three-day weekend.

Veteran Spotlight: Ian Johnston

As part of our Veterans Day celebrations, we’d like to take a moment to recognize the individuals within our Goodwill family who have demonstrated selflessness, courage, and sacrifice, by serving our country. 

Veteran Spotlight: Robert Wade Sr.

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Veterans Day is an important opportunity to spotlight our country’s service members and the invaluable work they perform each and every day.  celebrations, we'd like to take a moment to recognize the individuals within our Goodwill family who have demonstrated selflessness, courage, and sacrifice, by serving our country. 

Veteran Spotlight: John Fullard

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Veterans Day is an important opportunity to spotlight our country’s service members and the invaluable work they perform each and every day.  celebrations, we'd like to take a moment to recognize the individuals within our Goodwill family who have demonstrated selflessness, courage, and sacrifice, by serving our country. 

Honoring Our Veterans during the 20th Anniversary of September 11th

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest attack in history on American soil. September 11, 2001 is a day that will forever live in infamy, with 2,977 lives lost and countless lives altered forever.  

Hire a Veteran!

The respect and gratitude we show these brave men and women is something that happens on a 24/7/365 basis. However, we do set aside one day a year to specifically recognize these American heroes – Veterans Day.

Veterans Day 2018

The respect and gratitude we show these brave men and women is something that happens on a 24/7/365 basis. However, we do set aside one day a year to specifically recognize these American heroes – Veterans Day.



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