16 episodes

Supporting veterans to achieve career success as they navigate the challenges of transitioning out of the military. Each week we will bring you a new mentor who will teach you the lessons they have learned as they traveled the military transition path before you.

Lessons Learned for Vets Lori Norris

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Supporting veterans to achieve career success as they navigate the challenges of transitioning out of the military. Each week we will bring you a new mentor who will teach you the lessons they have learned as they traveled the military transition path before you.

    Episode 15: Landing your Next Role by Building a LinkedIn Presence with Misty Moreno

    Episode 15: Landing your Next Role by Building a LinkedIn Presence with Misty Moreno

    Misty Moreno is a self-proclaimed LinkedIn success story. As she was preparing to retire from the United States Air Force, she followed all the steps, created a LinkedIn profile and strategically started posting to build her online presence. She shares...

    • 47 min
    Episode 14: Navigating the Federal Job Search Process with Chip Lankert from FEMA

    Episode 14: Navigating the Federal Job Search Process with Chip Lankert from FEMA

    Marine Corps veteran and recruiter for the Federal Emergency Management  Agency Chip Lankert joins me on the show to discuss federal employment. From the federal resume writing process to tips on how to succeed in a federal interview, Chip gives...

    • 49 min
    Episode 13: Military Transition Q&A with MaryKate Soliva

    Episode 13: Military Transition Q&A with MaryKate Soliva

    Listen in as US Army veteran MaryKate Soliva asks me some great questions about the military transition process such as how to leverage volunteer work in your transition, how to involve your spouse in the transition and networking best practices for...

    • 38 min
    Episode 12: Don't Be Afraid to Pivot and Start Over During Your Military Transition with Jennifer Foxworthy

    Episode 12: Don't Be Afraid to Pivot and Start Over During Your Military Transition with Jennifer Foxworthy

    After retiring from the US Navy, Jennifer decided to follow a non-traditional path of becoming a motivational speaker and launching a non-profit. The journey has not been without obstacles and Jennifer gets real about the pivots and changes she has had...

    • 40 min
    Episode 11: Creating Your Long-term Military Transition Plan with Gregory Austin

    Episode 11: Creating Your Long-term Military Transition Plan with Gregory Austin

    As an analytical engineering manager trained in Lean Six Sigma concepts, Greg leveraged these skills to achieve post-military success after retiring from the United States Air Force. Everyone says you need to create a military transition plan, but Greg...

    • 44 min
    Episode 10: The 5 Most Common Military Transition Obstacles with Michael Radynski

    Episode 10: The 5 Most Common Military Transition Obstacles with Michael Radynski

    After retiring from the US Marine Corps, through networking Mike quickly found a great job. Though he had seemingly "checked the box" of finding employment, Mike left that job to find his passion and live in his dream location - even though he didn't...

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Dreisbama ,

Excellent Resource

This podcast is a fantastic asset for any veteran preparing for, going through, or who has completed a military to civilian transition. Great interviews with veterans who offer perspectives, experiences, advice, and of course...LESSONS LEARNED.

socal! ,

Interesting and helpful pointers

Lori’s interviews of veterans regarding job transitions appear very relevant for all people
considering a future job transition, even if not in the military.

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