VIDEO: Founder Drew Peneton Talks Veteran Issues at Ignite Event

In October, I had the privilege to be one of 18 amazing presenters at Ignite Phoenix #13.  My presentation was “Battlefield:Business – The unspoken arena veterans face at home.”  An audience of over 850 was there for one of the greatest nights of my life as I told my story, laid the case for veteran reintegration issues, and asked everyone to join me in supporting the mission.

What is Ignite Phoenix?

Ignite Phoenix is 18 presenters, each armed with a 20 slide, 5 minute information exchange; it …

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New Year and a New You!

New Year and a New You!

Rebranding yourself as a professional…
We’ve seen it, we’ve heard it, but what does it mean?  “Branding.” It’s not just for big name companies.  You have a brand!  It just so happens that your brand is camouflage and a rifle. You and hundreds of thousands more.  So what makes you different?

Think about what you love; what is your passion?  Learn your craft, embrace the attitude, get positive, and seek out your opportunity!

The Success Equation
Remember when your commanding officer used to tell you, “Keep it …

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How Veterans Uncover Local Opportunity Through Networking

How Veterans Uncover Local Opportunity Through Networking

In the end, a resume is just an advertisement that might get you an interview. The secret is that there are a lot of jobs which are unlisted and this is where good networking skills can find these jobs. The goal is to get to the decision makers.

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When in Doubt, Do Something!

When in Doubt, Do Something!

Are you willing to commit 20 hours per week to identify your skills and abilities, formulate an objective and network for information and advice? If this sounds like too extensive of a process, you may remain stuck and inevitably frustrated. Success comes to those who take action.

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Organizing Your Military to Civilian Job Search: Seven Steps

Why do many unemployed stay unemployed? Their job search methods are ineffective. Your military experience gives you an inherent advantage.

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