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It seems appropriate as we celebrate Thanksgiving to give thanks to the brave men and women who have so valiantly served our country. Many are returning home and entering a very tough job market.

My friend and colleague Andrea Nierenberg has co-authored a book, just released, called Networking for Veterans, the first military transition book written by an Iraq or Afghanistan veteran.

One of the co-authors, Michael Abram, is a combat Marine who struggled to find and begin a new career upon his transition back home. He writes about his successes and failures as a military job seeker.

The book serves as a transition guidebook for future returning service members. It includes networking tips and how to use social media to find a job, especially LinkedIn. The book also recounts the heartwarming stories of returning vets and the jobs they currently hold. Read More→