“Adam Braatz is an Air Force veteran, musician, and entrepreneur. We dove into his time in the military and specific stories/interactions that shaped him into the person that he is today.”
Adam Braatz chats with Head2Head about his personal history, thoughts on military veteran employment, taking new paths in life, and the effects of different generations on society.
Take a listen below:
When I was a young airman, an NCO told me that on her retirement day she planned to drive off base with her middle finger in the air. She added that she would be using her other hand to smoke a joint. Around the same time I witnessed a respected SNCO retire after 28 years of honorable service openly weeping, partly because he was proud of his service and accomplishments, but mostly because he simply did not want to go. He would’ve stayed in the service his whole life if he could have.
Continue reading “How to Leave the Military Like A True Professional”
Having a large, diverse, and organically grown network is an essential key to career development. Though digital communications have become commonplace in business, face-to-face connections are still the best way to foster meaningful professional relationships. Don’t know where to start? You are in the right place.
Continue reading “Professional Networking 101 Rewind”
Is there such a thing as too polite or too formal in the civilian workplace? Yes, there absolutely is, and laying it on too thickly could damage your career. Continue reading “Can Military-Grade Courtesies Harm Your Civilian Career?”
Looking for rapid professional advancement? Don’t put all your eggs in the “promote from within” basket.
Continue reading “Veterans, Loyalty, and “Promotion from Within””
Google’s new search tool sounds like a game changer for transitioning Veterans. Does this new initiative actually function as advertised? The Post-Military Professional’s author Adam Braatz investigates.
Continue reading “Veterans: Does Google’s New Job Search Tool Really Help You Secure Post-Military Employment? [Review]”