From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Podcast - Episode 137

5 Things To Keep in Mind When You Begin a Civilian Career

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Podcast

If you're getting ready to transition out of the military or are about to start your first civilian job, you don't want to miss this episode of the podcast. You may be aware that veterans leave their civilian jobs within the first year at a higher rate than nearly every other demographic. While there are many contributing factors, today's guest is sharing his research backed insight with us.

Our guest Cody Brockelmeyer, a Marine Corps Officer, completed his doctorate last year with a focus on business and human resources. For his dissertation topic, he spoke with a group of veterans about their military to civilian career journey to uncover some of the factors that contribute to higher turnover within the veteran community. Cody shares his research, personal experiences, and conversations with veterans from all ranks and branches of service to provide us with some key takeaways that are sure to help all transitioning service members.