Leadership Scholar Program: How can Marines Prepare to Go to Selective Colleges and Universities?

The Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) was formed to support the admission of qualified Marines to four year, not-for-profit colleges and universities across the nation. As if that wasn’t enough reason to access this resource, check out the many free programs LSP works with to help Marines prepare to further their education at selective colleges and universities.

Marine Corps Adds $500 Professional Relicensing Reimbursement to Spouse Employment Resources

The Marine Corps has announced its new relicensing fee reimbursement program for spouses, authorized by the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  

The Transition Readiness Program – an IGMC Core Program

Effective July 31, 2017, the Transition Readiness Program (TRP) became a Critical Or Requiring Evaluation (CORE) Functional Area with the Inspector General Marine Corps (IGMC). TRP shall now be an area of focus of all command inspections.  

What is the Blended Retirement System?

Everything you need to know about the new blended retirement system.

Holiday Bills? Consider a Portable Career

Financial stress of the holidays prompts many families to seek additional sources of income. Frequent moves can make it tough for a Marine spouse to secure satisfying work. Portable careers can be a great career path for some Marine spouses. Portable (or remote) careers are on the rise with 43 percent of U.S workers working at least occasionally remotely from 2017 (Flexjobs.com, 2017). Here are three resources to get you started in your search for a portable career.

Eight Ways to Spring Clean Your Career in 2018

Dust off those cobwebs and do some spring cleaning for your career!

Beef Up Your Resume with the Marine Corps SkillBridge Program

As Marines approach the transition to civilian life, they have a lot to consider. Not only do they have to determine what to do in their civilian careers, but also how to get on the path to that career. One of the programs that can help do that is the DoD SkillBridge program.

How to Build Confidence While Job Searching

It can be easy to lose confidence while you’re searching for a job, especially if your search has lasted a while. Consider applying these tips to build confidence during your job search.

How the Marine for Life Network and our Representatives Can Work with Transitioning Marines!

Recently the Marine for Life Network and local Marine for Life (M4L) representative helped a retired Marine Colonel Russ Mantzel land a position with Booz Allen as a Strategy Consultant in Texas. Col Russ Mantzel retired in June 2018 and relocated to San Antonio, TX.

So...What is a Mentor, Exactly?

Mentor. Coach.  Guide. Counselor. Teacher. Instructor. Adviser. The word “mentor” has a lot of meanings, whether you’re looking it up in the dictionary or asking what it might mean to you personally. So how do you settle on one term? Let’s look at the different types of mentoring and how they could apply to you as a Marine or a Marine spouse.

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