FORT WORTH, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Due to reductions in force, base realignments and closings and deferred promotions, many servicemembers and their spouses are now looking to find employment outside the military. So First Command Financial Services, Inc. is offering a few helpful career transition tips in the Fall 2013 issue of Journey, the award-winning online magazine for First Command clients.
Titled “Set Goals Now For Post-Military Life,” the story advises military professionals who will soon be moving to a new career to:
- Decide whether you want to stay in your current location, move back to your hometown or perhaps to your favorite place you were stationed.
- Determine the types of jobs in the civilian world that will match the skills you acquired while in the service.
- Start networking early. Don’t wait until you’ve already transitioned out.
- Decide whether you want to go to work for a company that is affiliated/works with or services the military.
- Set your goals now for what you want to do when you leave the military.
Other articles in the Fall 2013 issue of Journey include:
Be sure to check out the entire Fall issue at http://fcjourney.com/.
About First Command
First Command Financial Services and its subsidiaries, including First Command Bank and First Command Financial Planning, assist American families in their efforts to build wealth, reduce debt and pursue their lifetime financial goals and dreams—focusing on consumer behavior as the first and most powerful determinant of results. Through knowledgeable advice and coaching of the financial behaviors conducive to success, First Command Financial Advisors have built trustworthy, lasting relationships with hundreds of thousands of client families since 1958.
First Command Financial Services, Inc., is the parent of First Command Financial Planning, Inc. (Member SIPC, FINRA), First Command Insurance Services, Inc. and First Command Bank. Financial planning services and investment products, including securities, are offered by First Command Financial Planning, Inc. Insurance products and services are offered by First Command Insurance Services, Inc., in all states except Montana, where as required by law, insurance products and services are offered by First Command Financial Services, Inc. (a separate Montana domestic corporation). Banking products and services are offered by First Command Bank. In certain states, as required by law, First Command Insurance Services, Inc. does business as a separate domestic corporation. Securities products are not FDIC insured, have no bank guarantee and may lose value. A financial plan, by itself, cannot assure that retirement or other financial goals will be met. First Command Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. It is not affiliated with First Command Financial Services, Inc., or any of its affiliated entities.