Receiving Mail at Marine OCS: What You Need to Know

This post originally appeared on the USMC OCS Blog, the #1 site for future Marine Officers. What Mail at OCS Means to Your Candidate Mail at OCS is often the highlight of the day. Many candidates enjoy receiving sports scores, newsletters, newspaper clippings, etc.: anything they would have normally kept up with at home. Family ...

SlaySession #22 – Fan Friday

I went back and picked a few of your "favorite" workouts to make this week's... Fan Friday workout. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do, knowing how much you probably won't. This week, my father told me a joke. It's so bad it's actually a little funny. "Why did the belt go ...

PCS Season 2017

Some of us have lived this and others are new at it - PCSing. Permanent Change of Station. This is probably the highest-rated stressors among spouses, both new to the game as well as the experienced. There are tons of tips out there to survive your first, or 5th, military move. Our first PCS wasn't ...

How to Format a Resume with Your Military Experience

Feeling overwhelmed by your civilian job search? Maybe you're sick of hearing how important your resume will be for your job search. Here's some simple, useful advice to help you translate your military experience to civilian recruiters. Sandboxx has teamed up with Betts Recruiting to help you smartly navigate your career transitions and avoid common pitfalls. Get ...

Recommended Professional Reading List for Transitioning Veterans

Feeling overwhelmed by your civilian job search? Uncertain of how to learn about different industries and build new skillsets?  Sandboxx has teamed up with Betts Recruiting to help you smartly navigate your career transitions and avoid common pitfalls. Get helpful content, tailored for where you are in your military journey, each week in the Sandboxx app! Reentering ...

How to Translate Your Military Experience to Your Civilian Resume

Feeling overwhelmed by your civilian job search? Uncertain of how to leverage your military skills to get the job you want?  Sandboxx has teamed up with Betts Recruiting and other partners to help you smartly navigate your career transitions and avoid common pitfalls. Get helpful content, tailored for where you are in your military journey, each week ...

Tips and tools for finding your career fit as a transitioning veteran

Do you feel lacking in direction about your civilian career? Or do you feel pigeonholed into one location or career track? Many service members sell themselves short in the roles they target, or restrict their search more than necessary. Just because you were infantry in the service doesn't mean your mandatory career path is security or ...

The Disability Dilemma: too proud to ask for what you rate as a veteran?

 Not every veteran disability looks like this: Sandboxx has teamed up with our partners to help you smartly navigate your career transitions and avoid common pitfalls. Get helpful content, tailored for where you are in your military journey, each week in the Sandboxx app. Thank you to Team Sandboxx member Don for sharing his thoughts on transitioning ...

Navigating Your Military to Civilian Career Transition: Lesson 1: Know Thyself

Do you know what would make you happy in your civilian career? Do you know all your options?  What obstacles are in your way? Sandboxx has teamed up with our partners to help you smartly navigate your career transitions and avoid common pitfalls. Get helpful content, tailored for where you are in your military journey, each week ...

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