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 ...

SlaySession #21 – Reagan Tough

On this day, then-President Ronald Reagan survived an assassination attempt after being shot in the chest. With a collapsed lung he walked himself into the hospital. Yea... he got shot in the chest and was like "nah brah... i'm good to walk." (at least that's how I envision him saying it) I pulled another one ...

SlaySession #20 – St. Patrick’s Day 40’s

As St. Patrick spent 40 years helping the Irish people, we will be doing 40's of our own in appreciation. That's 40's as in numbers of reps, and not 40's as in Edward 40Hands (don't be that guy). I pulled out an old one from a database known as my Father’s wise philosophies, “Excuses are ...

SlaySession #20: Two-A-Day Thursday

To help my kind-of-chunky Guinness-drinking roommate (who happens to be the Marketing Director at Sandboxx) I have started doing two-a-days with him. Maybe it's for personal reasons (I'm not fat... ok?)... maybe not. You'll never know. I pulled out an old one from a database known as my Father’s wise philosophies, “Excuses are like @$$holes, ...

Colonel James "Rhodey" Rhodes opines on the future of air combat by suggesting that "no unmanned aerial vehicle will ever trump a pilot's instinct."

Five Things I Learned About the Air Force from the Iron Man and Transformers Movies

Critically and sarcastically penned by our own Patrick Weeks, a recovering Marine Corps Logistics Officer. The Iron Man and Transformers movies are very similar in many respects They both feature super heroes (/machines), epic world-saving, boundary-pushing action and special effects, huge personalities, and excessive glorification of our United States Air Force. Let's pull back the curtain. What ...

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