It’s never easy to make a major life transition, and that is certainly true for changing jobs. However, changing jobs as a civilian is one thing. Transitioning out of the military and into an incredibly complex civilian sector is an entirely different kind of test unto itself.
The infamous Tommy-gun toting John Dillinger was once asked why he robbed banks. He responded, “Because that’s where the money is.”
The increasing complexity of global business is requiring new skill sets to build a more competitive workforce. Many schools are adapting their curriculums to meet these demands, but how are they changing the ways students and teachers engage and interact with new information?
In the middle of an anemic economic recovery, many of us are looking for something to kick-start U.S. economic growth. If we want to learn from history, here’s an idea: Look to America’s military veterans.