As CEO of LIDA360, Lida Citroën is passionate about helping our nation's veterans navigate the military-to-civilian career transition. She is a popular TEDx speaker and trainer at military installations and events across the country. Lida also leverages her 20+ years in corporate branding to help private employers recruit, onboard and grow veteran employees. Her latest book, Engaging with Veteran Talent: A quick and practical guide to sourcing, hiring, onboarding and developing Veteran employees, provides companies seeking to start or build on their Veteran Hiring Initiatives with the tools and insights to be successful. This resource follows her best-selling book, Your Next Mission: A personal branding guide for the military-to-civilian transition, which offers veterans the tools to successfully move to meaningful civilian careers.
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The interviews went well. You're one of their final candidates. Now, you wait to hear whether you got the job.
3 Reasons for Social Networking Even if You Hate It
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How Veterans Can Get the Most from a Mentor
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How to Ask for a Job Promotion
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Taking the Yuck Out of Networking
The one word I consistently hear when speaking about strategic networking amongst veterans is "yuck."
Job Hunting? Ask Yourself: ‘Are You Afraid or Uncomfortable?’
Is that gut feeling telling to run, or giving you the chance to do something risky?
How Important to Your Career Is a First Impression?
Just how important are those in-person and online first impressions?
Here's Why Veterans Should Work in a Gig Economy
For many of you making the move from a military career to the civilian sector, full-time employment isn't a viable option.
5 Tips for Staying Positive During a Job Search
How can I keep my head held high when I keep getting turned down for jobs
How to Network at a Job Fair
As you transition from a military to a civilian career, you will find yourself in numerous networking scenarios.
Military Transition Q&A: Finding the Right Fit
Many employers do not understand how to hire veterans, and then when they do, how to get the most value from a veteran employ...
Make Your Online Profile Stand Out
When you left service, you were likely encouraged to create online profiles so others can find you and share opportunities wi...
Tips for Hiring Veterans for Seasonal Work
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