Career Prep


50 Strong

We are pleased to share that we have partnered with 50strong this fall to provide you with weekly opportunities to connect directly with leading military-seeking employers that value your background and skills! 

The 50strong Employer Connect series includes 15 weekly virtual training & employer recruitment sessions that combine industry-driven exposure & career readiness with employment opportunities & pathways at leading employers. 

The series is sponsored by Amazon, ADP and TEKsystems and includes participation by Military/Veteran initiative leaders at Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Disney, Johnson & Johnson, Lowe’s, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, Procter & Gamble, Republic Services, Ricoh, U-Haul, USAA and Wells Fargo. 

Sessions are every Thursday at 3EST/12PST, beginning Aug 27 through Dec 14.

All sessions will be delivered live via Zoom with recordings available anytime. These sessions are open to all transitioning service members, veterans & Military Spouses – so please feel free to share!

           Below is the upcoming session: 

Thursday Oct 1, 3EST/12PST

Your (Online) Brand, Your Resume


Join us to hear directly from leaders at Procter & Gamble, Mayo Clinic and U-Haul International!

In addition to employment pathways at these amazing companies, we’re talking “Your (Online) Brand, Your Resume”.  Sometimes the concept of “personal branding” can seem elusive or even meaningless. But it’s important for your job search that employers are able to recognize you and the value you can add to their organization - so we’re going to talk about this in the context of brands we all know & trust, then discuss how that translates to personal branding and finally how they gets manifested via social media and on your resume. 

Future Sessions:

Thursday Oct 1, 3EST/12PST: Employer Highlight: Amazon

   Thursday Oct 15, 3EST/12PST: Employer Highlight: ADP & Ricoh

Thursday Oct 22, 3EST/12PST: Employer Highlight: TEKsystems & Johnson & Johnson

   Thursday Oct 29, 3EST/12PST: Understanding the Mission: Business Performance


We’ll send you weekly reminders of each session and you can also follow 50strong on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter or sign up for all 15 sessions at

About 50strong

Compelled by the unemployment realities of COVID-19, Kandi Tillman and her husband Kevin Tillman (U.S. Army veteran) recently co-founded 50strong as a collaborative effort to connect student veterans, transitioning service members and Military Spouses directly to veteran leaders & hiring managers at key military-seeking employer partners – virtually and anytime.

Kandi Tillman describes the 50strong Employer Connect series as a “casual, friendly space that allows military & veteran jobseekers to learn directly from the civilian industry.  While any one session may yield insight, the repetitive exposure to a ‘new language and culture’, especially when it's provided directly by veterans already working in civilian roles, can make all the difference. These are real conversations where you’ll hear from folks that have already transitioned that can give you straight feedback on this ‘brave, new world’ of civilian employment and opportunities.  Our employer partners actively seek your skills, training, leadership, work ethic and adaptability; many have resourced specific Military recruiting teams to support this process. If we can help to bridge a connection, we want to do that.  Maybe one of our employer partners is a good fit for you, maybe not.  Either way, we hope the repetitive exposure helps to provide tools for your own job search."