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Military.com - Blake Stilwell


Whether it’s your first post-military job or you’re in the middle of a career and took a position that feels wrong, hating your job can have a huge, detrimental effect on other areas of your life.

According to counterterrorism expert-turned-career coach Ashley Stahl, hating your job can lead to weight gain, illness and increased estrangement from loved ones, among other things.

For newly separated veterans, job dissatisfaction can be an indicator of underemployment, when an employee’s skills aren’t being fully utilized in their job or an employee doesn’t feel challenged in their work. Older employees might feel as if they’ve made a significant mistake in their career path, potentially at a critical time. No one likes to feel bored or useless at work or at home.

It’s a big deal, so what can veterans do about it? Here are a few key things. (Continue reading here…)

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