The REAL Reason You Should Research Your Potential Employer

By: Elayseah Woodard-Hinton

Photo By: Gratisography

You have finally come across the job of your dreams!

You meet all the requirements, it will be an increase in pay, and you will look very official with business cards and a swanky new job title.

Although everything seems great with the job itself, have you taken time to do a little research? Continue reading

PODCAST 007: U.S. Army Veteran Alejandro Godinez: Trailblazing His Path In The Entertainment Industry Part 1 of 2

Hey there fellow Veteran!

This week you are in for a real treat.

The featured Podcast guest is a U.S. Army Veteran who is currently trailblazing a path for himself in the entertainment industry.

Alejandro Godinez has a passion for all things cinematography. He has directed 8 music videos, and has plans in the works for documentaries, a web series and his own production company. Continue reading

PODCAST 005: Diverted Military Plans Teach Amber Owens Lessons In Growth and Self-Advocacy

When things don’t work out quite as you’d planned, how do you let that setback affect you?

Do you continue to wallow in self pity and blame, or do you pick yourself up and move forward with an optimistic mindset?

Veterans In Demand went in a different direction with this week’s Podcast by sharing the story of someone who began their journey into the military, but after receiving some unexpected news, decided not to move forward. Continue reading

VID Podcast 005: U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Drake Reaux Helps Businesses Shape Their Online Identity

By: Elayseah Woodard-Hinton

Photos Provided by: Drake Reaux

History and mythology are filled with stories where commanders order their troops to burn all ships upon entering the land of opposing forces with the sole intent of conquering the land, or die trying.

IMG_2002This “Point of No Return” concept was instilled in Drake Reaux while serving in the Marine Corps and continues to serve him in his personal and professional life as a Veteran. Continue reading

VID Podcast 004: U.S. Army Veteran Valeri Kyle’s Pursuit Of Happiness


By: Elayseah Woodard-Hinton

Photos Provided by: Valeri Kyle


Valeri with her husband Spencer and daughter Camilla.

No longer satisfied with her life as a waitress in Fayetteville, N.C., Valeri Kyle knew it was time to make a change.

While working near Fort Bragg, one of the most populated Army bases in the U.S., Valeri came in contact with military personnel on a daily basis, and it appeared to her that they had a certain something that she was missing in her life. Continue reading