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Veteran 201: Profession vs. Occupation

Many jobs in the military directly relate to jobs in the civilian world, but some military jobs have no civilian counterpart. This course highlights the similarities and differences between military and civilian employment and reveals how many military jobs can translate into different professions in the civilian world.

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    bmatheny July 25, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    Great class, very helpful in explaining a military member’s mindset about their occupation and work ethic. Thank you.

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    Xavier Moya April 13, 2018 at 11:25 am

    Thank you for this review

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    DebR October 20, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    This is very useful information for civilians too. I think it is interesting that the information about civilians: autonomy, personal achievement, social equality, and fluidity within social relationships are aspects identified in the civilian business culture and some social constructs. But, it is also interesting to note, that these aspects may change in careers that are service oriented: medical, first responders, mental healthcare providers, etc. For example, in mental healthcare, the provider may have the mission of the client becoming autonomous (decision making) and therefore remove personal achievement from the focus. It is so, that society hallmarks those civilian aspects but sometimes, there are missions that are just not clearly stated but there nonetheless. Thank you for this presentation.

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    shannonhalford@yahoo.com August 19, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Mission first, in the past, present and future……………………
    Dr. Shannon Halford

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    aimmie.Jenkins@hotmail.com June 24, 2019 at 4:57 pm

    Yes, Yes, Yes. I love how we learn more about ourselves and our service by taking these courses!

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