Podcast: SBA and Other Helpful Agencies

The Small Business Administration offers a myriad of training for veterans. For the construction industry, this includes learning about bonding, and helping you in finding avenues to get bonded. The SBA offers training in all of the operational activities that you would need for a business; administrative help, HR questions,

Podcast: Getting Certified as a Service-Disabled and Veteran-Owned Firm

How do you get certified as a service-disabled and veteran-owned firm? Let’s assume that you’ve already created a business. You’ve selected the structure of your business, and you already have yourself set up, and you’ve put up a shingle selling your service or product. Now, you want to get yourself

Podcast: Veteran’s Resource for Entrepreneurs

There are many programs to help veterans get back into the workforce, especially on the state level. Each state has their own program in place to help veterans find work. For example, I live in Texas, and we have a lot of programs to help the large number of veterans

Podcast: Are you too conventional? Success and thinking outside the box

At Frontline Support Solutions, we help veterans figure out what they want to do once they get out of the military. This blog aims to help folks that are interested in starting their own businesses and creating value for their families. Everybody wants a high-paying, satisfying job. My passion is

Podcast: Lean on Your Mentors

In my last blog, I discussed continuing education and getting veterans back to work after they leave the military. I talked about mentorship, which I feel is one of the more important aspects of life. In the military, I had folks that took me under their wings and helped me

Podcast: Opportunities for Veterans – Making it Happen

In the news lately, we hear a lot about homeless veterans and unemployed veterans. With the military coming out of Iraq and many vets returning home, there is some concern that these will become bigger problems. Where a lot of people see problems, I see opportunities. This issue hits very

Frontline Podcast: Moving from a Military Mindset to an Entrepreneurial Mindset

I am a civilian now, and I have been working with veterans since I got out of the military back in ‘98. It is a fun thing to do. The goal of this blog is to help other folks that are coming out of the military to make that transition.

Frontline Podcast: The Importance of Mentorship and Reconnecting

Whether you’ve been in the military for 2 years or 20, the transition from being a military person into civilian life can be a challenge. We’ll be exploring a lot on this subject, but one of the really important things to consider is mentorship. Once you decide you’re going to

Frontline Podcast: The transition from military to civilian life – it’s not always easy

Transition is always a difficult situation in anything you do whether it’s from the military to civilian life or  even in the military from one job posting to another. Eventually everyone has to exit the military. Sometimes sooner then expected. Before it actually happens, anxiety levels start to go up.

Frontline Podcast: An Intro to Frontline Support Solutions and Joe Perez

Frontline Support Solutions hires veterans and service-disabled veterans into the construction and facility support services industries. For me, Joe, this is more than just a job. This is who I am. I think hiring veterans and service-disabled veterans is a calling I’ve had over the last few years. I’ve identified