We’re rethinking the way veterans transition to the civilian workforce
300,000 new veterans per year are recommended jobs mostly based on their previous military job title, but most veterans leave the military in search of new challenges and have no idea where to start.
Mike Slagh on The Pitch
When Mike Slagh left the military, he wanted to find a job in tech, but he couldn’t get his foot in the door. And then he realized he wasn’t the only one.
Vets in Silicon Valley: John Chan from UpGuard
Vets in Silicon Valley is a collection of stories from military veterans from all four branches who are now working in Silicon Valley. These quick glimpses into daily life are made for current service members researching how they might break into the technology community. Shift is on a mission to build pathways out of the service that didn’t previously exist.