Dave Lee

51 Flips | 3 Magazines | 4 Following | 23 Followers | @Col_DavidALee | CVS Health Military Programs Leader. Retired Army Colonel who led Army Strong campaign. Articles shared are for personal use and not endorsed by CVS.

Where veterans live in the United States

This map shows which counties in the United States have the highest concentration of veterans as a rate per 10 thousand people. Veteran population …

COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE: Trying to plug veterans into the right jobs

<i>A lot is reported these days about workforce issues, and the struggle to get qualified workers into the many open jobs in Ohio and the region. Less</i> …

The Re-Education of Jim Collins

The author of "Good to Great" went to West Point to teach leadership. Instead, he was the one who got schooled.<p>It was a warm, late summer afternoon on the banks of the Hudson River, and a large contingent of cadets had gathered in the Hayes Gymnasium on the campus of the United States Military …

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Recruiters reveal the common reasons why people back out of serving in the military

Lots of civilians make a trip to the recruiter with an eye toward military service, full of patriotic zeal and martial courage.<p>But many pull out at the last minute and give their friends and family some song and dance about why they couldn't commit.<p>No matter what excuse they give you for not …

How to Transition into Your Civilian Career After Life in the Military

Transitioning out of the military is a huge step. Not only must you re-establish your place at home or join a new community, you also need to enter …

Five Job Search Rules To Break -- And Five To Follow

The old job-search rules are going out the window. Most of what we learned about how to get a job in the last millennium is useless now.<p>You can’t get a good job by filling out online job applications. Your application will be lost in a sea of applications and you may never hear a word from the …

Kids Should Be Tobacco-Free! CVS's Eileen Howard Boone on Making that Happen

In 2014, CVS Health made headlines by ending the sale of tobacco products across all of its chains. The pharmaceutical giant continues to make a …

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8 Battlefield Skills That Make Reintegration Challenging

<b>Safety.</b> Military personnel in the war zone must be on constant alert for danger. Everyday events at home, like a traffic jam, can trigger a sense of …

Hire military and improve hiring metrics

One of my recent readings was the <b>IBM Smarter Workforce Institute</b>’s <i>The Secret to Reducing Hiring Mistakes? It’s in the metrics</i> by Dr. Rena Rasch. I …

Military-Experienced Executives Series: Jerry Ashcroft

I had the opportunity to speak with military-experienced executive Jerry Ashcroft who was recently selected to be the Chief Executive Officer of an …

The #1 Job Search Mistake

By Cindi Cervone Carlson<p>Share on:<p>One of the questions I get asked the most is, “What is the #1 mistake job seekers make?” This isn’t the easiest …

How to Respond to Difficult Interview Questions on Military Experience

Many Female Veterans Suffer From Insomnia & Aren't Getting Diagnosed

The technology industry today faces increased scrutiny over the proportion of female employees in the workforce, especially at the senior leadership …

"Insource" Instead of Outsource and Hire Just One Military Spouse

Hire just one military spouse for remote employment and it can save you more than $15,000 each year, according to a telework calculator provided by TeleworkResearchNetwork.com. For the employer these savings are attributed to employee-related overhead costs. This isn't too good to be true, it's …

5 Military Skills That Create Civilian Career Success

Military veterans become great employees for companies and government agencies when they translate, adapt, and apply their military skill sets to …

The A, B, C’s of Military Transition

<b>The A, B, C’s of Military Transition</b><p><b>3 Things to Avoid, 3 Things to Be, and 3 Things to Create for an Effective Transition</b><p><b>Military Transition is hard</b> …

DoD Program Offers Employment Pipeline

Army reservists deployed to Europe were wrongly denied housing allowance payments and subjected to criminal investigations.<p>Look for the products to …

Five Ways CVS Health is Improving Health Outcomes | CVS Health

The U.S. health care system, which involves numerous payers and providers, is complex and continues to evolve. Experts suggest that improving quality …

VA Health Care System, CVS test urgent care affiliation

May 25, 2016 | Print | Email<p>Amid challenges to reduce wait times, the VA Health Care System is launching an initiative at its Palo Alto, Calif., …

An Army Spouse Shares How She Makes Her Money Work On The Homefront

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest</i>.<p><i>In the LearnVest Personal Stories series, everyday people share the details of their money lives, discussing the individual choices they’ve made and how it’s impacted their financial journey.</i><p>Today, one woman shares the challenges that come with managing a …

More Depressing News on Veteran Care, by Chuck Norris

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy once provided a context to the concept of the pursuit of happiness in a 2005 lecture at the National …

CVS makes top 10 in Fortune’s 500 list; GE falls to No. 11

CVS Health was the only New England company to crack the top 10 in the annual Fortune 500 list released Monday, which ranks the largest companies in …

Report: Military spouse unemployment could cost U.S. $1B

<i>Note: This article was updated May 25 after a press conference to include comments from Reps. Sanford Bishop, D-Georgia, and Cathy McMorris Rodgers,</i> …

Bold Leadership Lessons from 39 Years in the Military

The Value of Bold Leadership<p><i>Experiences in leadership from the battlefield to the boardroom</i><p>There's a saying in the military: no plan ever survives …

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