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Financial Advisor Jobs for Veterans

After life in the Armed Forces, deciding on a direction for your career is a big decision. Depending on the role you fulfilled in the military, different options might present themselves as appealing. As you are no doubt aware though, many veterans struggle to readjust to the civilian life, unable to settle into satisfying and steady employment with a lack of civilian work experience. Thankfully, although the majority of companies do not make any effort to accommodate people rejoining the civilian labor force, there are companies out there that have specific policies of reaching out to the veteran community for employment. The financial industry is one sector with many examples.

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Financial Advisor Jobs for Veterans

After life in the Armed Forces, deciding on a direction for your career is a big decision. Depending on the role you fulfilled in the military, different options might present themselves as appealing. As you are no doubt aware though, many veterans struggle to readjust to the civilian life, unable to settle into satisfying and steady employment with a lack of civilian work experience. Thankfully, although the majority of companies do not make any effort to accommodate people rejoining the civilian labor force, there are companies out there that have specific policies of reaching out to the veteran community for employment. The financial industry is one sector with many examples.

Financial Advisor Jobs for Veterans

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Financial Advisors Help People

One of the most appealing aspects of working as a financial advisor to veterans is the opportunity to help others. One financial advisor, Steve, who works with Independent Capital Management, says “As a Coast Guardsman, I helped quite a lot of people and it was very gratifying for me. I believe that a Financial Advisor is a great career choice for veterans. It’s very rewarding and the ability to make an incredible income based on your efforts is astronomical.” Steve is also confident that his military training has given him an advantage in building a lucrative career in the industry: “The discipline, hard work, education and extended hours has played a huge part in the military in helping me be a successful advisor.”

 

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Financial Advisors Help People

One of the most appealing aspects of working as a financial advisor to veterans is the opportunity to help others. One financial advisor, Steve, who works with Independent Capital Management, says “As a Coast Guardsman, I helped quite a lot of people and it was very gratifying for me. I believe that a Financial Advisor is a great career choice for veterans. It’s very rewarding and the ability to make an incredible income based on your efforts is astronomical.” Steve is also confident that his military training has given him an advantage in building a lucrative career in the industry: “The discipline, hard work, education and extended hours has played a huge part in the military in helping me be a successful advisor.”

 

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Financial Advisors Need Discipline

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According to veterans in the industry, a military background can be highly beneficial in getting off to an auspicious start as a financial advisor. The self-discipline encouraged by military training is a fantastic boon. Glenn, a marine veteran who works with ICM as a financial advisor, said: “Veterans are people that are already self starters.”

 

 

“My training in the Marine Corps instilled self-discipline and personal responsibility that are hallmarks of being a financial advisor.” Being able to work long and hard hours with diligence and commitment can be a great boon to boost one’s capacity to earn and progress in your firm, as you diligently build a large portfolio of clients.

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Independent Capital Management offers a chance for veterans and civilians alike to find their feet in the financial services industry. With 30 years of experience giving talented individuals the opportunity to advance their careers regardless of their background, we are very welcoming of those who come to us from another career. That’s why we offer initial training to obtain industry licenses, as well as continuing education and advanced training to progress in your career. For us, the most important personal qualities to succeed as a financial advisor are discipline and grit– two reasons why US Armed Forces veterans make such excellent financial advisors and why we welcome those who want to make a start with us. A career in financial services can take you in many directions, so count on your ability to acquire knowledge and your ambition to pursue your goals, and you will make a success of yourself.

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