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Set some Goals for the New Year!

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As we say so long to 2016, and get ready to dive into 2017, it’s time to take a moment to focus on your career and how you can take your professional development to the next level in 2017. The new year is the perfect time to outline and plan career-specific goals that will help guide your professional life throughout the coming year.

Whether you are a writer, an actor, a director, writing down goals and sticking to them will help you progress in whatever career track you are on.
Need some helping getting started? Don’t worry — VFT is here to help! Here are a few simple resolutions to help you stay on track in 2017!

Groundlings Gives Back! Groundlings Partners with VFT to Offer Improv Classes to Veterans

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By SARAH SERRANO - The renowned Groundlings School and writer/comedian and Marine Corps veteran Guy Stevenson have so far provided over 50 VFT members with improv classses. Attending VFT members ranged from actors and writers to production crew and directors. We sat down with Guy to pick his brain about comedy, the military, and the difference between civilians and veterans

Partnerships with Veterans in Film and Television Vamp Up Opportunities for Veterans

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By SARAH SERRANO - This year has been a non-stop growth spurt for the 501(c)3 non-profit, Veterans in Film and Television (“VFT”). There are a ton of exciting developments in the works thanks to some very interested parties who want to work with VFT. We sat down with about a dozen companies, organizations, major studios, publication companies, and industry executives to plant seeds for veteran initiatives, programs and press. The receptiveness of these initiatives is proof that 2015 is one of the most pivotal times for VFT, with no signs of slowing down.

Your Best Bet is a Vet!

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By BRIAN MCLAUGHLIN -Vets have been indispensable resources in American society for many decades, going back at least to World War II, and this latest surge of transitioning combat troops are already reinforcing the value of a military background in civilian settings. With this in mind, I present these positive points about military folks as workplace assets.