Beau Higgins on veterans joining the civilian workforce

Beau Higgins advises veterans who are transitioning to the civilian workforce to "ask for help and don't try to fight your way through."

Beau Higgins (Col, USMC, retired) is a Senior Manager at Amazon’s Military Recruiting Center of Excellence, and he’s always looking for transitioning Marines. His advice to veterans who are transitioning to the civilian workforce is to “ask for help and don’t try to fight your way through.”

Beau is noted for his exceptional communication and people skills, leadership, integrity and drive. He’s the recipient of numerous management and leadership awards through the United States Armed Forces. Masters Degrees in both Business Administration and Military Strategy.

Organized by America’s Warrior Partnership, the Warrior Community Integration Symposium is an opportunity to share best practices, find innovative solutions, and form new collaborative partnerships to better help the veterans in their communities address the work challenges they sometimes encounter when making the transition to civilian life. 

WorkingNation set up its cameras at the Symposium and interviewed the speakers and attendees about the important issue of helping veterans deal with workforce challenges. You can follow the conversation on our social media under the hashtag #WorkingNationOverheard.

Read more about the event here.