BMI Career College for Candidates
From the day you first begin to consider civilian employment after your military service, until the day that you walk in the door of Corporate America to begin your civilian job, you most likely will face feelings of uncertainty.
Our goal at Bradley-Morris, Inc. is to help you through that process in a way that will make you confident in your job search skills and passionate about your new civilian career. To assist in this process, BMI offers the personalized attention of a BMI Candidate Recruiter, a multi-module training curriculum, plus, the BMI Career College for Candidates.
BMI's Career College is unique in the industry. This program is designed to provide you with the information and preparation you need to maximize the chances that your job search results in the perfect fit.
To attend a training session, you must be registered with BMI and recommended for the Career College by your assigned Candidate Recruiter.
The Career College curriculum is as follows:
CC 101 – “Gauging Your Marketability & What’s Out There?”
See recorded presentation here (right-click to download, 32MB)
- The marketability of military personnel
- Your personal marketability
- Military stereotypes – positive and negative
- Civilian equivalents to military jobs
- Translating your experience
- Experience vs. potential
- Different types of jobs and their availability
- Figuring out what you want to do
- Professional guidance and advice
CC 201 – “Preparing for Hiring Conferences and Interviews”
See recorded presentation here (right-click to download, 39 MB)
- Timing your search
- External / physical / mechanical preparations
- Internal / mental preparations
- The power of questions
- Researching companies
- The etiquette of interviewing and the job search
- Interviews – Types / structure / form
- ConferenceHire (BMI hiring conference) interviews
- TargetHire and PowerHire interviews
CC 301 – “Site Visits and Responding to Job Offers”
See recorded presentation here (right-click to download, 42 MB)
- Preparing for the next level of interviewing
- Site visit / ride-a-long / day-in-the-field
- What to expect
- Scheduling, timing and balancing
- Decision matrix
- The offer is on the table – now what?
- Accepting and declining offers – the RIGHT way
CC 401 – “Starting Your New Job and Civilian Career”
See recorded presentation here (right-click to download, 25 MB)
- Your start date
- Getting off on the right foot
- Family considerations
- Social integration
- Cultural differences
- Salary and performance reviews
- When you come back to hire - Becoming a BMI client!
Whether or not you choose to attend Career College, we wish you good luck in your civilian career.