by Carolyn Heinze, Contributing Editor, BMI Transition Team Ask those who served in the military about the transition from military to civilian life, and chances are they will admit to a bit of culture shock – positive and negative. One of the most exciting aspects about this change is the opportunity it brings, especially… Read more »
Military Career Transition
Step-by-Step Guide for a Successful Military Transition
Thinking about transitioning from the military into your ideal civilian career? We’ve made the process simple. Whether you’re a Cyber Security Analyst, Field Artillery Officer, or Electrician’s Mate, Bradley-Morris gives you the resources needed for a successful military transition into your dream job. Our step-by-step guide lists the three stages a Bradley-Morris job seeker goes through… Read more »
The Evolution of Military Veteran Recruiting at BMI
A look back At the inception of our organization 26 years ago, firms like Bradley-Morris used to ask candidates to fill out our paper applications submitted by fax with a cover sheet. When recruiters referred to their contacts in their Rolodex, they were speaking literally not figuratively. The only way to connect with employers was… Read more »
Exclusivity and “Handcuff Firms” Part 2
Myths and Reality So why do some officers sign up with a handcuff firm? The biggest myths that you will hear from handcuff firms are: Myth 1: We represent only the best companies. You cannot get a job at Company ABC without signing an exclusionary agreement with us. Reality: No military recruiting firm represents all… Read more »
Following these Commandments will lead you to a promised land called Interview Success. In part one of this two-part series, we will focus on the First through Fifth Commandments. Click here to read more.
Service-disabled veterans may feel daunted about discussing their ability to perform a job with employers. But there is one simple guideline: “A job interview is a two-way street,” says Kate Jones, partner at law firm Kutak Rock LLP in Omaha, NE. Click here to read more.
Interviewers at the San Diego Zoo are trained to spot liars. “All interviews are structured. We ask the same questions with some fluctuations,” says Tim Mulligan, Chief Human Resources (HR) Officer. “The training helps interviewers know when someone is not giving an honest example of what they’ve done. Our managers do a good job of… Read more »
Recognized by CivilianJobs.com and Military Transition News, the Top 40 Under 40 Military is a list of military members and veterans who have shown exceptional resolve and achieved significant career and personal milestones. What do the Top 40 Under 40 Military do that makes them successful? Read about the habits of these highly effective people…. Read more »
Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: To say that I am nervous about finding a civilian job would be an understatement. I’m so used to training for every mission, and it seems the only training for job hunting is actual interviewing – trial and error. So can you guide me through a… Read more »
Military Transition Timeline for Working with Recruiting Firms
by Jen Hadac, Senior Recruiting Partner So you’ve done your research and have decided to include military recruiters in your career search tool belt. Awesome! Now what? I’ve been in your shoes. The whole military-to-civilian transition process can be daunting. It helps to understand the military transition timeline for working with recruiting firms. There are… Read more »