It was a tall order. Sitting in front of job coach Michelle Morettini was a combat veteran, and he had an unusual request. He possessed a wealth of foreign travel experiences, but he’d had enough of high-risk, dangerous duties in his life. What did he really want? It was simple: To apply his international expertise… Read more »
Military Career Transition
In the upcoming issues of Military Transition News, we are reprising the A to Z list of everything a service member needs to know about transitioning. Two of the “greatest hits” are the letters “C” and “M”. Click here to learn more.
It’s nearly spring and you know what that means. Permanent change of station (PCS) season is right around the corner. The more industrious among us have already started the arduous process of spring cleaning in a valiant effort to organize our lives and bypass future excess household shipment weight charges. Click here to learn more.
UPS believes that hiring veterans is not only the right thing to do, but also the smart thing to do. That’s because veterans and those currently serving in the military have always contributed to the success of the 109-year-old company. “Veterans help make UPS a more competitive and successful company,” says Lloyd Knight, Director of… Read more »
Over the long term, car sales are linked to population growth. People need cars to get to work, shop and take care of their families. So along with the projections forstrong and steady U.S. population growth over the next 10 to 20 years, there are projections for increased car sales. For job hunting veterans, this translates into a bevy of… Read more »
In the last issue of Military Transition News, I shared with you the Career Transition Alphabet, letters A to O. Now it’s time to finish up with letters P to Z. A thorough understanding and implementation of these concepts and those mentioned in Part One will enhance your chances of winning interviews and landing the… Read more »
There are a multitude of personnel on or around military bases who provide valuable support services to transitioning service members and veterans. This month, we check in with Harold Riggins, Fort Campbell Soldier For Life (SFL) Transition Services Program Manager. Riggins is a veteran himself, having served in the U.S. Army for more than 27… Read more »
In the military, you already know what it means for your troops to “have your back” in all situations, whether you’re training stateside or serving abroad. But what if you could take that same spirit of camaraderie, teamwork and understanding that naturally exists among veterans and transplant it into your new civilian workplace? Meet the “Employment… Read more »
Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I will be transitioning out in three months and I feel embarrassed to tell you that I have no game plan. I don’t know what kind of job I’m best suited for, or even what I want to do as a civilian. I don’t know where… Read more »
You don’t want your post-uniform job to be a good one. You want it to be a great one. You want a career opportunity in the civilian world that allows you to soar to greater heights professionally within a world-class organization. You want a job that allows you to gain a broad range of experiences… Read more »