Military Job Seeker Advice

Employment Opportunities

Broad career options are available to military veterans in two strong industries with bright economic outlooks: energy and construction. Many veterans already possess an advantage in the civilian labor market due to their technical skills, training and leadership experience. Combine these advantages with two industries on the rise, and you have a strong case for… Read more »

Career Transition

According to lexicologists, there are more than 20 alphabets in use in the world today, the most common of them being Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Armenian, Georgian and Korean. Today, I will introduce you to a new one, the Military to Civilian Career Transition Alphabet. Click here to learn more.

Civilian Career

Dig into anyone’s professional past, and you may find some interesting surprises, especially if that person is a veteran who learned long ago to tackle a civilian career they may have otherwise overlooked. And if you discover some basic ways to see your skills in a new light, you might also stumble into a dream… Read more »

Be in Business for Yourself

When Travis ‘TC’ McNeil retired from active military duty, he had a lot of things to consider. He needed to find a new direction for his career that would allow him to provide for his family. TC and his wife, Shenita, attended a Saladmaster cooking show in the home of a friend. He was very… Read more »

Advice for Transitioning Military

Steve Cannon has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Mercedes-Benz USA LLC since January 1, 2011. Prior to that, he served in a number of functions at Mercedes with stints in marketing, executive leadership and financial services. To help commemorate the Top 40 Under 40 Military issue and Veterans Day, MTN caught up… Read more »

Allstate Veterans Program

Service members making a military-to-civilian career transition understand how complicated, competitive and confusing a job search can be. It is why it’s important to explore all options. One program you may want to consider learning more about is the Allstate Military Veterans’ Licensed Sales Professional Insurance Training Program. Click here to learn more.

Military Networking Opportunities

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I will be transitioning out of the military in the next 18 months. Several people have suggested that I begin “networking” as a way to make connections. Can you provide me with some examples of great networking? It seems to be a catch all for connecting,… Read more »

Military Friendly Career

Army SSG Tara Hutchinson was an MP squad leader on a mission when her vehicle hit an Improvised Explosive Device. She lost her right leg and suffered brain injuries, which led to hand tremors. As she recovered, an occupational therapist suggested she try jewelry-making to rebuild her fine motor skills. Hutchinson regained strength in her… Read more »

Veteran Entrepreneurs

If you boil down all reasons that entrepreneurs’ businesses thrive, no matter the varying types of companies, there is one thing they all have in common: They are the experts on one service (or product), and their expertise is so refined that people are willing to pay top dollar for it, says former U.S. Marine-turned-multi-millionaire… Read more »

Veteran Owned Franchise

Alexandra Myers was craving smoothies. Rich Anthony had too many mosquitos in his back yard. The light dawned: If those things were important to them, other people probably felt the same way, too. Both now have flourishing veteran owned franchises that have grown so exponentially, even they didn’t foresee their resounding success Click here to… Read more »