To the civilian world, Navy LT Tim Mossholder “took a ship out to sea and rode around with guns in boats,” he says. But as Mossholder prepared to exit the Navy after serving from 2006 to 2012, he wanted potential employers to see something more. “I was looking for a job to mentor teams of folks and… Read 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.
The stockings are no longer hung by the chimney with care and the tree no longer stands center stage in the house. Welcome to the New Year. What better time to think about and realize those New Year’s resolutions than right now? I recently chatted with a couple military spouses and asked them about their annual… Read more »
Before transitioning to civilian life, it’s important to take control of your finances in order to protect you and your family. In order to best prepare, the Department of Defense recommends that you start planning at least 12 months prior to separation from active duty. Here are three ways you can set yourself up for… Read more »
Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I am transitioning out in 2014 and I’m confused about the new healthcare laws, specifically the individual shared responsibility provision under the Affordable Care Act. Will I need to carry health insurance immediately on the day I transition out or face a fine? What are the… Read more »
Your post-military life can be important to discuss during what we call The Talk. “In the end, the timing of The Talk is irrelevant. The important thing is to have it in the first place and use it as a starting point for making your career transition together a successful one.” It doesn’t have to… Read more »
Whether you are anticipating another PCS move or a major military-to-civilian career transition for whatever reason, change is going to happen. “The winds of change within the greater military community are certainly stirring. Sequestration, once thought to be a simple deterrent to inaction, is quickly becoming an all too in-our-face reality.” Read full article here.
Among the more than 14 million Americans struggling to find work, the men and women married to military personnel face hurdles that other job seekers don’t. According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8.4 percent of military spouses were seeking jobs and couldn’t find one, compared to 5.3 percent of spouses in… Read more »
This is the fifth and final article in a series by Judy Navarrete, SPHR, Human Resources Manager at SK Textile, Inc. Navarrete contacted me at Military Resumes to express her interest in sharing her vast human resources and operations management experience and insight into the business world with military job seekers. Her observations are food for thought… Read more »
Volunteering brings new contacts, skill sets, and opportunities for work experience to transitioning military job seekers. If you’re looking for work, consider volunteering as an integral part of your job-search strategy. Consider the benefits: Volunteering looks great on a military resume. It compensates for gaps in your work history while you are transitioning from the… Read more »