Military Resumes

Military Spouse Resume

A well-written military spouse resume can help you navigate through the trying times. When developing your resume, avoid these seven mistakes at all costs. As a military spouse, you understand that finding a new job can be a job all by itself. Whether you are PCSing to a new duty station, or transitioning away from… Read more »

Find Your Post-Military Career

Many organizations profile their jobs before they begin the recruiting process. Read this article to learn about what employers are looking for so you can find your post-military career. In this issue, you will find the 2013 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military®. What is unique about the MVE list is that the eligible companies… Read more »

Resources for Military Job Seekers

The Department of Defense (DoD) recently redesigned the Transition Assistance Program (TAP). According to the TAP web site, the redesigned TAP “changes the current program from a discontinuous set of activities into a cohesive, modular, outcome based program that provides opportunities and aids in successful transition into a ‘career ready’ civilian.” The new program is… Read more »

Transitioning Military Members: Your Planning Guide For Success

I receive a number of questions from transitioning military candidates asking when they should begin to craft their resume and apply for jobs. In response, I have created a practical guideline (below) to help keep candidates focused and on track. 1 year out: Map Out Your Plan Of Attack Now is the perfect time to… Read more »

8 Valuable Tips For Navigating Military Job Fairs

After attending numerous military job fairs as part of my work, I have witnessed firsthand countless job seeker mistakes that are easily avoidable. The list below was compiled in order to provide useful advice to assist transitioning military service members with marketing themselves more successfully and to help them overcome some common challenges. Preparation 1…. Read more »

Building a Winning Military-to-Civilian Cover Letter

If you have taken the time to carefully translate your military experience into a quality civilian resume, or had a professional military resume writing firm do it for you, a great cover letter might be exactly what you need to attract the attention of hiring managers and decision makers. A properly written cover letter can… Read more »

The Hurdles of Military Spouse Unemployment and How To Overcome Them

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 »

Ten Common Mistakes Found In Military Resumes and How To Avoid Them

As the manager for a military resume writing service, I come across thousands of resumes from a variety of fields and backgrounds. After seeing so many military personnel continue to make some of these avoidable errors on civilian resumes, I decided to share a list of the more common mistakes, as well as practical solutions… Read more »

Military Resumes featured by Military Times Edge

MilitaryResumes.com and Bradley-Morris, Inc. (“BMI”) were recently featured on MilitaryTimesEdge.com. “Rescue your résumé: 6 places to get help” by Adam Stone identifies 6 resources vets can leverage to pull together interview winning military résumés, including Military Resumes and BMI. Here is the article in its entirety: Rescue your résumé: 6 places to get help by… Read more »

Are Resumes Trendy?

by Carolyn Heinze As silly as it sounds, resumes are a bit like fashion: there are many different styles, many different designers, and even more opinions on what’s in and what’s out. While there is no secret format that guarantees landing a position (or even just an interview), there are a number of elements that… Read more »