Military to Civilian Career Coaching

Transitioning Service Members

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 »

Employment Resource Group

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 »

Transitioning Military Job Seekers

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 »

Promising Career Paths

Depending on where you are stationed, the weather outside may be frightening. But according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment outlook for 2016 through 2024 is not. You already know that jobs in the energy, construction and health care industries are hot, but what if those types of jobs just aren’t right… Read more »

Post Military Job

While researching online late one night, I ran across a 2012 news article claiming that researchers from the University of Kansas could accurately judge a stranger’s personality simply by looking at the person’s shoes. I wasn’t, however, willing to cough up the $35.95 for the online version of the study to find out. Even without… Read 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 »

Hire Military Veterans

The staccato pace of emergency customer requests – everything from storm-related home damage to leaking roofs – suits Justin Miller just fine. He’s rolled with demands so easily, that he has steadily been promoted from an entry-level customer service rep. Miller was a Rifleman as a Marine Cpl, and in his civilian career, he has… Read more »

Military Transition

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I was very lucky when I transitioned out last year. I got a job with a great company in an area close to my wife’s family, but I was so worried about getting a job that I didn’t really focus too much on whether I wanted… 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 »

Successful Career Transition

I recently revisited my notes from a “Journalism 101” class I took in college and was reminded of the basics of writing a good news story, particularly the importance of covering the facts surrounding the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of the event. I was immediately struck by the realization that these five W’s… Read more »