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When is the best time to search for a post-military career?

Should you worry about the timing of your job search and does it matter? This article endeavors to find some answers: Chris Forman, founder of StartWire, a Lebanon, New Hampshire-based Internet company, believes that while there really is no bad time to look for a job, more favorable periods of the year exist-particularly when private… Read more »

Veterans in the Energy Industry

This article highlights why the energy industry may be a good target for veterans seeking jobs. Ann Randazzo, Executive Director of the Center for Energy Workforce Development, is quoted in the piece: …Veterans shouldn’t box themselves into the line of thinking that their skills or experience won’t dovetail into a successful job in the energy… Read more »

Chesapeake’s Military Hiring Program

Our sister site, Civilian Job News, is running a profile this month on Chesapeake Energy’s Military Hiring Program. Looking for a job? Look no further. Chesapeake currently has about 400 positions open, primarily in Pearsall, Texas near San Antonio and in Canton, Ohio. Positions available are varied and include forehand trainees, field technicians, equipment operators,… Read more »

Social Media 101: How You Can Effectively Leverage This Online Phenomenon To Brand Yourself

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are all social media outlets used primarily as platforms for interactive communities to share current happenings. Society has typically viewed the use of these sites for entertainment purposes, but I propose that military job seekers approach them as “networking resources.” Think of them as online résumés! Let’s begin with the more… Read more »

Military Resumes featured by Military Times Edge and Bradley-Morris, Inc. (“BMI”) were recently featured on “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 »

The 2011 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® are announced

Congratulations to the 2011 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military winners that were just recently announced by Also, don’t miss this blog post on how job seekers get noticed by those military-friendly companies.  

Get noticed by Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military® award finalists

Studies have shown veterans to be overrepresented not only among the ranks of leading CEOs, but also able to survive almost twice as long on the job and outperform the stock market’s main benchmark index.  It’s no wonder companies with a military hiring program have a significant competitive advantage. Despite the nation’s economic outlook (which… Read more »

Don’t let social media derail your job search

Do you have “linkbait” on your Facebook page to a gross YouTube clip or, even worse, to articles affirming your stance on polarizing political issues? If so,  please realize that you have a 50/50 chance of offending a potential employer. At the very least, they probably won’t find an annoying stupid human trick funny or agree… Read more »

The End of KSAs?

Federal hiring reform appears to be one of the key goals of the Office of Personnel Management this year under its new leadership, Director John Berry. Promoting the use of resumes instead of knowledge, skills, and abilities essays (generally considered “cumbersome” by federal job seekers) is just one of the anticipated reforms in question. The Obama… Read more »

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is Hiring

The Western Regional Office of the Federal Bureau of Prisons recently reached out to Military Resumes to spread the word about job opportunities in California and Arizona. The Federal Bureau of Prisons recently activated a Federal Correction Institution in Mendota, California. This facility is in need of correctional officers and medical personnel. Opportunities are also available… Read more »