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Be Prepared To Separate From The Military

In the upcoming issues of MTN, we will be listing everything a service member needs to know about transitioning, from A to Z. This month, we tackle “Q” and “R”. “Q”: Quick, Query, Quell Transitioning out of the military is not something that you might think of as Quick or rapid, but by the time your exit date arrives,… Read more »

Political Conversation In A Civilian Interview

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I was in an interview recently and the conversation veered toward politics. It was awkward and I had no idea how to respond. I looked it up and it doesn’t appear to be illegal to discuss my political views, but I felt uncomfortable. I have two questions:… Read more »

Veterans Are Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Not everyone is cut out to work for someone else. Some of us would prefer to work for ourselves. If self-employment is something that you or your transitioning spouse is contemplating, check out this article.  

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Empowers Veterans With Disabilities

After winning the coveted mirror ball trophy in 2011 as champion of Season 13 of Dancing with the Stars, J.R. Martinez became the face of veterans returning from combat with disabilities. But just a few years earlier, his rise to fame was anything but a sure thing. Martinez credits his participation in a program called… Read more »

Student Veterans

Armando Davila served in the U.S. Marine Corps Infantry from 2001 to 2005. It was when he began pursuing career-oriented civilian positions that he learned his military experience alone wasn’t enough for those who were doing the hiring. What’s more, “experience,” while valued, still requires additional skills and even a diploma, which is exactly what… Read more »

Military Transition Assistance Programs: Advice from the Trenches

Who better to pick the brain of than Pete Johnson of Northeast Florida’s “WorkSource” for advice on veterans’ employment matters and insight into the Navy’s Transition Assistance Program (aka “TAP”). Regarding military transitions, Johnson says, “I’m living them daily!” His average day consists of a barrage of calls and emails from transitioning service members and… Read more »

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 »

Military Hiring Programs: Rebuilding Corporate Benches

If anyone is qualified to give military-experienced job seekers insight into the post-military job market and Corporate America’s opinion of them, it’s Eric Salzman, one of Bradley-Morris’ most experienced Executive Consultants. Salzman has worked for Bradley-Morris, the nation’s largest placement firm focused solely on military-experienced talent, for the past eight years. He has worked with over 120 companies to establish or compliment… Read more »

The Danger of Assumption

Presenting another article from famed guest blogger, Judy Navarette, SPHR.  Judy is passionate about sharing her insight into corporate America to arm veterans with the knowledge necessary to make sound decisions regarding their military-to-civilian transition.  Heeding the following advice is especially critical to a successful job search considering the saturation level of today’s job market…. Read more »

“Shut Up and Listen!”

Great news! Judy is back by popular demand! Judy Navarrete, SPHR, an accomplished HR manager, 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 as you reflect on your… Read more »