by Carolyn Heinze, Contributing Editor, BMI Transition Team Ask those who served in the military about the transition from military to civilian life, and chances are they will admit to a bit of culture shock – positive and negative. One of the most exciting aspects about this change is the opportunity it brings, especially… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Military Job Seeker Advice
Following these Commandments will lead you to a promised land called Interview Success. In part one of this two-part series, we will focus on the First through Fifth Commandments. Click here to read more.
Service-disabled veterans may feel daunted about discussing their ability to perform a job with employers. But there is one simple guideline: “A job interview is a two-way street,” says Kate Jones, partner at law firm Kutak Rock LLP in Omaha, NE. Click here to read more.
Interviewers at the San Diego Zoo are trained to spot liars. “All interviews are structured. We ask the same questions with some fluctuations,” says Tim Mulligan, Chief Human Resources (HR) Officer. “The training helps interviewers know when someone is not giving an honest example of what they’ve done. Our managers do a good job of… Read more »
Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: To say that I am nervous about finding a civilian job would be an understatement. I’m so used to training for every mission, and it seems the only training for job hunting is actual interviewing – trial and error. So can you guide me through a… Read more »
Senator Johnny Isakson is a successful businessman with 40-plus years in the real estate industry who has built a respected record of public service to Georgia. He is the first Georgian since the 1800s to have served in the state House, state Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. He also served Georgia as… Read more »
You’re getting out of the military and want your post-uniform job to be a meaningful one. It’s understandable. After all, you are an extraordinary individual who has worked in a service-oriented career field for quite some time. It only makes sense to seek out a like-minded and equally extraordinary employer in your civilian life, don’t… Read more »
Franchising is a popular career opportunity for military veterans. Military veterans often become successful franchise owners because of the similarities between franchising and the military. In addition to the strong support system and working toward a common goal, in both they make tough decisions in difficult situations, follow set procedures and complete continuous training. Click… Read more »
When civilians change jobs, they already have a manual, a road map and the standard operating procedures. They know the terminology, the titles, the language, the rules of the road and the appropriate game plan to get to the desired result. Military personnel, on the other hand, are at a disadvantage. They have to become… Read more »
Anytime Fitness has a simple mission: “To help entrepreneurs realize their dreams of owning their own businesses, while contributing positively to their communities, and to help our gym members get to a healthier place.” Founded in 2002, Anytime Fitness now has more than 3,000 gyms operating in all 50 U.S. states and 30 countries. And… Read more »