Posts Tagged: Military Job Seeker Advice

Civilian Jobs

Tucked in the steep Kamdesh river valley of eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. Army’s Combat Outpost Keating provided soldiers with none of the comforts of home. But it was their duty to defend the isolated terrain as if it were their own, and on the morning of Oct. 3, 2009, they did just that. The actions… Read more »

Go Back to School

Colin OShea, a former Chinook pilot, CW2 and an Iraq-Afghanistan veteran, had been out of the Army since early 2014. He’d already coasted through sales and insurance jobs. The bartending gig was a stop-gap Ð a place to catch his breath while pondering careers. But school? He wanted to go but wasn’t even sure where… Read more »

Military Transition

Everything you need to know about transitioning can be found between A and Z of the alphabet. In the upcoming issues of Military Transition News, we are reprising the A to Z list of everything a service member needs to know about transitioning. Three of the “greatest hits” are the letters “A”, “H” and “U”…. Read more »

Landing a New Job

One of the most important goals of the military-to-civilian transition process is landing a new job and starting a new career. Most conventional wisdom says you must figure out what you want to do before you interview. I tend to disagree, especially when the you in that wisdom is a military service member making the… Read more »

Transition Plan

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I’m about 16 months from transitioning and I feel completely overwhelmed. Even with TAP and some of the hiring fairs, I still don’t feel confident that I’m doing what I’m supposed to be doing. Can you provide some guidance on where I begin? Click here to… Read more »

Civilian Job

To the civilian world, Navy LT Tim Mossholder “took a ship out to sea and rode around with guns in boats,” he says. But as Mossholder prepared to exit the Navy after serving from 2006 to 2012, he wanted potential employers to see something more. “I was looking for a job to mentor teams of folks and… Read more »

Transitioning Military

Dale P. Bennett is executive vice president of 2016 MVE honoree Lockheed Martin and their Mission Systems and Training (MST) business area. In this role, Mr. Bennett oversees the execution of programs for the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy, as well as for international military, civil and commercial customers. To… Read more »

Your Military Resume

A winning military resume presents your past experience in a way that also indicates your future potential. It grabs and holds the attention of the reader and makes him or her want to know more. To know more requires a conversation and that conversation is an interview. Simply stated, a resume is an interview generation tool… Read more »

Foreign Travel Experiences

It was a tall order. Sitting in front of job coach Michelle Morettini was a combat veteran, and he had an unusual request. He possessed a wealth of foreign travel experiences, but he’d had enough of high-risk, dangerous duties in his life. What did he really want? It was simple: To apply his international expertise… Read more »

Military Experienced Job Seeker

In the upcoming issues of Military Transition News, we are reprising the A to Z list of everything a service member needs to know about transitioning. Two of the “greatest hits” are the letters “C” and “M”. Click here to learn more.