Posts Tagged: Military Job Seeker Advice

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 »

Allstate Veterans Program

Service members making a military-to-civilian career transition understand how complicated, competitive and confusing a job search can be. It is why it’s important to explore all options. One program you may want to consider learning more about is the Allstate Military Veterans’ Licensed Sales Professional Insurance Training Program. Click here to learn 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 »

Military Networking Opportunities

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I will be transitioning out of the military in the next 18 months. Several people have suggested that I begin “networking” as a way to make connections. Can you provide me with some examples of great networking? It seems to be a catch all for connecting,… Read more »

Veteran Business Owner

United States Air Force Veteran, Mario Rivers, discovered how difficult a niche can be to find. After working in education for 17 years, it was pure happenstance and a colleague’s phone conversation that encouraged him to make the call to Coverall and start the journey of becoming a veteran business owner. Click here to read… Read more »

Military Friendly Career

Army SSG Tara Hutchinson was an MP squad leader on a mission when her vehicle hit an Improvised Explosive Device. She lost her right leg and suffered brain injuries, which led to hand tremors. As she recovered, an occupational therapist suggested she try jewelry-making to rebuild her fine motor skills. Hutchinson regained strength in her… Read more »

Veteran Entrepreneurs

If you boil down all reasons that entrepreneurs’ businesses thrive, no matter the varying types of companies, there is one thing they all have in common: They are the experts on one service (or product), and their expertise is so refined that people are willing to pay top dollar for it, says former U.S. Marine-turned-multi-millionaire… Read more »

Veteran Owned Franchise

Alexandra Myers was craving smoothies. Rich Anthony had too many mosquitos in his back yard. The light dawned: If those things were important to them, other people probably felt the same way, too. Both now have flourishing veteran owned franchises that have grown so exponentially, even they didn’t foresee their resounding success Click here to… Read more »

Becoming a Franchisee

After transitioning out of the military, you may miss some of the intangible aspects of the lifestyle. For example, you may be used to working in a mission-oriented world with others who share a common work ethic as you. You don’t always find that type of culture in the civilian workplace but you can find it… Read more »

Provide Your Interviewer with a Greater Understanding of Your Value

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. One of the “greatest hits” is the letter “S”. Click here to read more.