Posts Tagged: Military Job Seeker Advice

Civilian Jobs Most Valuable Employers for Military

Hiring veterans has become more and more commonplace, and many companies are following the trend and/or pursuing veteran hiring to meet government mandates. But CivilianJobs.com’s Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military go above and beyond the expectation level, combining innovative recruiting and retention programs with discrete acts such as care in time of need, or… Read more »

The Key to the Weakness Question

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 “W” and “X”. Click here to learn more.

Focus on the Fit of the Position

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I’ve been working on my transition plan and trying to zero in on companies that I think are a good fit for me. A friend says that I shouldn’t ignore a job if it’s a good fit just because I don’t like a particular company or industry. What do you think? Am… Read more »

Work with the Priority of Hiring Other Veterans

Jerry Flanagan is the creator of JDog Junk Removal. He is a U.S. Army veteran and served from 1987 to 1989. The JDog movement is currently in six states: Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, Montana and Tennessee, and is actively looking to expand across the country. Click here to read more.

Sales Opportunities Come in Many Shapes and Sizes

Starting a new career in a sales capacity might be an excellent choice for many separating military personnel, but most of them shy away from sales. What’s the hesitation? There’s a simple explanation. Click here to learn more.

Work in the Motorsports Industry

We recently checked in with SERKET Racing driver Mark Llano who races a Porsche GT3 Cup 911 in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the largest single-make racing series in North America. In the process, we learned some important things from this former U.S. Marine about working and winning in the career field,… Read more »

Is It Better to Work For a Public or Private Company

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I will be transitioning out in the next year, and I’ve had a lot of friends tell me I should work for a “start-up.” What benefits would I gain from working with a company that may be in its formative stages and, barring that, is it… Read more »

Transitioning Military Job Seekers Must Network

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I read that Zappos doesn’t even post jobs. Instead they use their employees and social networks to attract potential employees. How many businesses do this and how do I get into a company like Zappos if I don’t know anyone? Click here to read more.

The Hurdles of Military Spouse Unemployment and How To Overcome Them

Among the more than 14 million Americans struggling to find work, the men and women married to military personnel face hurdles that other job seekers don’t.  According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8.4 percent of military spouses were seeking jobs and couldn’t find one, compared to 5.3 percent of spouses in… Read more »

Successfully Utilizing Military Recruiting Firms in Your Job Search

Recently, Janet Farley began updating her book, “Military-to-Civilian Career Transition Guide: The Essential Job Search Handbook for Service Members,” for a new edition.  As a part of that process, she interviewed Craig Griffin, SVP Operations, Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), regarding what military job seekers should know about working with a military recruiting firm. An excerpt from… Read more »