Posts Tagged: military job seekers

Staff Sergeant Leadership Basics: Composure

This is the fourth article in a series by Judy Navarrete, SPHR, Human Resources Manager at SK Textile, Inc.  Navarrete 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… Read more »

MilitarytoCivilian.com Featured in “100 Blog Posts Every Job Seeker Should Read”

I am proud to announce that MilitarytoCivilian.com was recently featured in a www.onlineuniversities.com article entitled “100 Blog Posts Every Job Seeker Should Read“. This article is a great resource for anyone on the job market, including military job seekers, and offers career search advice to help you with personal branding, your military resume and military cover letter, networking and… Read more »

Leadership Basics: Encouragement and the Staff Sergeant

This is the third article in a series by Judy Navarrete, SPHR and Operations Manager at SK Textile, Inc.  Navarrete 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… Read more »

Government to Host a Federal Hiring Event for Disabled Vets

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Labor are sponsoring a federal hiring event in the Washington D.C. area on April 26th, 2010 for veterans who are 30% or more disabled. Representatives from many agencies will be reviewing military resumes, which must be submitted to hiringevent@opm.gov prior to the event, and… Read more »

One Business Leader’s Leadership Lessons Learned from a Staff Sergeant

This article comes to us from Judy Navarrete, SPHR and Operations Manager at SK Textile, Inc. Navarrete 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… Read more »

Why “on-base” military job fairs?

Hi, I’m Marla Smith.  In my “day job”, I help employers connect with military job seekers, so I hope I can answer some questions here as well as the other contributors. A recruiter asked me this week, “Why should I focus more attention on military job fairs that take place on the military installations as… Read more »

Ask for a Reference, Not a Job

Avoid the awkwardness of asking a network contact for a job by asking them for a reference instead.  It’s tempting for military job seekers preparing for the military to civilian transition to employ a script similar to the following: “Hello Joe.  I am getting out of the military soon… Are you hiring?” The only thing more… Read more »

More on Federal Hiring Trends: IT Workers in Demand

According to an article posted on Government Computer News by Senior Technology Editor Joab Jackson, of the more than 270,000 new employees needed to replace a rapidly retiring federal workforce and meet the new administration’s goals over the next three years, more than 11,549 new hires will be IT professionals.  The article, entitled “Help wanted: agencies need 11,000… Read more »

More on Federal Hiring Trends: IT Workers in Demand

According to an article posted on Government Computer News by Senior Technology Editor Joab Jackson, of the more than 270,000 new employees needed to replace a rapidly retiring federal workforce and meet the new administration’s goals over the next three years, more than 11,549 new hires will be IT professionals.  The article, entitled “Help wanted: agencies need 11,000… Read more »

The Federal Government Projects 273,000 New Hires

The federal government, the nation’s largest employer with 1.7 million workers, is expected to hire approximately 273,000 new employees over the next three years. This is according to a recent report says CNNMoney.com contributing writer Hibah Yousuf in an article posted on Yahoo Finance on September 3rd. But the 41% increase in hiring doesn’t necessarily translate… Read more »