Posts Tagged: military resumes

Using “Resourcefulness” to Develop a Military Resume and Land a Civilian Job

I proudly present another article from MilitarytoCivilian.com’s wildly popular guest writer, Judy Navarrete, SPHR. Judy is an accomplished HR professional who first 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… Read more »

Are You Better Off With a Bad Resume?

There exists a good recruiter who loves a bad résumé… who gets up every morning to feed his unicorn… Doesn’t sound plausible does it? At least, that’s what I thought before reading recruiter Scott McKearney’s rant about the ever-growing emphasis corporate recruiters place on finding the “perfect” resume. Here is an exceprt from his article,… Read more »

The Portable Employee

Judy, MilitarytoCivilian.com’s popular guest writer and resident expert on the talents of veterans and corporate America, offers military job seekers insight on the evolving nature of civilian career paths in today’s job market.  While veterans are used to advancing vertically, today’s workforce is advancing outwardly.  Surprisingly, veterans  may be even better equipped to adapt to this… Read more »

Hope: a Leader’s Friend or Foe?

Yet another inspirational article by Judy, MilitarytoCivilian.com’s popular guest writer and resident expert on corporate America… Judy Navarrete, SPHR, an accomplished HR manager, 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… Read more »

Common Threads: How to Write Military Resumes for Civilian Audiences

Translating military experience into not only relatable, but hotly-pursued skill sets is the perpetual challenge faced by military job seekers across the globe. MilitarytoCivilian.com has featured articles on this topic, but it doesn’t hurt to revisit such a widely contemplated and often frustrating topic. In “Word it right: How to craft a résumé recruiters will… Read more »

“Shut Up and Listen!”

Great news! Judy is back by popular demand! Judy Navarrete, SPHR, an accomplished HR manager, 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 on your… Read more »

The End of KSAs?

Federal hiring reform appears to be one of the key goals of the Office of Personnel Management this year under its new leadership, Director John Berry. Promoting the use of resumes instead of knowledge, skills, and abilities essays (generally considered “cumbersome” by federal job seekers) is just one of the anticipated reforms in question. The Obama… Read more »

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is Hiring

The Western Regional Office of the Federal Bureau of Prisons recently reached out to Military Resumes to spread the word about job opportunities in California and Arizona. The Federal Bureau of Prisons recently activated a Federal Correction Institution in Mendota, California. This facility is in need of correctional officers and medical personnel. Opportunities are also available… Read more »

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 »

Veterans are Missing Out on Benefits

Two years ago, in response to claims that the military was downplaying injuries to cut costs, Congress ordered a review of disputed disability claims. Since then, according to an Associated Press article featured on msnbc.msn.com, only a small percentage of eligible veterans have applied for benefits. Here is an excerpt from the article: As of… Read more »