Posts Tagged: military to civilian transition

Hire Military Veterans

The staccato pace of emergency customer requests – everything from storm-related home damage to leaking roofs – suits Justin Miller just fine. He’s rolled with demands so easily, that he has steadily been promoted from an entry-level customer service rep. Miller was a Rifleman as a Marine Cpl, and in his civilian career, he has… Read more »

Welcome to Your Post-Military Life

Transitioning out of uniform isn’t easy. Whatever your personal style of decision making, one or more of the following strategies may help you along the way. Click here to learn more.

Capital One has a Strong Military Network

John Finneran is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Capital One Financial Corporation, a diversified Fortune 200 company and one of the top ten banks in the United States based on deposits, with one of the most widely recognized brands in America. To help commemorate the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® issue and Armed… Read more »

Be Organized As You Transition Out

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 “O” and “P”. “O”: Be Open and Organized It’s important to be Open to all opportunities. Look at positions you might not otherwise, especially if it fits with your… 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 »

Your Biggest Weakness: the Dreaded Interview Probe

I recently stumbled upon an article posted on Yahoo Hotjobs by Maria Hanson for LiveCareer that not only imparted valuable career search advice, but made me laugh as well. If you are preparing for a military to civilian transition or embarking on a post-military job search, chances are you could use a good laugh. So… Read more »