Posts Tagged: military to civilian

Transitioning Service Members

There are a multitude of personnel on or around military bases who provide valuable support services to transitioning service members and veterans. This month, we check in with Harold Riggins, Fort Campbell Soldier For Life (SFL) Transition Services Program Manager. Riggins is a veteran himself, having served in the U.S. Army for more than 27… Read more »

Veterans Are Making Strides

The influence of the veterans and service men and women who are part of this year’s Top 40 Under 40 Military has a wide global reach, ranging from the boardrooms of America’s top businesses, to the theatrical stages of Las Vegas, to hospital rooms and remote tropical villages. No matter where they find themselves, the… Read more »

Companies on Which to Set Your Sights

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: A friend of mine sent me a link to your Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military list and I was curious how the companies are chosen. Clearly they are committed to hiring servicemen and women, but what other advantages exist? There are some companies that I… Read more »

Why is military to civilian skills matching so important?

Turnover is expensive. The estimated costs vary but it is a business disrupter that most companies want to reduce. The most damaging turnover occurs in the employee’s first year when a company is heavily investing in the employee’s training and onboarding but the employee’s business impact is not fully realized. So when I learned about… Read more »

Seeking Military Connections In The Civilian World

In the upcoming issues of Military Transition News, we will be listing everything a service member needs to know about transitioning from A to Z. In this issue, we tackle “M” and “N”.  “M”: Mind your Move Don’t automatically use your military Move to go back to your home of record. There is no better… Read more »

Enhance Your Military-To-Civilian Transition

This article explores 10 little things that could enhance your military-to-civilian job search. When it comes to job hunting, focusing on the details can make the difference between success and failure. Read full article here.

Environmental Health and Safety Skill Mapping For Military

OSHA compliance and safe operation of equipment are shared responsibilities in the military and industry. The Environmental Health and Safety Manager is a great transitional role for service members with a particular skill set. While safety is everyone’s job, not everyone from the military has the skill set industry requires. But those in industry should… Read more »

Hiring Military Candidate Profile: Bobbie Caldwell

This article profiles a military-experienced job seeker, Bobbie Caldwell, who has gone on to a successful career at Dell. Caldwell advises those considering the military-to-civilian transition to carry their unique experience and core competencies into their civilian jobs. Caldwell turned to Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), sometimes classified as military headhunters, to help launch her civilian career…. Read more »

So Why is it So Difficult for Military Veterans to Translate their Skills Into Civilian Language?

One of my favorite topics to teach recruiters and hiring managers is how to align military skill sets with civilian positions.  And I am always asked, “Why is it so hard for military members to translate their skills into something a civilian recruiter can understand?”  So, allow me to explain why this is such a… Read more »

Transition from military to civilian job requires tapping multiple resources

There is a good article in the Austin American-Statesman about hiring military from the candidates’ perspective. Both job seekers featured in the piece are Bradley-Morris, Inc. candidates – one who is in the process of job hunting (Dan Barnhart, pictured), and one who succeeded in his job search (Tedd Schonsheck). Tedd’s military experience contributed immensely… Read more »