Posts Tagged: transitioning military

Take Pride in How You Present Yourself When Job Hunting

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 “S” and “T”.  Click here to learn more.

Q&A with J.W. Marriott, Jr.

J.W. Marriott, Jr. is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, Inc., one of the world’s largest lodging companies. Military Transition News caught up with Mr. Marriott and asked him for his advice for transitioning military and veterans. Read full article here.

Educational Benefits Available To Transitioning Military

You have decided to go back to school. Now what? Here’s information on 5 great options, one or more might be right for you. Luckily, there are many educational benefits available to transitioning military personnel to help pay for your education so that you can spend more time focused on your transition and your studies… Read more »

Help The Veteran Employee Succeed

Wouldn’t it be great if you, the job seeker, could write a list of all the things you want your employer to be and then magically your wish list came true? In today’s competitive job market, transitioning military service personnel often feel compelled to accept the first job offer that comes along post-service. We see highly… Read more »

How to increase your talent pool and save money by hiring transitioning military

When your company needs talent, you may limit your search to a 40 or 50 mile radius from the hiring location. Relocating new employees is extremely expensive and usually not an option for many of the non-management positions. However, if you considered transitioning military candidates, your reach could be coast to coast. Here’s why: When… Read more »

Save on Relocation Costs

According to a 2008 Harvey Research Reader Preference Study, SHRM’s HR Magazine subscribers have an average annual budget of $320,000 for relocation products and services. As readers of this blog know, those HR practitioners could make some points with their managers by saving some of that budget via hiring transitioning military, many of whom will… Read more »

Can Soft Skills Make or Break You on a Military Resume?

In an article recently posted on Yahoo! HotJobs entitled, “Six Soft Skills that Could Land you the Job,” Larry Buhl entertains the notion that intangible qualities could give job seekers the competitive edge.So in other words, if there are two equally qualified candidates competing for the same job opening, the candidate who, for example, “works… Read more »

Closing the interview recently posted an article by Carole Martin, Monster Contributing Editor, entitled Successfully Closing the Interview. Interviewing can be an uncomfortable process for some and as far as awkwardness is concerned, closing the deal takes the cake. Ms. Martin’s take on closing an interview is particularly interesting because she walks her audience through tailoring a… Read more »