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Military Transition News:

March / April 2015

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Transportation Offers a Wide Open Road for Job Opportunities

2014 Top 40 Under 40 Military

Jobs in the transportation industry are so vast – for those in the enlisted ranks, all the way up to senior officers – that the only place a job seeker can go wrong is signing up with a company that isn’t right for them, recruiters say. This is especially true in the trucking arena, which is grasping for qualified candidates due to a retiring workforce.

With many states greasing the skids for veterans by waiving license and certification requirements in various transportation occupations, it’s becoming easier than ever for job seekers to land a lucrative position.


Article Sponsored by: Epes Transport System

Transportation Issue Featured Employers

Military Transition News is featuring eight military-friendly transportation companies as part of the 2015 March/April Transportation Issue.

Article Sponsored by: American Airlines

                   Transportation Issue Featured Employers

Life on the Racing SERKET
We recently checked in with SERKET Racing driver Mark Llano who races a Porsche GT3 Cup 911 in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the largest single-make racing series in North America.

In the process, we learned some important things from this former U.S. Marine about working and winning in the career field, both on and off the track.

Article Sponsored by: Air Force Reserve

                    Life On the Racing SERKET

Sales is Not a 4-Letter Word
Starting a new career in a sales capacity might be an excellent choice for many separating military personnel, but most of them shy away from sales. What's the hesitation? There's a simple explanation.

Article Sponsored by: MBM Food Service

                        Career Coach's Corner

Tax Season Checklist for Active Military and Veterans
Now that tax season is around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get a better understanding of your tax situation as a member of the active military, transitioning military or as a veteran.

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                              Tax Season is Among Us

Q&A with Jerry Flanagan, JDog Junk Removal
Jerry Flanagan is the creator of JDog Junk Removal. He is a U.S. Army veteran and served from 1987 to 1989. The JDog movement is currently in six states: Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, Montana and Tennessee, and is actively looking to expand across the country.

Article Sponsored by: JDog Junk Removal

                             JDog Junk Removal

Spouse Series: The Survey Says...
Your spouse’s time in the military is coming to a close. If you’ve been planning things correctly, you may have your next bill-paying job lined up or you at least have a couple of promising leads. You can now focus on checking these items off your ever-growing to-do list.

Article Sponsored by: Cal U

                             Spouse Series

Transition Talk
Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers.

Q: I’ve been working on my transition plan and trying to zero in on companies that I think are a good fit for me. A friend says that I shouldn’t ignore a job if it’s a good fit just because I don’t like a particular company or industry. For instance, I really don’t want to work in the manufacturing sector because it doesn’t seem like a progressive industry. What do you think? Am I limiting myself? I just don’t want to waste anyone’s time.

Article Sponsored by: Florida Institute of Technology

                       Transition Talk

Transitioning A to Z
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 “W” and “X”.

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                          Transitioning A to Z

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