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May / June 2012

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Announcing the The 2012 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military®

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It’s true that 2012’s Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military are military-friendly, participate in extensive recruiting efforts to hire veterans, develop special partnerships with groups like Hire a Hero, and offer intensive mentoring and training programs for new veteran employees. But ask veterans what makes their new employer stand out, they’ll tell you it’s the little things companies have done for them, those memorable acts of kindness that make all the difference.

To the many MVEs who hire veterans as part of their HR model, we thank you. Congratulations to the 2012 MVEs for ensuring that your corporate culture honors those who have served.

Company profiles: A-C, D-M, N-Se, So-W

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Match up! Finding the company that’s right for you

The reality is that we spend the bulk of our waking hours at work. If we enjoy our work, and the organizations for which we perform that work, we will be better professionals, spouses, friends and people in general while we are earning a living. That is why taking the time to find the civilian career that is right for you is so important.

Article Sponsored by: Capital One

What the Most Valuable Employers value the most

Although our economy is growing and thousands of companies have openings to fill, most of those companies have very little, if any history of hiring military personnel or veterans. Hundreds of employers, however, have discovered the value of the veteran as an employee. These companies are predisposed and, better yet, motivated to hire veterans. So, given the importance of working smart, which category of company deserves the bulk of your job search time and energy?

Article Sponsored by: Humana

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Military Spouse Series: Mission Transition - It’ll all work out

As you go through your own version of transition purgatory, it is good to remember that it will all work out. If being a military spouse has taught each of us one thing, it is that things may not work out just the way we want them to or when we want them to, but that they will ultimately work out one way or another.

Article Sponsored by: Wil-Trans

Military to Civilian Life Transition

Ask the Recruiter

What questions do your peers have about the military transition and job search process? Here is this month's first question:

Q: I’ve been in the military for 20 years and I am just about to begin my job search. I’m concerned I may come off as inflexible in my job interview. How can I overcome appearing too rigid?

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