- The Essential Military-to-Civilian Transition Resource

Civilian Job News:

May/June 2010

Articles in This Issue

The Most Valuable Employers for Military

In this issue, announces the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military. This list serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans.



Full Speed Ahead

After 21 years in the U.S. Navy, Gary Seiter wasn’t sure what his next step would be. Fortunately, a candidate recruiter with Bradley-Morris, Inc. was looking for someone with just his skill set putting Gary on the path to his post-military career with Thomas and Howard Company.

First Day Jitters

It’s only natural to be a little nervous before your first-day at the new job. In this issue, Carolyn Heinze provides some practical tips for settling into your first post-military job.

Consulting Your Way to a New Career

Working on different projects and spending a lot of time in airports and hotels are just a few of the appealing aspects of a career in consulting. Our Career Coach, Tom Wolfe, writes about the pros and cons of consulting.

The Dreaded Interview Question

Before a job interview, it’s always a good idea to have well-thought out answers to common interview questions. The one question that stumps even the most experienced job hunter is the ‘Tell me about yourself’ portion of the interview.

Employer Spotlight: CSX Corporation

Railroads and the military have more in common than most people would realize. And at CSX Corp. in Jacksonville, Fla., veterans are finding new careers in a thriving industry where their dynamic qualifications are needed and recognized.

Publisher’s Letter

Civilian Job News' Publisher, Bill Basnett, writes about the MVE program and shares some of the reasons why employers value military-experienced candidates.