- The Essential Military-to-Civilian Transition Resource

Civilian Job News:

November / December 2010

Articles in This Issue

Launching the Top 40 Under 40 Military

In honor of Veterans Day, Civilian Job News launched the Top 40 Under 40 Military. What is the Top 40 Under 40 Military? “There are some civilian recognition programs that are similar to the ‘Top 40 Under 40 Military’, but Civilian Job News wanted to create one specifically for service members". Click for the names of the 2010 Winners.


Develop Your Military Job Search System

With the unlimited online job search avenues available today, the military job seeker can get bogged down. They may ask themselves, "What is the best use of my time?" Much like the offline world, it all comes back to networking.

10 Tips for Writing a Killer Military Cover Letter

You are formally submitting your military resume, and now you are asked for a cover letter. Follow these 10 tips to avoid blowing the job opportunity by not having a great companion piece to your resume.

Don't Let Social Media Derail Your Job Search

Sure, your stupid human trick was a hit with your friends, so much so that they uploaded the video to youtube. And you are surprised that a prospective employer followed the link to it from your facebook page? Don let this happen to you!

"...Stars waiting to happen."

Fortune magazine says military are stars waiting to happen. Tom Wolfe agrees. On the "Stars" part, that is. The "waiting to happen"? Not so much.

Getting Back on Track After Financial Setbacks

Everyone has had to deal with unexpected adversity in regards to even the most forward thinking financial plan. USAA is here to help with tips for some of the most common setbacks.

Opportunities in the Air Force Reserve

Whether part-time or full-time, the Air Force Reserve offers great job opportunities for those who have served. Find out more here.

Publisher’s Letter

Bill Basnett thanks veterans, and previews some of the comments we received about this year's class of the Top 40 Under 40 Military including Lieutenant Pollock, Master Sergeant Sawyer and CPT Williams.