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Civilian Job News: October 2009

Articles in This Issue

A Career for the Long Haul

You may know Michelin for its tires but did you know that Michelin North America hires military-experienced candidates. In this issue, we feature Michelin as an employer and two of the company’s employees share military-to-civilian transition experience.    

Read Between the (job ad) Lines

As essential skill for any job seeker is learning to read between the lines – the lines of a job ad that is. By analyzing an advertised job opening, you can focus your job search on the positions that best fit your skills and experience.

From Dress Greens to the Green Industry

Everyone is going green these days and now you can too. The green industry is rapidly growing and job opportunities are turning up everyday.  Heidi Russell Rafferty takes a look at this sector and finds out how your military experience applies to the jobs that are available now.  

Power to the People

When offered a job, it’s only natural to weigh the pros and cons of the job and company benefits but what about the people? In Career Coach’s Corner, Tom Wolfe discusses the value of a company’s best asset – its people, the employees that could be your coworkers.

From the Blog: The Wisdom of the Ages

While illegal and unethical, age discrimination still exists in today’s job market. In fact, surveys show that age discrimination rises when times are tough. Jessie Richardson provides advice on how to revise your resume to highlight your experience without dating yourself.

  

Leadership Lessons From the Gridiron

Football season is well underway. While it is a game that most Americans enjoy but most people don’t realize there are career lessons to be learned from the game.

Publisher’s Letter

Civilian Job News' Publisher, Bill Basnett, writes about the importance of education, military experience and the job hunt.