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May / June 2015

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Announcing the 2015 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military®

Hiring veterans has become more and more commonplace, and many companies are following the trend and/or pursuing veteran hiring to meet government mandates. But CivilianJobs.com’s Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military go above and beyond the expectation level, combining innovative recruiting and retention programs with discrete acts such as care in time of need, or the example of veteran support set by senior leadership.

Check out this year’s MVE lineup to learn about the recruiting, training and retention programs that the 2015 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military are delivering for military veterans.

Company profiles: A-Ar, Ba-Ca, Ca-Cs, D-Ed, El-Fr, G-Hu, I-La, Le-Na, Na-So, So-Tr, U-US, We-X

Article Sponsored by: Epes Transport System, Xcel Energy, Charles Schwab, Eli Lilly and Company, Devon Energy, Enterprise, Lynden, Intel, Service Transport, 84 Lumber, Montebello Packaging, Navy Federal Credit Union and University of Phoenix

Avoiding Career Transition Pitfalls

Service members making a military-to-civilian career transition understand how complicated, competitive and confusing a job search can be. It is why it’s important to explore all options and even some of the programs available to assist in that transition, such as the Allstate Military Veterans Associate Agent Insurance Training Program.

                             

Article Sponsored by: MilitaryResumes.com

Want to Work for an MVE? Be an MVP!
As you read this issue of Military Transition News, you will learn much about the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for separating military personnel and veterans. You are likely to have - or will soon develop - a strong appreciation for these MVEs, and many of you might choose to obtain employment with one of them.

Article Sponsored by: MBM Food Service

                           Career Coach's Corner

JDog Junk Removal: A 4-Star Service Franchise
JDog Junk Removal & Hauling, a rapidly growing national company, is on a mission to offer business ownership opportunities to veterans and their family members. JDog franchisees provide junk removal and hauling services to both residential and commercial customers, delivering service the military way: with respect, integrity and trust.

Article Sponsored by: JDog Junk Removal

                                JDog Junk Removal

What to Do with Your Retirement Accounts When You Get a New Job
If retirement is an important financial goal, you will want to understand your options so that you can make informed choices that will work best for you and your life goals.

Article Sponsored by: Noranda

                           

United States Army Veteran Leads the Way as Coverall Franchised Business Owner
For 30 years, Coverall has been a leading franchised brand in the commercial cleaning industry. Click here to read the Story of Veteran and Coverall Franchised Business Owner, Martel Brown.

Article Sponsored by: Coverall

                                  

Military Leadership in Action: A Q&A with John Finneran of Capital One
John Finneran is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Capital One Financial Corporation, a diversified Fortune 200 company and one of the top ten banks in the United States based on deposits, with one of the most widely recognized brands in America. To help commemorate the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® issue and Armed Forces Day, MTN caught up with Mr. Finneran and asked him for his advice for transitioning military and veterans.

Article Sponsored by: Air Force Reserve

                                

Spouse Series: 7 Strategies for Making the Hard Decisions
Transitioning out of uniform isn’t easy. Whatever your personal style of decision making, one or more of the following strategies may help you along the way.

Article Sponsored by: American Airlines

                             Spouse Series

Military Job Fair Calendar

Job Fairs are an important part of a transitioning service member's civilian job search. See our list of upcoming job fairs.

Article Sponsored by: North Carolina Department of Public Safety

                              Job Fair Calendar

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

Q: A friend of mine sent me a link to your Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military list and I was curious how the companies are chosen. Clearly they are committed to hiring servicemen and women, but what other advantages exist? There are some companies that I have been researching that I like, but they don’t seem to have anything specifically focused on veteran hiring.


Article Sponsored by: The GEO Group

                          Transition Talk

Transitioning A to Z
In this issue of Military Transition News, we are coming to the end of our A to Z list of everything a service member needs to know about transitioning - we now tackle the final letters of the alphabet, “Y” and “Z”.

Article Sponsored by: Southern Company
                          Transitioning A to Z

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