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January/February 2017

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Power Up Your Job Hunt in the Energy Industry

No matter what your military occupational specialty is, consider powering up your job search in the energy industry, which offers solid job growth and career upward mobility options.

Although a chunk of those openings are linemen, foremen and other utility worker roles, don’t discount energy companies if you’re also in logistics, engineering, intelligence, scheduling or finance.

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The Hottest Jobs for 2017

The hottest job opportunities for 2017 have emerged for two reasons.


The first is a dearth of Information Technology professionals as companies race to fill new roles created by the sonic speed of technological advancements.


The second is a mass exodus of Baby Boomers, leaving a swath of vacancies in logistics, distribution and management throughout all industries nationwide.

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

Q: Is there an age that you would consider being too old to accept a management trainee position? There are several companies that offer this kind of path, but they look like they are trying to recruit new college graduates. Should I even waste my time? If I apply, is it a good career move?


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                                   Career Coach's Corner

JDog: Making a Living While Making a Difference
Your time in uniform is coming to a close or maybe you’re just daydreaming about it. Either way, you’re starting to seriously think about what you will do professionally post-uniform.


While you may not know precisely what you want to do just yet, you do know that you want to be your own boss, set your own hours and continue to make a positive difference in your community.


You, my soon-to-be-civilian friend, may want to seriously consider becoming a JDog Junk Removal franchisee.


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Spouse Series: The New Boss in Town

I don’t know about your social media feeds, but mine were on overdrive before the holidays with all kinds of election drama. As it turns out, many of my acquaintances, friends and family members, both in and out of uniform, are an eclectic and feisty group of politically passionate and opinionated people.


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Thou Shalt Not (Part 2 of 2)
Welcome back! In Part 1 of this two-part series we discussed how following the First through Fifth Commandments will lead you to a promised land called Interview Success. Today, we further enhance your chances of landing that coveted job with a discussion of the Sixth through Tenth Commandments.

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