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5 Hot Jobs for Former Military Personnel

The U.S. military is arguably the best-trained workforce in the world, and personnel who leave military service have skills that translate to virtually any career. Here's a look at five popular jobs that give the men and women who've served our country an opportunity to make a difference and move up. For more details, see this article. more

Top 10 Federal Agencies for 2010

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's satellite headquarters campus in Arlington. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons by Coolcaeser)

If you're transitioning out of the service and have your eye on working for a federal agency, there's good news: Federal employees love working in the public sector, according to the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit organization in support of building a strong federal workforce. The PPS and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management rec... more

Navigate a Healthcare Career Transition


Successfully navigating a career transition can be tricky. If you're thinking of leaving your employer or venturing into a new field -- or if you're concerned about the stability of your job -- take some advice from healthcare career experts. Think Ahead Because the healthcare industry is so volatile, you must be ready for change at all times.... more

Wounded Veterans Health Care Jobs Program

Cynthia Basham, a registered nurse case manager with the Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade, speaks with Staff Sgt. Christine Einig-Blackwell, a WTB squad leader. (U.S. Army photo)

By Cheryl Pellerin WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 - A new program called Hero Health Hire is the health care industry's commitment to make jobs available to some of the 10,000 wounded warriors who transition each month from the military into the workforce. The 2011 Hero Health Hire Employment Summit, held here today, brought together senior governm... more

From Combat to the Private Sector: 4 Resume Tips

Service member writing in a document.

After leaving the military, many servicemen and women must find their first private-industry job or consider using their combat experience to advance their previous careers. One of the most difficult challenges in making this transition is translating military experience into marketable private-industry skills on your resume. Military experie... more

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