• Featured Industry – Former servicemembers will find a lot that’s familiar when they join a law-enforcement agency

    Featured Industry – Former servicemembers will find a lot that’s familiar when they join a law-enforcement agency

    Law Enforcement.  The organizational structure of most law-enforcement agencies resembles that of the armed forces. Many of the jobs involve irregular hours, multiple responsibilities, and personal danger. Plus, one key to success involves building community relationships – as the military discovered long ago on its international missions. Law-enforcement personnel include police officers and detectives, correctional [...]

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  • Featured Employer – One of thousands of employers that use RecruitMilitary to find great job candidates

    Featured Employer – One of thousands of employers that use RecruitMilitary to find great job candidates

    G4S Secure Solutions is an international security group, with more than 59,000 employees across the United States and Canada. The company focuses on the safety and security of businesses and governments, ensuring the security of key assets—people, property, products, and reputation. G4S provides solutions for government institutions, nuclear power plants, petrochemical facilities, ports, airports, higher [...]

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  • Job-Search Tip

    Job-Search Tip

    By John Lundberg, director of events at RecruitMilitary and a former gunnery sergeant in the United States Marine Corps Map Your Network.  You may have heard that anyone in the world is separated from anyone else by no more than six degrees of separation. Theoretically, anyone you want to meet is only an average of [...]

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  • Military Background Prepares Veterans for Success at PMA USA

    Military Background Prepares Veterans for Success at PMA USA

    No one needs to convince the recruiters at PMA USA that veterans make great insurance agents. Director of Recruiting Chris Ryan has been with the company since 1991 and has been seeking veteran talent for years. “We already had a handful of veterans within our ranks with  many success stories even before there was a [...]

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  • Information security analysts typically perform the following

    Information security analysts typically perform the following

    Information security analysts typically perform the following Research the latest information technology security trends. Monitor their organization’s networks for security breaches and investigate a violation when one occurs. Help plan and carry out an organization’s way of handling security. Develop security standards and best practices for their organization. Install and use software, such as firewalls [...]

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  • Veterans already possess many of the important qualities for working in cybersecurity

    Veterans already possess many of the important qualities for working in cybersecurity

    Detail-oriented Because cyberattacks can be difficult to detect, information security analysts pay careful attention to their computer systems and watch for minor changes in performance. Computer network architects create comprehensive plans of the networks they are creating with precise information describing how the network parts will work together. When web developers write in HTML, a [...]

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  • Talent and Training Put Veterans at the Top of the List at Parsons

    Talent and Training Put Veterans at the Top of the List at Parsons

    The folks at Parsons believe the veteran talent pool is a great place to swim. Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2012. The company delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to [...]

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  • The Benefits of Keeping an Open Mind About Your Post-Military Career

    The Benefits of Keeping an Open Mind About Your Post-Military Career

    Brian Keller always thought he’d enter a field related to biology after obtaining a degree from Indiana University. But after attending the RecruitMilitary Indianapolis Career Fair in June 2013 and speaking with PMA USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Washington National Insurance Company, he is now only a few tests away from becoming a licensed insurance [...]

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  • The Best MOS Skills Translator Might Just Be You

    The Best MOS Skills Translator Might Just Be You

    If you ever wondered how an Army mortar man acquires great communication and customer service skills, just ask Pedro Lopez. He attended the RecruitMilitary Chicago Career Fair in March 2013, got a job recruiting veterans like himself at PeopleScout, and hasn’t looked back since. Lopez decided to join the Army after attending a semester of [...]

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