• Continue to Serve and Protect

    Continue to Serve and Protect

    For many veterans, joining the military wasn’t about a paycheck or getting something more exciting than a 9-to-5 desk job. It was about a passion for our country and protecting the American way of life. They put on their uniforms every day because they felt it was their duty, and they saw the military as [...]

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  • The Road Less Traveled Can Still Get You to Your Destination

    The Road Less Traveled Can Still Get You to Your Destination

    The path that led Luzette Watkins to a career in the Navy and to her current role as a Detective with the Baytown Police Department has been anything but traditional. A 20-year veteran of the NYPD, she was a first responder on 9/11. Soon after that tragic event, she decided to join the Navy. “I [...]

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  • 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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  • Attention To Detail – Critical at Wesco For Veteran Sean Grenier

    Attention To Detail – Critical at Wesco For Veteran Sean Grenier

    WESCO International, Inc.  |  Quick Decisions and an Attention to Detail  |  Published in the July/August 2013 issue of print Search & Employ®  |  Sean Grenier, director of sales for WESCO Express, served for 12 years as a Marine helicopter pilot, and he has been in the Air Force Reserve for 10 years as a [...]

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  • How to get a job with a defense contractor

    How to get a job with a defense contractor

      Be a U.S. citizen. Almost all highpaying U.S. defense contracting jobs are held by U.S. citizens. Get a security clearance. Nothing is in more demand within the U.S. defense contracting community than someone with a security clearance. This is especially so since 9/11. The good news for you is that one of the easiest [...]

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  • Industry Employment Outlook – Law Enforcement and Security

    Industry Employment Outlook – Law Enforcement and Security

    Opportunities in Law Enforcement  |  Continue to Serve and Protect  | Published in the November/December 2012 issue of print Search & Employ®  | Search for jobs in the Law Enforcement and Security Industry For many veterans, joining the military wasn’t about a paycheck or getting something more exciting than a 9-to-5 desk job. It was [...]

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  • Veteran Employer Background – Law Enforcement – Houston Police Department

    Veteran Employer Background – Law Enforcement – Houston Police Department

    Houston Police Department  |  www.houstonpolice.org  | www.hpdcareer.com Published in the November/December 2012 issue of print Search & Employ® Approximately 5,400 officers serve and protect Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States. The Houston Police Department (HPD) has 10 commands, with numerous specialized divisions throughout its jurisdiction. Those include SWAT, Dive Team, Robbery, Homicide, Burglary [...]

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  • Veteran Employer Background – Defense – Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.

    Veteran Employer Background – Defense – Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.

    Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.  |  www.soteradefense.com  |  www.soteradefense.com/careers  | Published in the January/February 2012 issue of print Search & Employ®  | Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc., has over 1,400 employees who deliver counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), and force mobility solutions to national security customers. Sotera serves the DoD, [...]

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