Military Jobs

  • Cool Jobs: Organ Procurement Coordinator Wanted

    Cool Jobs: Organ Procurement Coordinator Wanted

    Also, a job so top secret we can't even say where it is

    This week's Cool Jobs include a birthday party host, an organ procurement coordinator, and a job so top secret the listing agency can't reveal the location. Continue Reading

  • Cool Jobs: Memorial Day Edition

    Cool Jobs: Memorial Day Edition

    The best military jobs now hiring

    In honor of Memorial Day, we rounded up the best military jobs now hiring, from army mechanics to programmers to family readiness assistants. Continue Reading

  • Top Marine Ducks Friendly Fire On Pay Issue

    Top Marine Ducks Friendly Fire On Pay Issue

    Guns or butter? Military faces cuts in compensation or weaponry

    Cuts in benefits will raise discipline? Maybe not. Marines are talking back to the brass after Congress hears they’d prefer better guns to more butter. Continue Reading

  • Veterans Come Home To Tough Job Market

    Veterans Come Home To Tough Job Market

    By Sharon Cohen CHICAGO -- Matthew Saldana proved himself in a world where stress, danger and life-and-death decisions were routine. He served one tour in Iraq and a second in Afghanistan. But the Army veteran is having a harder time back home navigating a calmer but uncertain terrain -- the job... Continue Reading

  • Yes, Sir vs. Hey, Dude: Job Advice For Veterans

    Yes, Sir vs. Hey, Dude: Job Advice For Veterans

    By Jen Hubley Luckwaldt Veterans who decide to leave the military and transition to a civilian job know to expect some culture shock. But even the best-prepared former service members can find the differences between the military world and the private sector surprising. Continue Reading

  • Veteran's Jobs That Pay Over $60,000

    Veteran's Jobs That Pay Over $60,000

    By Elise Oras Besides a thank you, one of the best things you can give to a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan is a job. There are 220,000 of them currently seeking work in the United States, at a time when the economy is seeing slow growth. While that number might seem daunting, there is some good news. The... Continue Reading

  • Women At War: Pentagon Is Easing Its Job Limits

    Women At War: Pentagon Is Easing Its Job Limits

    By Lolita C. Baldor WASHINGTON (AP) -- New orders from the Pentagon: The military on Thursday formally opened thousands of jobs to women in units that are closer to the front lines than ever before, reflecting what's already been going on as female American soldiers fight and die next to their male comrades. Continue Reading

  • Hire This Vet: Danna Stumberg

    Hire This Vet: Danna Stumberg

    A collaboration between PayScale and AOL to find jobs for veterans Name: Danna Stumberg Military Branch: United States Navy Military Rank: Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Petty Officer (E5) Current Location: Liverpool, New York. We'll be moving to the Baltimore/D.C. area (Fort Meade, Md.)... Continue Reading

  • Job Hunting Tricks For Veterans

    Job Hunting Tricks For Veterans

    By John Sumser Job Hunting for Veterans is very different than it is for civilians. Veterans face misunderstanding and suspicion in their search for work. Translating military experience into something a civilian boss can understand is a unique challenge. The United States Military is a land unto itself.... Continue Reading

  • Hire This Vet: Donald Harvey

    Hire This Vet: Donald Harvey

    A collaboration between PayScale and AOL to find jobs for veterans Name: Donald Harvey Military Branch: U.S. Army Continue Reading

  • 20 Best Jobs If You're Leaving The Military

    20 Best Jobs If You're Leaving The Military

    What you learned in uniform can carry over to the boardroom, especially where vets like you are plentiful. Here are the top jobs in careers that prize military skills. Continue Reading

  • U.S. Soldiers Return Home To A Land With Limited Job Opportunities

    U.S. Soldiers Return Home To A Land With Limited Job Opportunities

    By Alexandra Alper NEW YORK -- Army Officer Donna Bachler hasn't had a regular paycheck since she left active duty four years ago, even though she boasts the kind of skills employers vie for. Bachler, 30, helped run the U.S. Army's postal service in Kuwait, tackling challenges such as how to crack down on... Continue Reading

  • Uncle Sam Wants Psychologists and Social Workers

    Uncle Sam Wants Psychologists and Social Workers

    Attention psychologists and social workers: Uncle Sam wants you! The U.S. Army is making a concerted effort to take care of the psychological and emotional needs of its personnel, and it's staging a major recruiting campaign to attract specialists in the field. Continue Reading

  • Wounded Warrior Project Helps Injured Vets

    Wounded Warrior Project Helps Injured Vets

    If you've been injured in military service, there's an amazing resource available to you that's so good it's been selected as one of the Best NonProfit Organizations to Work For in 2011. The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) placed first among all participating organizations. Continue Reading

  • Ultimate Guide to Making a Successful Career Transition from the Military

    Ultimate Guide to Making a Successful Career Transition from the Military

    Deciding what to do after a military career can be challenging. It can be daunting to navigate the corporate employment maze, while translating military career accomplishments into achievements that will resonate with a private-sector hiring manager can be equally difficult. Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Paying Jobs for Former Military Members

    Top 10 Paying Jobs for Former Military Members

    By Carol Tice Getting out of the military can be a disorienting time for many who've been overseas for long stretches. Often, the end of military service means it's time to find a job, fast. The good news? Today's veterans often acquire valuable job skills in the service that are in demand in the private... Continue Reading