If you are a military spouse, you may have faced more than a few obstacles in finding a job that provides the flexibility, longevity, and portability needed to fit your family’s military lifestyle. The constant transitions, added burdens, and the emotional ups and downs of being married to a service member can be hard.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Aircrew Survival Equipmentman Nathaniel Spencer
Numerous Hirepurpose partner companies have industry-leading training programs or entry-level opportunities that will eventually lead to long and exciting careers. These military-friendly companies have locations all over the United States, and since many of them don’t require applicants to have four-year degrees, they’re perfect for transitioning service members, veterans, and student vets. Take a look.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman M. M. Gillan
Companies of all kinds depend on complicated machinery, electrical and nuclear equipment, housed within expansive facilities to reach their business objectives. When these pieces of equipment or facilities fail, skilled professionals are needed to fix them.
As veterans make the transition from the military world into the civilian sector, location can make all the difference in their efforts to find jobs and establish stability for themselves and their families. Financial services company, USAA, teamed up with the Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program to publish a list of the best places for veterans to pursue new careers after the military.