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JB MDL Transition Summit – Includes Afterburner Workshop and Mil. Spouse Symposium

June 7 - June 8

Sign Up for the Transition Summit - June 7-8

Presented by 87FSS. Join us for a free 2-day hiring fair and transition summit for servicemembers, veterans, and military spouses. Last year's Summit had 99 on the spot job offers and over 400 interviews scheduled by a wide range of local, national and global employers.

This two-day transition summit will feature interactive and informative panel events, recruiter training, facilitated discussions, and a networking reception in the evening on the first day focused on improving competitive employment for all service members, veterans, and military spouses.

On the second day, the capstone event of the summit will be a large hiring fair featuring 150+ local, nationwide and global companies. This summit also features participation by and speakers from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Department of Labor, and local chambers of commerce. Various locations and times for events.

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To register please go to:

https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/joint-base-mcguire-dix-lakehurst-transition-summit-0.

***Non-DoD identification holders who did not pre-register: Due to required security procedures, access to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst may take up to 90 minutes. Please plan accordingly.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Registration 
8:30am - 9:30am
Tommy B's Community Activities Center, Bldg. 2705 East Arnold Avenue, JB MDL McGuire

Afterburner Military Transition Seminar

Registration: 8am - 9am
Seminar:  9am - 4:30pm
Tommy B's Community Activities Center, Bldg. 2705 East Arnold Avenue, JB MDL McGuire
Track: Job Seekers
Featuring Opening Remarks by Col. Brian J. Ede, Vice Commander 305 Air Mobility Wing

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has partnered with the US Chamber of Commerce to host the Transition Summit taking place from June 7-8, 2017. An additional highlight for this year includes a full day workshop by Afterburner and is open to all ranks and their spouses.

If you want to develop 75% of your post-military career using the simple process we teach Fortune 500 Executives every day? This workshop is for you.

Afterburner is a proud partner of Hiring our Hero's and USAA. Together we equip participants with the skills to PLAN & EXECUTE THE DEVELOPMENT of a post-military career.

An EXECUTABLE CAREER PLAN - CAREER OBJECTIVES, NETWORKING STRATEGY, AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS. Craft a personal Value Proposition Shift from a military to a business "mindset" Identify specific industries that need military leader skillsets. Each participant will also receive a copy of Down Range, a career transition guide for veterans co-authored by Afterburner Founder & CEO, James D. Murphy and Director of Learning and Development, William M. Duke.  This unique workshop is presented by Afterburner, Inc. a veteran-owned and staffed training and consulting company founded in 1996 that has worked with over 85% of US Fortune 50 and many Global 1000 corporations. Lunch is included.

For further information call the Military and Family Support Center at 609.754.3154.

MOAA Military Spouse Symposium

9am - 2pm
Tommy B's Community Activities Center, Liberty Room, Bldg. 2705 East Arnold Avenue, JB MDL McGuire
Track: Military Spouses

Details:

An additional highlight for this year includes a full day Military Spouse Symposium. Topics on:

    • SPOUSE AND POLICY PANEL: This panel discussion will focus on state policies and national programs that assist military spouses with their career opportunities.  Special emphasis will be on licenses and certifications.
    • RESUME WRITING STRATEGIES: Whether you are entering or re-entering the workforce, or looking to change jobs or companies, this seminar will cover the basics of resume development, with an emphasis on addressing resume gaps and showcasing your greatest strengths.
    • LinkedIn_logo_initialsLINKEDIN BEST PRACTICES: Your LinkedIn profile is just as important as your resume! This session will cover best practices and tips to enhance and expand your network.
    • NETWORKING YOUR WAY TO EMPLOYMENT: This workshop will provide tips on creating your 30-second commercial, review best practices for presenting your resume to a potential employer, and discuss items for having a balanced conversation that connects your skills, experience, education and passion with the employer's needs.
    • REAL SPOUSES: REAL STORIES:  Learn how fellow military spouses have kept their career on the move while "married to the military". LINKEDIN PHOTOS WILL BE PROVIDED AS WELL AS LUNCH.

Please click here to view flyer

For further information call the Military and Family Support Center at 609.754.3154.

Industry Briefs
9:30am to 4:30pm (Seven 55-Minute Sessions), Lunch Break 11:30am - 1pm

Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix
Track: Job Seekers

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Industries under consideration:

  • Aviation and Aircraft
  • Construction Trades
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Cyber Security
  • Law Enforcement/Security/Protective Services
  • Financial Services
  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • Hospitality
  • Medical/Healthcare
  • Retail/Sales

Networking Reception
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tommy B's Community Activities Center, Bldg. 2705 East Arnold Avenue, JB MDL McGuire
Track: Job Seekers / Employers / Military Leaders

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Job Seeker Registration
8:00am to 9:00am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

Resume Engine Workshop - Hosted by Hiring Our Heroes
9:00am to 9:45am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

LinkedIn Workshop -  Hosted by Hiring Our Heroes
9:45am to 10:30am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

Career Connection/Personal Branding Workshop - Hosted by Hiring Our Heroes
9:45am to 10:30am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

Opening Remarks
Featuring Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Bence, Commander USAF Expeditionary Center
10:30am - 10:35am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

Keynote Speaker - Mr. Rick Hoefling, United Airlines Executive Vice President, Newark Hub
10:35am to 10:45am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

Keynote Speaker - Mr. Thomas Bracken, President & CEO, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
10:45am to 10:55am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

CFP Announcement
10:55am - 11:00am
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

Delivered by:

  • CAPT Christopher Bergen (USN), Deputy Installation Commander, JBMDL
  • Chuck Hodges, Senior Director, Events and Programs, HOH/US Chamber of Commerce

Panel Discussion
11:00am - 12:00pm
Timmerman Conference Center, Bldg. 5411 8th Street, JB MDL Dix

Panelists under consideration:

  • Chuck Hodges, Hiring Our Heroes
  • USO
  • John DiPiero, USAA
  • First Command
  • Prudential
  • Tom Hiebert, ADP
  • Comcast
  • Arconic Foundation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Dr. Karin Orvis, Department of Defense, TVPO
  • Recently Transitioned Veteran/Spouse

Lunch and Transition
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Food Trucks on Site

Hiring Fair
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Hangar VR-64, 3370 Wonnacott Avenue, JB MDL McGuire
Track: Job Seekers & Employers

To view the event flyer, please click here.

Employer List

  • ABCO Maintenance
  • Air Force Civilian Service
  • Air Force Reserve
  • Air Products
  • Airstreams Renewable, Inc.
  • American Business Technology University
  • American Legion
  • Amtrak
  • APF - Civilian Personnel
  • ARYZTA
  • Averitt Express
  • Aviall Services Inc
  • Bank of America
  • Bayada Pediatrics
  • Berkeley College
  • Berry Plastics Corporation
  • Beyond Concrete
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Bridging The Gap for Veterans Inc
  • Buckhead Beef
  • Bucks County Vet Center
  • Builders FirstSource
  • Centria Healthcare
  • Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
  • Chenega Security
  • Church & Dwight
  • Cleveland Construction, Inc
  • Combined Insurance
  • Consolidated Edison
  • Courtyard Marriott - Mt Holly
  • Customer Engineering Services
  • Customs and Border Protection, United States Border Patrol
  • Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations
  • DaVita
  • Delaware State Police
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
  • DHS Transportation Security Administration
  • Eastern Armored Services, Inc.
  • Ecolab
  • Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve
  • Enterprise HoldingsEPS Corporation
  • Extended Stay America
  • Fairfax County Police Department
  • FASTPORT
  • FDM Group
  • FedEx freight, Inc
  • FedEx Ground
  • Fire Department City of NY
  • First Command Financial Services
  • Foley Incorporated
  • Freedom Mortgage
  • Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Harriett's Energy Solutions
  • Hms Host
  • Houston Police Department
  • IBM
  • Infinity Flight Group
  • Insulators Local 89
  • J.B. Hunt
  • Jaguar Land Rover Veterans Careers
  • KBRwyle
  • Legacy Treatment Services
  • LMI
  • Lockheed Martin
  • M&T Bank
  • Marriott Courtyard
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Melton Truck Lines
  • Metropolitan Police Department(Washington, DC)
  • Military and Family Support Center
  • Military Benefit Association
  • Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
  • Military OneSource
  • Mil-Spec Safety & Security LLC
  • My Limo
  • MyComputerCareer
  • NAF
  • Navair
  • New Castle County Police Department
  • New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency
  • New Jersey State Police
  • New York Life
  • NJ Department of Education
  • NJ Helmets to Hardhats
  • Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster
  • Northfield Bank
  • NPower (Jersey City)
  • Orion International
  • Paralyzed Veterans Of America
  • PCI
  • Pennsylvania State Police
  • Pepco Holdings, Inc
  • Philadelphia Police Dept.
  • Piedmont Airlines
  • Pine Environmental
  • PPD
  • Pratt and Whitney
  • Prime Inc.
  • PRIMERICA INC
  • Princeton University
  • Private Public Partnership Office
  • Prudential Advisor
  • Prudential Advisors- Central Office
  • R&R Trucking
  • Red White and Que Smokeshack
  • Retail Contractors Association
  • Retail Contractors Association
  • Ricoh USA
  • Rite Aid
  • Roush
  • Rutgers University-Camden
  • Ryder System, Inc.
  • SageSense Franchise Consulting
  • Samsung Electronics America
  • Septa (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)
  • Sheet Metal Workers Local 19
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Six Flags
  • Southern Company
  • Spectrum Energy
  • Starbucks
  • Success Academies
  • TAD PGS
  • TBC Corporation
  • The Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Thrivent Financial
  • TMC Transportation
  • Transitioning Military Initiative
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Travis Manion Foundation
  • Trenton Vet Center
  • TriCare Medical Transportation
  • Trinitas Regional Medical Center
  • Trinity Seafood
  • Troops Into Transportation
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Xpress
  • United Rentals
  • UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE
  • UPS
  • US Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District
  • US Customs and Border Protection
  • US Department of Labor VETS
  • US Foods
  • US Vision
  • USACE
  • USDA NRCS
  • USLI
  • Verizon
  • Vet Center
  • Veteran Business Outreach Center
  • Vets Chat, Inc.
  • Waddell & Reed
  • Weber Display & Packaging
  • Wells Fargo
  • WestRock
  • WithumSmith+Brown

To register please go to:

https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/joint-base-mcguire-dix-lakehurst-transition-summit-0.

***Non-DoD identification holders who did not pre-register: Due to required security procedures, access to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst may take up to 90 minutes. Please plan accordingly.

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