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Inside the CPOL Employment website you will find free featured articles, tips and advice as well as useful links - that will be very useful to anyone who is interested in pursuing a civilian military career. The home page includes articles about not only Army civilian jobs but also those with the Air Force, Navy… [click here for the full article]

Veteran Jobs

Today’s veterans have a wealth of employment options available to them thanks to the United States military’s effort to keep its operation costs low. Though the United States hopes to cut military spending by becoming more efficient, the military still wants to accomplish its goals. This uncompromising stance on government and military objectives creates many… [click here for the full article]

Civilian Military Jobs

Today, civilian workers – both within the US military and outside the military - play an increasingly important role in global military operations conducted by the US Department of Defense. The Department of Defense and the military branches – the Army, the Air Force, the Marines, the Navy, and the Coast Guard – are all… [click here for the full article]

Medical Jobs In The Military

One of the largest sectors for military employment (for civilians) is in the medical sector. The United States military maintains an enormous network of hospitals that serve the needs of military personnel and employees. In addition to working directly for one of the branches of the United States military, there are also thousands of positions… [click here for the full article]

Federal Job Search

It’s as simple as “what” and “where.” While the process to land one of 1.7 million government jobs is highly competitive, searching for one is a simple process, and it starts at www.usajobs.gov. The government is comprised of over 100 different agencies and cabinet bureaus, and each one of them is required to post openings… [click here for the full article]

Financial Jobs in the Military for Civilians

The United States military has utilized civilians for carrying out essential tasks since the establishment of the country. As early as the American Revolutionary War, the Continental Army used countless numbers of civilian employees to handle supply and logistics issues that faced the military forces fighting against the British. This is one of the reasons… [click here for the full article]

Military Contract Jobs

The United States Military relies heavily upon the support of government and military contractors in order to achieve their goals. As early as the American Revolution, the United States military has a long history of entering into contracts with private sector companies for the purposes of procuring various goods and services. These goods and services… [click here for the full article]

Navy Civilian Jobs

Since 1798, the United States Navy has depended upon civilians to help provide many of the essential services that are necessary to maintain the Navy’s military readiness. Contrary to common belief, it’s extremely common to find civilians working for the United States Navy, both at home and abroad. This is part of a long tradition… [click here for the full article]

Veteran Affairs

The United States has a special department for dealing with veterans’ issues, known as the US Department of Veteran Affairs. This government agency operates with cabinet-level status, meaning that its head sits on the Cabinet of the United States – a collection of the most senior officers of the US government’s executive branch. The duty… [click here for the full article]

Locating CPOL Vacancy Announcements thumbnail

In this article we look at finding the latest CPOL vacancy announcements. Today's Army is continually working place the latest information online for civilians and enlisted individuals. With the civilian personnel online program the military is working on an online message board that delivers the latest information that pertains towards vacancies within the military for… [click here for the full article]

CPOL Employment

There are a number of steps that help turn a resume into the perfect impression to gain civilian contractor employment. For those who are looking at military and government positions, it is important that the resume meets their high standards. These government agencies often use an automated process, and provide applicants with a resume builder… [click here for the full article]

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program

The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program is a program that was created at the behest of the United States Congress in 2011, as part of the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act. This act is intended to help veterans of the United States’ military service branches transition from military careers in to civilian… [click here for the full article]

Uncle Sam Job Opportunities

There is just no sugarcoating it. The Great Recession is upon us, and if you’re looking for a job, join the club comprised of just over 8 percent (see chart) of the nation’s population currently unemployed and seeking work. In the current job market, help wanted ads are few and far between. Fortunately, the nation’s… [click here for the full article]

Technology Jobs for Civilians

A modern military requires a large number of people to keep everything running smoothly from an IT standpoint. The U.S. military has a wide variety of technical support jobs available, ranging from network administration to on-site computer technician. Getting one of these jobs doesn't have to be hard, in some cases, previous work history may… [click here for the full article]

Getting Military Contractor Jobs – All you need to know thumbnail

Civilian contractors are play a crucial part in supporting military and security operations around the world. Militaries, government civilian agencies, and many private companies with global operations depend on military contractors to carry out essential tasks that they cannot carry out on their own (or can do cheaper by outsourcing labor). Civilian military contractors are… [click here for the full article]

Army Resumix Resume

Like many other government departments, the military use Resumix software to help cut down the amount of time spent on looking through resumes. It helps to cut down the level of work required by the HR departments. Resumix is a computer program that works on an algorithm to find specifics in an application to determine… [click here for the full article]

Military ASVAB Test

Enlisting in the United States Military requires completing an examination called the “Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery”, which is better known by the acronym “ASVAB”. In the military ASVAB test scores are used to determine the personal strengths and knowledge that a candidate has. This helps the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, or Air Force… [click here for the full article]