We guide military professionals into solid careers with leading SMB, mid-tier and Fortune 500 companies.
Most military professionals, including those at the highest ranks of the military, seek expert guidance when making a career transition to the private sector. Lucas Group is the nation’s preferred military recruitment firm. We specialize in guiding military officers, non-commissioned offers and highly skilled technicians through this pivotal transition.
Expert guidance worthy of your distinguished track record
Thus far in your career, you have made all the right moves, from acquiring unrivaled leadership skills to reaching distinguished career accomplishments. No one understands better than we do the distinctive guidance and transition assistance you need to make a transition to a civilian career. Many of our military recruiters are veterans themselves. Our expert SMO and JMO recruiters represent every service academy and armed services branch of the U.S. Military and understand the necessary steps for making a successful transition.
A seasoned approach every step of the way
Lucas Group’s military recruitment process is unique, thorough and tailored to the individual. Our Military Practice Group works with you to assess your skills and expertise, and define how they translate to the private sector. This process includes defining your goals for long-term success. We also assist you in creating an effective military résumé that resonates with today’s corporations. Our resources, experience and relationships with military hiring companies have resulted in the placement of over 25,000 military professionals. We can also lead you to a rewarding civilian career aligned with your unique skills and ambitions.
Contact Lucas Group today for thorough, one-on-one assistance in making a thoughtful and solid transition to the civilian workforce.
External resources for transition assistance and workforce data:
- United States Department of Labor Transition Assistance Program
The Transition Assistance Program (TAP), a partnership among the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, helps make the transition back to the civilian section a smooth one. Use these resources, tools and articles to learn more about the assistance TAP can provide with defining and meeting your career goals.
- Military Branch Transition Assistance Programs – Official Sites
Army: Army Career & Alumni Program (ACAP) Official Transition Website
Marines: Marines Transition Assistance Management Program (TAMP)
Navy: Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC)
Air Force: Air Force Personnel Center Transition Assistance Program
Coast Guard: United States Coast Guard Transition Assistance Program
- United States Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Projections program offers information about the labor market for the United States for 10 years into the future. The Bureau also publishes National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, calculated from employers in all industry sectors in every U.S. State and the District of Columbia. The Bureau’s monthly Current Employment Statistics reports provide industry data on employment, hours and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls across approximately 145,000 businesses and government agencies.
- O*Net Online – Military Crosswalk
Military Crosswalk helps military professionals find potential comparative civilian job titles. These descriptions are used to enhance résumés with terms and job titles most widely recognized by the civilian Human Resources community.
- From Integrity Matters – A First-Hand Account of One Military Officer’s Transition
My Military to Private Sector Transition – Seven Lessons Learned offers compelling advice from retired U.S. Naval Officer John Rumbaugh.
- My Next Move for Veterans
My Next Move for Veterans is designed for veterans who are current job seekers. The interactive tool helps vets learn about career options through exploring information on civilian careers and related training. The resource is developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
- International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
For combat veterans and law enforcement: A Transition Guide for Veterans Beginning or Continuing Careers in Law Enforcement