How to Get a Job with L3Harris Technologies

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We know how challenging it can be to start a new career after you’ve left military service. That’s why we specialize in creating military resumes that can help separating servicemembers more easily transition to the civilian workforce.

In addition to helping veterans with resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles, we recommend that veterans who want to transition to the civilian workforce start their job search by looking for opportunities with military friendly employers. These are employers that have hiring, training, and benefits packages designed to attract and retain veteran talent.

One military friendly employer we’d like to spotlight is L3 Harris Technologies. This global aerospace and defense technology firm specializes in designing and manufacturing wireless communication systems, electronic warfare weaponry, night-vision equipment, tactical radios, spaceborne antennas, and more. L3Harris has clients in the defense, government, commercial, and international markets.

Why Work for L3Harris?

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L3Harris consistently receives awards and accolades for creating a rewarding and inclusive work environment. For example, the company is one of Fortune’s World Most Admired Companies for 2023. Fortune was particularly impressed with the company’s innovation, financial soundness, and social responsibility efforts.                               

The company was also named as a Best Employer for Veterans by Forbes magazine and appears on the most recent list of Military Friendly Employers because their commitment to creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community.

In addition to being pro-veteran employer, L3Harris offers a generous compensation package. The salary range for an employee at the firm is $42,000 to $110,000 annually.

They also offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • A matching 401(k) program
  • Paid time off
  • Training and mentorship opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Pet insurance

Are you interested in what L3Harris might have in store for you? Then check out our tips for finding a job at L3Harris if you are a military Veteran.

Tips for Finding Job Opportunities at L3Harris

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1. Join their talent community 

Before you do anything else, add your name and email address to become part of their talent community. You’ll be alerted to job opportunities that are specifically geared toward veterans and separating servicemembers.

2. Attend career events 

L3Harris holds job fairs, information sessions, networking socials, and other career-related events for separating servicemembers and veterans throughout the year. Join in person or virtually to learn more about what L3Harris has to offer.

3. Check out the SkillBridge program 

L3Harris is a proud participant and supporter of The DoD SkillBridge Program. The program was designed at the federal level to provide occupational training and job opportunities to separating servicemembers.

SkillBridge enables you to use the last 180 days of your military service to train and learn with a participating company, such as L3Harris. As you participate with SkillBridge, you’ll continue to receive your military pay and benefits.

You can search now for an opportunity at L3Harris that aligns with the DoD SkillBridge program.

Please note: To be eligible for DoD SkillBridge job opportunities you must be an active member of the U.S. Military with 180 days of service or fewer remaining prior to your date of separation and have at least 180 continuous days of service. Your unit commander must authorize participation prior to entering the program.

4. Search by area of interest

If you know what type of job you want, then you can search for opportunities in your specific area of interest, including:

 

5. Search internationally

If you know that you want to work outside of the United States, then start your job search here. You’ll potentially find jobs in up to a dozen countries where L3Harris has operations, including Canada, Australia, and Japan. 

Best Practices for Landing a Job at L3Harris

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 Once you’ve found a job you’re interested in at L3Harris, follow these best practices to increase your chances of landing an interview and getting a job offer. 

  1. Update your resume. At Empire Resume, we’ll make sure your resume is concise, results-focused, and ready to grab the attention of civilian recruiters.
  2. Network. Do you know someone who’s already working at L3Harris? If so, reach out to them for a referral. Candidates that have an employee referral are four times more likely to be offered a job than candidates without a referral.
  3. Research. L3Harris has a long history. Be sure to research the organization and be ready to discuss why you connect with their mission and values during an interview.  
  4. Practice your talking points. Be ready to tell your interviewer how you can transfer the skills you learned in the military to your civilian career.
  5. Prepare questions. There’s no better way to show your interviewer that you are engaged than by asking questions. You could ask what traits would make someone successful in the role. Ask about an element of the corporate culture that you find interesting. Ask the interviewer what they enjoy about their job.

 

L3Harris Wants Veteran Talent 

If you’re a veteran ready to re-enter the workforce, then it may be worth your time to investigate opportunities at L3Harris. The company provides robust and ongoing support and resources to veterans ready to transition into civilian careers.

But you should also know that there are hundreds of military friendly employers in addition to L3Harris who want veteran talent. We encourage you to seek out veteran-friendly employers and find out what incentives and programs they have in place.

Ready to Transition to a Civilian Career?  

Empire Resume has helped thousands of veterans successfully transition into the civilian workforce and we can help you as well.

We can transform your military skills, achievements, and performance reviews into an expertly crafted resume that will attract the attention of employers. We can also help you create a standout LinkedIn profile and even give advice on how to prepare for civilian job interviews.

Contact us at 801-690-4085 or info@empireresume.com.

Dr. Phillip Gold is President/CEO of Empire Resume and has vast experience writing resumes for both professionals and servicemembers transitioning from the military into civilian roles. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force and was responsible for leading nuclear missile security. Phillip is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and holds a BA in Communications from The Ohio State University, an MS in Instructional Technology, an MBA in Finance, and a PhD in Finance. 

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