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Jon Sunray


Role and Company

President, SolRay, LLC


35 years experience in engineering


Fairfax, VA

About Jon

Self-employed engineering consultant for information programs in the federal government. 25-year Air Force veteran (06 retired). Lived and traveled overseas. Speak fluent Spanish. Have taught adult education, been a volunteer emergency medical technician and firefighter, and have volunteered in other community service positions. I mentor individuals in how to start a small business and how to prepare for entry into the mainstream corporate world.

Articles by Jon

4 years ago

As a Veteran, Choose Your New Professional Identity

I am a 25-year retired officer who has counseled a number of enlisted and commissioned servicemembers. I started my own...

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4 years ago

Should I start a small business right away or wait?

One of the value-added attributes of military personnel is our Can Do Attitude. This is such an important trait to...

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4 years ago

The value of a college education - should I go?

The question of "Should I go to college?" needs to placed in the context of personal validation as well as...

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Jon's Recent Answers

7 months ago

Asking current boss for job recommendation

Hi..first of all, you are right to think ahead about your own growth potential and I applaud you for...

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4 years ago

What are some salary negotiation techniques to use and how to leverage experience with one’s qualification for the job?

Carlos, I think you've received good advice from a number of mentors on this site. I can add a few...

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4 years ago

I'd like help with my resume & cover letter.

Brandon, I see there are a lot of good offers for assistance here regarding your resume and so you will...

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