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john buese


Military Service

U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel


31 years served


Seeking a career in financial services


Holbrook, NY

About john

I live in Florida and although I will be moving to Long Island, New York in December. I have been in the Army and Army Reserve since 1988. In my military career I served as an infantry soldier, counter narcotics / counter terrorism analyst, a counterintelligence agent, and a security cooperation officer. I have led teams and small organizations up to 100 people. During my time as a civilian I have worked in a hospital laboratory and operating room, as a loan officer, real estate agent and investor, and as an counterintelligence subject matter expert / analyst.

I learned through Toastmasters to be a strong public speaker, and my best quality is I interact with my audience and I create visuals and analogies that people can easily understand and relate to. I enjoy giving presentations that are informative and helpful.

I am interested in multiple fields. On a personal level, I am a Dave Ramsey disciple and I want to help people achieve financial harmony and that leads to my interest in financial services. I have always been interested in real estate. These would be my passions.

Additionally, I am very curious and interested in working in the fields of marketing, healthcare and project / program management.

Personally, I like playing golf, shooting, hiking, and doing anything with my wife, children and friends.

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8 months ago

I have been told you use recruiters to find positions, can someone recommend a good recruiting company

Searches for recruiters do not provide enough detail to know if it is worth the time.

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8 months ago

Are employers willing to hire military personnel without specific experience in a career field?

I am looking to begin a career in financial services, although I do not have experience or training in that...

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