NextOp is pleased to announce that the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust has made a significant investment in our program in Louisiana. In 2018, 100 military veterans successfully transitioned to careers after their work with NextOp. This work was made possible in large part due do the generosity of this donation. To recognize this investment we…

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By Khris E. Cabanas The transition from military to civilian life can feel like a grueling experience, but it doesn’t have to be if you plan it right ahead of time. My transition from the Army back in March of 2017 had its ups and downs, yet it all fell back on my preparation for…

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Houston, TX, November 27, 2018 – NextOp, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) to support NextOp’s Veteran Employment Program. This grant will help improve NextOp’s survey response rate, data collection, and analysis to understand NextOp outcomes better and to describe the impact of NextOp’s…

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Houston, TX, November 1, 2018– NextOp, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received a generous $10,000 donation from Shell to support multiple programs including the 2018 Shell Petrochemical Industry Day. The overall goal and mission of NextOp is to recruit, train and place high-performing middle-enlisted military leaders into industry careers. This would not be…

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Who are you? John is Executive Director of NextOp, a non-profit organization whose mission is to recruit, train, and place high-performing mid-level enlisted military leaders into industry. John served in the United States Marine Corps from 1999-2007 as an infantry unit leader.  His overseas assignments include Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan, Djibouti, and Kenya.  In 2009…

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“Join us at Fort Hood in April 2017!” Bringing skilled transitioning Soldiers and Construction Industry professionals together. ABOUT MILCON Military and construction industry experts will come together to highlight upcoming reductions in force, major issues impacting soldier transition into the construction industry, as well as provide direct networking opportunities for soldiers and construction professionals. Organizations…

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This year, NextOp Veterans had a goal; it was to have 300 veterans and transitioning military hired in the construction, healthcare, and energy industries by the end of 2016.  We reached that goal on October 31st and to date NextOp has placed over 450 Veterans since March 2015. NextOp’s impact on the local economy is…

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NextOp Veterans partnered up with Schlumberger for Industry Day, held at the company’s Sugar Land Technology Centers on Oct. 21. The day was filled with informative sessions where veterans learned about the oil and gas industry, and how to enter the industry. Veterans toured the rigs, received personalized resume coaching, and interview coaching by Schlumberger’s human resource…

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