Getting Started

Welcome to the first steps in your job search. From completing your resume to executing a successful interview, we have the resources to help guide you to success. Every career path is unique, but every job seeker — no matter how experienced — can benefit from starting on the right foot.

Includes:

  • Building a profile that delivers
  • Avoiding job posting scams
  • Effective networking tips
  • Your checklist to finding a civilian job

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Your Checklist to Finding a Civilian Job

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Getting Started, Career Advice, Search & Employ®

5 Steps to Build Your Network to Help You Find a Job

The #1 way to find a new job is through networking. People you meet, connections you foster, professional contacts you’ve worked with, even family and friends… your circle of influence is already larger than you think. How do you make the most of that? The art of networking is a critical step in...

Getting Started

Building a profile that delivers

When you register as a job candidate on our website, you should use great care in filling out your registration profile—and then you should keep your profile current. The reason? Employers search our database of registered candidates for potential employees, and the first set of search results...

Getting Started

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Resume Basics – Adjusting Your Expectations

Many veterans seeking jobs tell us that the process of initially getting their resume together and keeping it updated is one of their least favorite parts of a civilian job search. Nevertheless, it’s a necessary evil in the civilian world. According to Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, founders...

Getting Started, Industry-Specific Jobs, Job Seeker Blog

Job Search Advice - Tips for Working a Veteran Hiring Event

Job seekers who attend a RecruitMilitary Veteran job fair or any other military-to-civilian job fair, career fair, hiring event, etc., can improve their chances of finding a great job lead by following these simple tips.

Getting Started, Job Fairs

What type of recruiters attend a veteran career fair?

When attending a career fair keep an open mind. There are a wide variety of exhibitors attending our events—corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies an other government employers, franchisors, and both campus-based and online educational institutions.

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Search, Career Advice, Job Seeker Blog