Job Search Process

We have the information you need to nail your job search and win the job you want. We’ve compiled advice and tips from industry experts that can help you feel comfortable and confident through each step in the process, whether you’re face-to-face at a veteran job fair, or conversing online.

Includes:

  • Researching and defining your ideal career
  • Translating your experience
  • Networking that works
  • Create a winning resume
  • Winning the interview

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How A Veteran Can Ace A Phone Interview

While the idea of having an interview in your pajamas might sound like a good idea, it’s probably not the best way to conduct a phone interview when searching for a job. While some people think that phone interviews are a piece of cake, that’s often not the case. Before we jump into the rest of...

Job Search Process, Job Search

Create a Winning Resume

Your resume should paint a picture of a well-qualified candidate who can deliver results. It should focus on your skills, achievements and qualifications, and communicate why you are the best candidate for a position. The items below highlight common mistakes that should be avoided, as well as...

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Search

How to Translate your Military Skills to Civilian Language Effectively

Explaining your military experience to civilian recruiters isn’t always easy. Your MOS, your job title, your responsibilities… it might seem like you’re communicating what you did in the military with a few short military acronyms, but to civilians, it can sound like a foreign language. View our...

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Why You Want to Dress For Success At A Career Fair

You can do yourself a great disservice as a transitioning or veteran job seeker by not dressing up to meet prospective employers – whether at job fairs, other types of multi-employer hiring conferences, or one-on-one interviews. Most people dress better for the one-on-one’s than the jobs fairs,...

Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Search

Interview Success Is Often In The Small Things of Preparation

Even the calmest of the calm think interviews are stressful. How could they not? After all, it’s (hopefully) the closest most of us will come to being interrogated under a bright, hot light in a dark, smoky room. Plus, you’ve probably spent a lot of time researching the company, and you don’t...

Job Search Process, Job Search

Do’s and Don’ts of Using Social Media to Find a Job

Social Media has many great advantages when it comes to your job search, but the boundaries between personal and professional communication can sometimes provide a challenge. What is the appropriate amount of communication via social media vs. invading a potential employer’s private sphere? Below...

Job Search Process, Job Search, Career Advice

Thank You Letter Tips

Job seekers often overlook a simple but important step in the interview process: sending a thank-you letter. Most of them simply fail to recognize its significance. A job seeker who wants to be remembered will send a thank-you letter to the interviewer and all of the other people he or she met...

Job Search Process, Job Search