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

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...

Job Search Process

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How Do Skills Learned in Service Translate to the Civilian Workforce?

Leadership experience and knowing how to manage people are the name of the game.

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

The Time Is Right to Jump into a Career in Manufacturing

Attracting and retaining a quality workforce is the second largest concern of today's manufacturers. Veterans present the perfect solution.

Industries, Job Search Process, Industry-Specific Jobs, Job Search, Job Seeker Blog

Setting Goals for a New Career? Get S.M.A.R.T.

For most military veterans, setting and achieving goals is just another day at the office. Goal setting is engrained from the very beginning of your training. Creating a job search action plan using S.M.A.R.T. goals can make the leap into the civilian workplace less overwhelming.

S.M.A.R.T. goals...

Job Search Process, Industry-Specific Jobs, Job Search, Job Seeker Blog

Map Your Network

Human-resources authorities agree that networking is an essential tool in the job-search process. Your network consists of close friends, relatives, and acquaintances. In networking, you tell members of your network that you are looking for a job. They, in turn, spread the word via their own...

Job Search Process, Search & Employ®, September-October 2016