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...

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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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Five Steps for a Successful In-Person Interview

A successful on-site interview begins as soon as the interview has been scheduled. The level of knowledge you have about your potential new employer will help determine whether you will receive an offer after the interview. Here are five interview preparation tips that have proven successful.

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You Need An Electronic Resume And a Printed Version - They're Not The Same

Everyone knows that the Internet has changed a lot about how companies find applicants. Not only are jobs posted differently now, but resumes are also reviewed differently. No longer is it enough for people to create the perfect resume, print it on high bond paper, put it in a matching envelope,...

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Search

Cover Letter Tips For Veterans To Get Noticed

Even in today’s electronic world, a cover letter can help a veteran stand out when applying for a position. Cover letters still have relevancy, and they can often help a veteran make a point about how he or she is specifically the right person to help a company solve a difficult problem.

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Search

Don't Get Outworked in the Job Search

Over the years, we’ve seen many individuals struggle with the career transition from the military, but more importantly, we've seen thousands succeed brilliantly. In many cases, the struggle we see has more to do with the job seeker’s understanding of, attitude toward, and/or approach to, the job...

Job Search Process, Job Seeker Blog