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Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans , Part 12: Selling is Beneath You

One of the shocks that attend many veterans’ job searches is the discovery that most civilian jobs involve some aspect of selling.

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Paying It Forward: Veterans Who’ve Been There Share Job Seeking Advice

No matter what branch of service from which they hail, all veterans have one thing in common: they go above and beyond the call of duty to help out their buddies.

Career Advice, Job Seeker Blog

Tongue-Tied at a Veteran Career Fair? Try These Talking Points.

Recruiters at veteran career fairs want to know about your development, team work, and leadership abilities. Before you make your approach, it’s best to have a few talking points in mind.

Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans , Part 11: Job Descriptions Are Accurate

In the military, job descriptions are standardized and are similar within each service. So, an Army or Marine infantry squad leader can expect similar standards and duties no matter the unit. In the civilian world, human resources professionals spend a lot of time chasing down hiring managers to...

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