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Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans , Part 15: There is a Secret Formula for Civilian Success

While there is no one-size-fits-all formula for civilian success, there are four key drivers of its achievement. These are talent and fit, luck, effort and choices (including planning and purposefulness).

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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.

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Shine Your Cover Letter

For many veterans, drafting a compelling cover letter can be a tough process. The key is to create a cover letter that can be adapted to each opportunity. Your cover letter will always be a work in process – that is, you should constantly tweak it to meet the needs of each job to which you apply....

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Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans , Part 14: Veteran Hiring Initiatives are Just Propaganda

The serious veteran job seeker will seek to understand before he or she seeks to be understood when it comes to decoding the intentions of hiring companies. By comprehending the motivations and needs of most organizations, the individual can better position himself for success.

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