There are tricks and best practices to use in any career search. These articles can provide a foundation of preparation, and after great preparation, execution that leads to your next career.
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Many veteran job seekers have trouble translating their military experiences into qualifications for civilian jobs. Below is a case in point and some recommendations.
"I separated from the Navy in September 2013 where I was an operations specialist for nine years. I am having...
When you register as a job candidate on our website, you should use great care in filling out your registration profile—and then you should keep your profile current. The reason? Employers search our database of registered candidates for potential employees, and the first set of search results...
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).
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.
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....
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.