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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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Translating Your Military Experience

Many veteran job seekers have trouble translating their military experiences into qualifications for civilian jobs. Below is a case in point and some recommendations.

Veteran's Challenge

"I separated from the Navy in September 2013 where I was an operations specialist for nine years. I am having...

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Search

Building a profile that delivers

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...

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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...

Job Seeker Blog

Veterans: Learn to Tell Your Story in a Job Interview

Have you ever wondered what the hiring manager across the table is thinking during your job interview? The chances are good that they are asking themselves two questions: "Who is this person, really?" and "Can they fix my problem or solve my need?"

Job Search Process, Job Seeker Blog

An Open Minded Navy Vet Lands an Accounting Job in an Unlikely Place

Navy lands a job from a veteran job fair and urges other veteran job seekers to erase any pre-conceived ideas about what positions companies attending may be sourcing.

Job Seeker Blog

Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans, Part 10: Senior Officer Transitions Are Easier

As we have explored previously, veterans are similar to all groups of job seekers in that they often think they have it harder than everyone else. But even among veterans themselves, some assume that certain subcategories of veterans have it easier (or harder).

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