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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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Opportunities Abound if You Visit Each Booth

If you attend a veteran hiring fair, STOP at EVERY table. A banner does not tell you all there is about that company. They may have an opportunity that’s just right for you, but you’ll never know it if you pass them by.

Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

Veteran Jobs: Learn to Turn Your Transferrable Skills into a New Career

Military service provides veterans with transferrable skills that cut across to many fields. Keep this mantra in mind when transitioning to a civilian career: you are more than the sum of your MOS.

Job Search Process, Career Advice, Job Seeker Blog

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.

Job Seeker Blog

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