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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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Do’s and Don’ts of Using Social Media to Find a Job

Social Media has many great advantages when it comes to your job search, but the boundaries between personal and professional communication can sometimes provide a challenge. What is the appropriate amount of communication via social media vs. invading a potential employer’s private sphere? Below...

Job Search Process, Job Search, Career Advice

Thank You Letter Tips

Job seekers often overlook a simple but important step in the interview process: sending a thank-you letter. Most of them simply fail to recognize its significance. A job seeker who wants to be remembered will send a thank-you letter to the interviewer and all of the other people he or she met...

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How A Veteran Can Ace A Phone Interview

While the idea of having an interview in your pajamas might sound like a good idea, it’s probably not the best way to conduct a phone interview when searching for a job. While some people think that phone interviews are a piece of cake, that’s often not the case. Before we jump into the rest of...

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Five Steps for a Successful In-Person Interview

A successful on-site interview begins as soon as the interview has been scheduled. The level of knowledge you have about your potential new employer will help determine whether you will receive an offer after the interview. Here are five interview preparation tips that have proven successful.

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