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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...

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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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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.

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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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Preparing for a Career in Counseling

The employment of mental health counselors, who aid clients in managing and overcoming psychological and emotional disorders, is projected to increase 20 percent by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans, Part 9: Civilian Hiring Managers Appreciate What You Did in The Service

With some obvious exceptions, most civilian hiring managers do not truly understand what you did in the military and how it relates to their company’s needs. While this presents a challenge and frustrates most veteran job seekers, this gap in understanding can be a fortuitous circumstance if you...

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