Job Search

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.

Featured Resources

Your Checklist to Finding a Civilian Job

Register in our database

  • Sign up to
  • Get invitations to jobfairs near you
  • Get job alerts matching your experience
  • Get our monthly email jobs newsletter,The VetTen

Attend our all-veteran job fairs

  • See our
  • Recruiters from employers, franchisers, schools
  • Great venues - stadiums, arenas,...

Getting Started, Career Advice, Search & Employ®

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...

Getting Started

All Posts

Create a winning resume

Your resume should paint a picture of a well-qualified candidate who can bring immediate results to the civilian workplace. It should focus on your skills, achievements, and qualifications, and communicate why you are the best candidate for a position. The items below highlight common mistakes...

Getting Started

Prepare Your Resume

Prepare your resume. In general, your resume should be no more than two pages. Bullets points work best, and avoid paragraphs. Break down your resume by “position”, including the different responsibilities or duties you had in the military, as well as different civilian jobs you’ve had. Keep in...

Job Fairs

3 Key Tips to Use Career Fairs to Find Your Next Job as a Military Veteran

Searching for a civilian job can be tricky. Luckily, we at RecruitMilitary have hosted 670 veteran job fairs specifically for military veterans in the past nine years, and we know what it takes to be successful at a veteran career fair. We’ve distilled our experience into a webinar, “3 Key Tips...

Job Fairs

Crafting Your Elevator Pitch

Learn the basics of an elevator pitch so you can nail those introductions and get the interview!

If you'd like to go deeper into the mechanics of crafting your elevator pitch, along with seeing an example of one, check out our full webinar, .

Job Search Process, Job Fairs