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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Many veteran job seekers have trouble translating their military experiences into qualifications for civilian jobs. Below is a case in point and some recommendations.
"I separated from the Navy in September 2013 where I was an operations specialist for nine years. I am having...
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...
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).
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...
Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans, Part 8: You Definitely Need More Schooling to Advance Your Career
In America, we believe that education is the key to getting ahead. Everyone is encouraged to finish high school and many are urged to complete a college degree or technical certification. On the whole, it is true that education is a good and worthy goal. But all degrees and certifications are not...