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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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You Need An Electronic Resume And a Printed Version - They're Not The Same

Everyone knows that the Internet has changed a lot about how companies find applicants. Not only are jobs posted differently now, but resumes are also reviewed differently. No longer is it enough for people to create the perfect resume, print it on high bond paper, put it in a matching envelope,...

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Search

Cover Letter Tips For Veterans To Get Noticed

Even in today’s electronic world, a cover letter can help a veteran stand out when applying for a position. Cover letters still have relevancy, and they can often help a veteran make a point about how he or she is specifically the right person to help a company solve a difficult problem.

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Search

"I Hate Sales!" - The Worst Statement a Job Seeker Can Make

This quote can defeat a job seeker before they even get started.

In my role at RecruitMilitary, I receive a lot of email from military veterans who are seeking new careers. I’m constantly amazed at the number of emails that describe the individual’s disdain for sales – everything from apathy to...

Job Search, Job Seeker Blog

Don't Get Outworked in the Job Search

Over the years, we’ve seen many individuals struggle with the career transition from the military, but more importantly, we've seen thousands succeed brilliantly. In many cases, the struggle we see has more to do with the job seeker’s understanding of, attitude toward, and/or approach to, the job...

Job Search Process, Job Seeker Blog