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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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Why You Want to Dress For Success At A Career Fair

You can do yourself a great disservice as a transitioning or veteran job seeker by not dressing up to meet prospective employers – whether at job fairs, other types of multi-employer hiring conferences, or one-on-one interviews. Most people dress better for the one-on-one’s than the jobs fairs,...

Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Search

Interview Success Is Often In The Small Things of Preparation

Even the calmest of the calm think interviews are stressful. How could they not? After all, it’s (hopefully) the closest most of us will come to being interrogated under a bright, hot light in a dark, smoky room. Plus, you’ve probably spent a lot of time researching the company, and you don’t...

Job Search Process, Job Search

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...

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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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