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 into Jobs for Veterans
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...
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...
4 Things Military Veterans Need To Know Before Becoming An Entrepreneur
While the military is, of course, much harsher than the world of entrepreneurship, the two do share some similarities.
In both, anything can happen — often with little or no notice — and that’s why military veterans are so good at adapting under pressure once they embark on a career in business....
Basic Networking - 7 Fast Tips
Networking is a great tool for landing a job, and in many surveys it's even noted as the top way people find their next career. Technology can help you build a network, but the process still proceeds contact by contact. As you work to transition to a new career, try to use these tips to help you...
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,...
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...