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...
How Military Veterans can Capitalize on Their Sales Knowledge.
"I hate sales"
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...
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...
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...
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...