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...
Crafting Your Elevator Pitch
Learn the basics of an elevator pitch so you can nail those introductions and get the interview!
If you'd like to go deeper into the mechanics of crafting your elevator pitch, along with seeing an example of one, check out our full webinar, .
How to Translate your Military Skills to Civilian Language Effectively
Explaining your military experience to civilian recruiters isn’t always easy. Your MOS, your job title, your responsibilities… it might seem like you’re communicating what you did in the military with a few short military acronyms, but to civilians, it can sound like a foreign language. View our...
5 Steps to Build Your Network to Help You Find a Job
The #1 way to find a new job is through networking. People you meet, connections you foster, professional contacts you’ve worked with, even family and friends… your circle of influence is already larger than you think. How do you make the most of that? The art of networking is a critical step in...
Veteran Learning Portal
We've partnered with Cornerstone On-Demand Foundation Initiative to provide free professional development resources to support your transition to civilian employment. You will have access to a wide range of courses and material designed to develop the skills necessary in today's workplace, from...