Getting Started

Welcome to the first steps in your job search. From completing your resume to executing a successful interview, we have the resources to help guide you to success. Every career path is unique, but every job seeker — no matter how experienced — can benefit from starting on the right foot.

Includes:

  • Building a profile that delivers
  • Avoiding job posting scams
  • Effective networking tips
  • Your checklist to finding a civilian job

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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

5 Tips for Finding a Job as a Military Spouse

As a military spouse, you have unique challenges when it comes to seeking and maintaining a professional career. Theses challenges aren't insurmountable though if you take some time to work through them and prepare yourself to put your best foot forward. Consider these five tips as you prepare to...

Getting Started

3 Key Factors for Job Seeking Military Spouses

Let’s face it, finding a job as a military spouse can be difficult. The job search is tricky for anybody, but for military spouses there can be different and specific challenges. There’s travel, the sometimes one-parent household that needs priority over jobs (during deployment or training),...

Getting Started

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