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.


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

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Create a winning resume

Your resume should paint a picture of a well-qualified candidate who can bring immediate results to the civilian workplace. It should focus on your skills, achievements, and qualifications, and communicate why you are the best candidate for a position. The items below highlight common mistakes...

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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...

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Mobile Networking With POS REP

POS REP is a mobile, proximity-based social network made expressly for the veteran community. Connect with veterans in your area in a mobile format that can lead to more connections and resources at your fingertips. Networking is critical to job search success.

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Avoiding Job Posting Scams

Recently, the age-old problem of job posting scams seems to be on an upswing – and more than that, some of them are targeted specifically at veterans. These scams range from promising a job “after you go through training” (at a cost, of course) to requiring the job seeker to purchase “training...

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